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Canadian government moving forward with single-use plastics ban

Draft regulations prohibiting certain single-use plastics have now been published for public comment.

Material supplier Geon grows in U.S. and Canada with Roscom acquisition

Roscom is an ISO 9001:2015–certified PVC compounder headquartered in Croydon, Pennsylvania.

Change of brand strategy for the Wittmann Group

The Austria-based machinery and equipment maker is dropping the Battenfeld brand name from its injection molding machinery.

Federal program to bring skilled workers to Atlantic Canada made permanent

The Atlantic Immigration Program will officially open on Jan. 1, 2022.

Canadian economy grew 0.8% in October, StatCan says

Plastics and rubber products making contributed the most to the manufacturing sector growth, partly due to higher demand from motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts manufacturers.

Comar expands packaging solutions portfolio with Omega Packaging acquisition

California-based Omega serves the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, sports nutrition, and skin care markets.
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3D-printed plastic knee brace gives relief for the elderly

The new X-Brace was developed in a collaboration between engineering firm Delsson and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. » Read more

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

Thermoplastic Concentrates

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The Packaging Conference

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Scottsdale, Az.
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Automate 2022

June 6-9, 2022
Detroit, Mich.
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