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Lowe’s Canada to eliminate single-use plastic bags by June

The move will affect over 450 corporate and affiliated stores operating under three different corporate banners.

Bioplastics supplier TerraVerdae Bioworks to acquire PolyFerm Canada

The deal expands TerraVerdae's PHA technology portfolio to create new biodegradable bioplastic products.

Quebec molder Exo-s buys Plastiques Moore

Located in Saint-Damien-de-Buckland, Que., Plastiques Moore specializes in molding parts for the medical sector.

Tim Hortons introduces new white hot-beverage lids to improve recyclability

The company also said it has been testing a new plastic-free fibre lid and is expanding those tests to more locations this year.

Mexico’s Alpek buying PET sheet maker Octal for $620 million

The acquisition adds over one million tons of installed capacity, spread across four sites, to Alpek’s existing footprint.

X-Rite appoints Chris Brooks as president

Brooks is a veteran of the industrial manufacturing, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and foodservice industries.

Absolute Robot named as authorized system integrator by Fanuc

Fanuc’s line of six-axis and SCARA robots joins other products that ARI offers.

Packaging supplier Scholle IPN to be acquired by SIG

The acquisition will enable SIG to expand its applications in both pouches and bag-in-box packaging.
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Special Reports 

Solving for climate change: The plastics industry is up for the task

Facing and overcoming the challenge of climate change requires innovation, collaboration, and investment. » Read more

How to manage traditions for the continued success of the family business

Sometimes holding onto traditions can be a hindrance to the success of family businesses, but there are ways to innovate while also honouring them. » Read more

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