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Canadian Hospital Specialties buys two Ontario-based plastic medical firms

The deal is designed to increase CHS' capabilities in injection molding and tubing extrusion and reduce its reliance on foreign imports.

McDonald’s Canada announces plan to transition to recycled packaging

The restaurant chain intends to source 100 percent of primary guest packaging from renewable, recycled, or certified sources by the end of 2025.

Ontario unveils new program to train more workers for careers in automotive manufacturing

Led by the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association, training includes three-month paid job placements through its network of more than 300 small and medium-sized businesses.

Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen names new CEO

The Austria-based recycling machinery maker has appointed Gerhard Ohler to the role.

Trelleborg acquiring Minnesota Rubber and Plastics for $950 million

Founded in 1945, compounder and parts maker Minnesota Rubber has manufacturing plants in North America, Europe, and Asia.

SK Capital buys Valtris Specialty Chemicals

Headquartered in Independence, Ohio, Valtris supplies specialty performance additives and precursors for a range of applications.

Aurora Plastics breaks ground for Streetsboro, Ohio expansion

The expansion will provide Aurora with more than 100 million pounds of new compounding capacity in rigid PVC, rigid PVC alloys, and CPVC.
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Special Reports 

McMaster inventors’ repellent plastic wrap sheds all viruses and bacteria

RepelWrap, a self-cleaning plastic wrap, is now moving toward scaled-up production for the marketplace. » Read more

Is the US in a recession? Well, that depends on whom you ask – and what measure they use

The economy does not appear to be in a recession at the moment, given how strong the labor market is. » Read more

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