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Hamilton Plastics

StackTeck invests in new capacity

The Brampton, Ont.-based moldmaker has spent about $7 million in capital equipment since the beginning of the pandemic.

Packaging product supplier Selig buys France-based MGJ

MGJ is a France-based manufacturer of foam liners with operations in Drummondville, Que.

Milacron donates equipment to Ohio university for plastics engineering program

The equipment allows students at Shawnee State University's plastics engineering technology program to develop skills.

Extruder Pexco buys Performance Elastomers

Performance Elastomers makes dense and sponge elastomer products for recreational vehicle, automotive aftermarket, marine and heavy equipment uses.

Teknor Apex acquires material supplier Lanier Color

The deal broadens Teknor's portfolio by adding PVC colour concentrates and specialty compounds for building and construction.

Southwestern Ontario Development Fund investing $1 million in THK Rhythm Automotive Canada

The funding supports a larger investment by the auto parts supplier to purchase new equipment and expand its Tillsonburg plant.
Sponsored Spotlight 

Sprue Pickers

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Special Reports 

Sabic collaborates to create polymers based on ocean-bound plastic

The material is recovered from ocean-feeding waterways and inland areas by Malaysia-based plastic recycling company HHI. » Read more

Milk jugs, cartons or plastic bags — which one is best for the environment?

Our analysis suggests plastic components remain the best option for low-waste milk containment. » 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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The Packaging Conference

Feb. 14-16, 2022
Austin, Tex.
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Automate 2022

June 6-9, 2022
Detroit, Mich.
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