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Recycling compounder Canuck Compounders bought by Montreal’s NanoXplore

The deal aims to expand graphene supplier NanoXplore's downstream, value-added product offering.

Pretium Packaging expands into Mexico with Grupo Edid acquisition

Packaging supplier Grupo Edid includes four separate operations: Ediplast, Edipacks, Refrepet, and Ediprint.

Ascend buys compounding facility in Mexico

The acquisition aims to expand Ascend's global footprint and production capacity for high-performance engineered materials.

Trinseo to acquire plastic waste collector and recycler Heathland

The acquisition of the Dutch plastic waste collection and recycling company gives Trinseo a reliable source of recycled feedstock.

ProAmpac acquires packaging supplier Prairie State Group

The deal strengthens ProAmpac's labeling capabilities and expand its presence in food and pet food markets.

Five international Dow sites receive ISCC PLUS certification

Five plants in the U.S., Spain, Netherlands, and Germany have been recognized for their compliance with rigorous tracking of sustainable feedstock use.
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Special Reports 
CPL Video Showcase

Two years in, Canada’s Ghost Gear Program keeps gathering ocean waste (and momentum)

The initiative has helped remove approximately 739 tonnes of abandoned, lost or discarded fishing gear from Canada's Atlantic and Pacific coasts since 2019. » Read more

COVID litter: we mapped discarded masks and gloves in 11 countries with the help of citizen science

We found strong links between mask litter and national laws or policies requiring mask wearing. » Read more

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Automate 2022

June 6-9, 2022
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