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Major brands, NGOs endorse new global plastics treaty

Eighty-five organizations have banded together to form the Business Coalition for a Global Plastics Treaty.

Magna introduces thermoplastic rear swing doors

The doors contain recycled materials are 20 to 30 percent lighter than traditional steel solutions, and increase vehicle accessibility.

De Havilland announces site of new Alberta aircraft manufacturing facility

The new facility will be in Wheatland County, Alberta, approximately 30 minutes east of Calgary.

Canadian manufacturers ‘key’ to fighting inflation, CME says

The association said that Canadian manufacturers are in a strong position to help fight against the current high inflation.

New program launched to recycle synthetic turf

TenCate Grass, ExxonMobil and Cyclyx are working on a pilot program to reclaim end-of-life polyethylene artificial turf.

Eastman reaches long-term PET waste supply agreement with Interzero

Interzero will provide hard-to-recycle PET household packaging waste for the molecular recycling plant that Eastman plans to build in France.

Valtris Specialty Chemicals appoints new CEO

The material supplier has named chemical industry veteran Simon Medley to the position.

NewCo Plastics buys injection molder PM Mold

Schaumburg, Ill.-based PM Mold is a vertically integrated manufacturer of custom plastic injection molded parts and custom molds.
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Softboost. Game changer Split heating Hopper for rPET

SoftBoost is the new air channeling system that allows the granule to be heated to the core in just 40 minutes in order to quickly bring it from 120 to 180 °C reducing the heat loss and thermal stress of the resin, maximizing production and reducing waste. » Learn more
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A new soft polymer material is capable of ‘thinking’

Developed by collaborators from Penn State University and the U.S. Air Force, the material senses and reacts to tactile input, such as force. » Read more

With better standards, we could make plastics endlessly useful – and slash waste. Here’s how

Standards could help us reduce waste at all stages of a product’s lifecycle, from design to manufacture to recycling to reuse. » Read more
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Polyurethanes Technical Conference

Oct. 3-5, 2022
Forest Heights, Md.
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IEC 2022

Oct. 10-13, 2022
Knoxville, Tenn.
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The Vision Show

Oct. 11-13, 2022
Boston, Mass.
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