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Heartland petrochemical complex in Alberta begins production of PP pellets

Construction of the complex began in early 2018, and it is expected to convert locally sourced, low-cost propane into 525,000 tonnes per year of polypropylene.

Quebec injection molding start-up Lacus Innovations gets government funding

The Lachute-based business obtains $3 million in funding from the Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions agency.

Deltaplast founder Ted Koch passes away

Koch, 87, was also a prominent industry association volunteer.

Good Natured Products closes acquisition of FormTex Plastics

Houston-based FormTex produces custom plastic packaging for the medical, food, electronic, industrial, and retail end markets.

Axiom Group expands management team

The Ontario-based injection molder has added automotive industry veterans Richard Ishii and Paul Karim.

Nova publishes progress report on its environmental, social, and governance goals

The new report highlights the Calgary-based company's performance and areas for improvement.

Plastics Industry Association adds three new executives

The organization has named Stephanie Strategos Polis as vice president of communications; Ashley Hood-Morley as vice president, industry engagement; and Whitney Taveras as equipment council director.

Wacker opens new production site for silicones in India

The plant in Panagarh will manufacture silicone rubber and silicone compounds for electromobility, medical technology, and electrical transmission and distribution applications.
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Special Reports 

Five ways that the super-strong US dollar could hurt the world economy

A strong US dollar is a response to troubled times. » Read more

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

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