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Two Ontario plastics processors investing to expand

E. Hofmann Plastics Canada and Rochling Engineering Plastics are both receiving funding assistance from the Ontario government.

Nova names Alan Schrob as PCR development manager

Schrob previously held the title of senior leader, market management for the company.

U.S. plastics production since COVID-19 recession should continue to bounce back, report says

Plastic products manufacturing in the U.S. in October 2021 increased 20.2 per cent from the end of the COVID-19 recession in April 2020, according to the Plastics Industry Association.

Thermoforming machinery manufacturer OMV bought by MalStra LLC

The new company, called OMV Technologies LLC, will be based in Florida, with an office in Los Angeles.

Westlake to acquire Hexion’s global epoxy business

The epoxy business manufactures specialty resins, coatings, and composites for wind turbine blades and light-weight automotive structural components.

Sandvik Coromant to acquire Canadian software provider ICAM

Quebec-based ICAM provides technology solutions that translate CAM data into optimized coding for guiding CNC machining operations.

Hanwei to sell Harvest Longwall High Pressure FRP Pipe Co.

Harvest owns all of Hanwei’s plant and equipment for the production of fibreglass reinforced pipe, which comprises all of the company’s business and assets.
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