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ATS acquires Asia-Pacific-based system integrator Zi-Argus

Zi-Argus will join Cambridge, Ont.-based ATS' process automation solutions business.

LyondellBasell buys material supplier Colortech da Amazonia

Brazil-based Colortech supplies colour concentrates, additive masterbatches, and mineral-filled compounds.

Ontario foam extruder gets funding from provincial government

Eco Carbon Foam is receiving $195,000 through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation to create an extruded polystyrene manufacturing plant start-up.

Aurora Plastics merges with Enviroplas

The deal marks Aurora Plastics' launch of an engineered polymers business segment.

French blow molder iPackChem expands into North America with TPG Plastics acquisition

Headquartered in Kentucky, TPG blow molds portable fuel containers and other engineered products.

Teijin Automotive CEO Steve Rooney retires

Chris Twining will take over as chief operating officer of the composites business unit and CEO of Teijin Automotive Technologies.

Sabic appoints Conventus to distribute its high-performance resins in North America

Conventus will provide Sabic products from the firm's specialties business, including Ultem-brand polyetherimide resins and LNP-brand engineering resin compounds.

Most U.S. consumers consider the amount of plastic used when making a purchase, survey finds

The survey also shows that consumers believe plastic producers are responsible for fixing plastic-waste problems.
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