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Waveform Plastics buys Shepherd’s thick-gauge division

Waveform will merge the new thick-gauge thermoforming activities with its existing operations in South River, Ontario.

Canadian distributor Plastics Plus acquired by Piedmont Plastics

Piedmont officials said they plan to move Edmonton-based Plastics Plus to a new location in that city.

Davis-Standard appoints Mike Brown as vice president for its Canadian operations

Brown will lead Davis-Standard's Brampton Engineering, Deacro, and Gamma companies.

Hillenbrand buys recycling system supplier Herbold

Herbold will join the Coperion and Rotex brands as part of Hillenbrand's Advanced Process Solutions segment.

California passes strict new law targeting single-use plastics

The new bill requires all packaging in the state to be recyclable or compostable by 2032.

Applications now open for Ontario small business safety awards

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board’s awards are for qualifying independently owned and operated businesses with fewer than 50 employees.

Allied Motion Technologies adds precision linear and rotary motor technology with acquisition of Airex

Airex supplies electromagnetic components and solutions for aerospace/defense, life sciences, semiconductor and other commercial industrial applications.
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Special Reports 

Microplastics may pose a greater threat to the base of marine food webs

Microplastics have the potential to cause harm to animals through pathways including replacing food and leaching added chemicals into their bodies. » Read more

What is BPA and why is it in so many plastic products?

BPA-derived polycarbonates have properties that make them excellent for use in everything from the lenses of eyeglasses to water bottles, but BPA also disrupts how hormones function in the body. » Read more

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