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Canadian flexible packager St. Johns buys Mexican firm Plásticos Uribe

The deal, for an undisclosed amount, marks the second recent purchase that St. Johns has made in Mexico.

Tim Hortons launches reusable and returnable cup pilot program in Vancouver

The pilot will help evaluate the viability of a broader, permanent program that would allow single-use cups to be collected for recycling at a number of public drop-off points.

Novatec launches quick-ship product service

The Novatec Now service guarantees shipment of select auxiliary equipment in 48 to 72 hours, excluding trucking delays, or Novatec pays the freight.

Rotomolder Tank Holding adds blow molding, injection molding with Semco acquisition

Semco manufactures a variety of high-volume custom and proprietary products serving the recreational, commercial, outdoor, engine, and other industries.

Advanced Motion & Controls named Canadian Platinum distributor by Universal Robots

Denmark-based Universal Robots is a manufacturer of smaller flexible industrial collaborative robot arms.

Teijin Automotive invests more than $100 million to expand Indiana operations

The new facility in Huntington will house a new paint line and assembly capabilities, and will be fully operational by the end of 2023.

Myers Industries buys Georgia rotational molding facility from Step2

The deal expands Myers’ U.S. rotomolding capabilities to serve the outdoor recreation, construction, vehicle and industrial end markets.
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WITTMANN innovations (2nd 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:
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Special Reports 

Disease-causing parasites can hitch a ride on plastics and potentially spread through the sea, new research suggests

Microplastics that float along the surface could potentially travel long distances, spreading pathogens far from their original sources on land. » Read more

Researchers cook up a way to remove microplastics using okra

Scientists at Tarleton State University have discovered that food-grade plant extracts from okra have the power to remove microplastics from wastewater. » Read more

Circularity 22

May 17-19, 2022
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Argenplas 2022

June 6-9, 2022
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Automate 2022

June 6-9, 2022
Detroit, Mich.
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Global Pouch Forum

June 7-9, 2022
Rosemont, Ill.
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