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Ontario injection molder Lakeside Plastics bought by Sweden’s KB Components

The current operations of KB in Windsor will be merged with the operations of Windsor-based Lakeside to create a combined entity with a projected turnover of more than $70 million for 2022.

Labatt reducing plastic packaging at its Montreal and London, Ont. breweries

As part of a larger sustainability investment, the brewer is introducing its KeelClip packaging system at these sites, which replaces plastic rings, tops and shrink film with recyclable fibre paperboard.

Medline Canada opens supplies and equipment distribution hub in Guelph, Ontario

The 600,000-square-foot facility employs 140 people and has approximately 25,000 different medical products in inventory.

Lanxess’ High Performance Materials business unit to become legally independent

The portfolio of the business unit includes the engineering plastics polyamide and polybutylene terephthalate, as well as thermoplastic fibre composites.

Alpla puts HDPE recycling plant in Mexico into operation

The new facility in Toluca will double its HDPE recycling capacity in 2022.

Trelleborg selling printing blanket operation to Continental

Germany-based Continental plans to integrate the operation into its ContiTech business.
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Ontario firms Aduro, Switch Energy partner to recycle agricultural plastics

The companies are in discussions about building a pilot plant in Sarnia to recover polyethylene and polypropylene used in agriculture. » Read more

Lessons from COVID-19 for the next pandemic: We need better data on workplace transmission

The pandemic has shone a spotlight on the importance of work on health outcomes. » Read more

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