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GM Canada names Marissa West as new president

West succeeds Scott Bell, who takes over as vice president global, Chevrolet.

Linamar acquires partner’s interest in casting facility joint venture

Linamar will assume 100 per cent ownership and operational control of the GF Linamar LLC business.

Magna growing battery enclosures business, expanding in Ontario

The company plans to open a new 170,000 square foot facility in Chatham as an extension of its operations in the St. Thomas area.

Haitian reports record sales of $2.5 billion in 2021

The Ningbo, China-based injection press maker said its 2021 sales were a 35.7 per cent increase over its 2020 results.

Ascend gains first manufacturing foothold in India with Formulated Polymers acquisition

The deal includes a manufacturing facility in Chennai as well as warehouses throughout India.

Sigma expands production of Vanish stretch film to all North American locations

Sigma first launched the Vanish product in late 2021.

Kautex Americas relocates and expands its activities in Mexico and Latin America

The company is moving its headquarters from Branchburg, New Jersey to nearby Flemington.
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WITTMANN innovations (1st Qtr 2022)

The new edition of the quarterly issue of the international "WITTMANN innovations" magazine is now available for download It is featuring the following topics:
  • Interview with Renato Mutti from the Oldrati Group.
  • Environment-Award for Hayco.
  • Automation at Bell, USA.
  • Jesco, USA – 2.5 million cycles.
  • New Managing Director in Spain.
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Special Reports 

The world’s first biodegradable shoe is here

The Blueview Pacific sneaker replaces petroleum plastics with plant-based plastics, and can biodegrade in compost, soil, and even the ocean. » Read more

Four reasons to be hopeful about the planned global plastics treaty

The treaty sets out basic objectives and allows states to set their own plans for preventing, reducing and eliminating plastic pollution. » Read more

Interplas 2022

April 5-8, 2022
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Plastec West

April 12-14, 2022
Anaheim, Calif.
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Automate 2022

June 6-9, 2022
Detroit, Mich.
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