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Dispensing equipment maker Nordson realigns into three business segments

The move aims to give the company 'better visibility' into its rapidly expanding medical and electronics platforms.

Huntsman starts operation of new MDI splitter at Louisiana polyurethanes plant

The splitter will enable production of more high value, differentiated grades.

LS Mtron consolidates North American service groups

The injection molding machine maker has also appointed industry veteran Bradd Harried to the position of customer service manager for North America.

Umicore to build battery materials production plant in Ontario

The near-carbon-neutral facility in Loyalist Township, Ont., will manufacture CAM and pCAM, which are critical components in the production of EV batteries.

Canadian investors complete sale of Barrette Outdoor Living to CRH

Canadian private equity firm TorQuest Partners and pension fund Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec first announced the sale in June.

Canada needs to do more to attract young people to the skilled trades, report says

Despite Canadians thinking highly of skilled trades, the 3M report notes, over three-quarters say they wouldn't pursue a skilled trade for themselves.

Perc Pineda rejoins Plastics Industry Association as chief economist

Pineda left the Washington, D.C.-based organization in February to serve as senior economist of the Credit Union National Association.

Covestro breaks ground on two new production facilities in Shanghai

The new plants are designed to help meet the rising demand for polyurethane dispersions and elastomers.
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Special Reports 

Tiny fish-shaped robot ‘swims’ around picking up microplastics

Developed by Chinese researchers, the 15 mm-long robot is light-activated and collects microplastics as it swims. » Read more

Letter to the Editor: Government policy and plastic waste

Instead of trucking garbage and plastic waste hundreds of miles for disposal, municipalities should convert the combustible part of the waste stream into energy. » Read more

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