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Hamilton Plastics

Arburg establishes additive manufacturing subsidiary

Called Arburgadditive, the subsidiary is based out of the company’s headquarters in Lossburg, Germany.

Alpla establishes new Asia-Pacific region

The new office in Singapore unifies the packaging supplier's current operations in China, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines.

Plastics recycler Pyrowave receives $7-million credit facility from Que. government

The Pyrowave technology platform uses microwaves to manufacture chemicals more efficiently and with a lower carbon release than traditional processes.

Pleora Technologies expands North American distribution with Futura Automation

Pleora’s AI solutions include a “no code” software platform that simplifies development, testing and deployment of AI and computer vision algorithms.

Bausch + Lomb contact lens recycling programs are taking off

Developed with recycler TerraCycle, the programs target contact lenses and other eye care materials, which typically are unrecyclable plastics.

People Progress

Some of the latest industry appointments.
Sponsored Spotlight 
iD Additives

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Special Reports 
CPL Video Showcase

ABB and Zume partner on new sustainable packaging application

ABB is providing robots that will enable Zume’s production of bio-based packaging on a global scale, helping to reduce reliance on single-use plastics. » Read more

Workplaces can help promote exercise, but job conditions remain a major hurdle

Job-related physical activity often does not provide the same health benefits of leisure-time exercise, and can even have negative effects. » Read more

Plastec East

Dec. 7-9, 2021
New York, N.Y.
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IAPD Women in Plastics

Dec. 15, 2021
Virtual event
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Automate 2022

June 6-9, 2022
Detroit, Mich.
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