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Canadian plastics industry launches ‘Save Plastic’ social media campaign

The awareness-raising campaign focuses on how plastic is essential to having a sustainable life.

North American plastics machinery shipments drop in third quarter

But shipments are up six per cent from the same period a year ago, the Plastics Industry Association says, and the business outlook for 2023 remains positive.

North American tooling spend forecast to reach $8.3 billion in 2025

Recent automaker profits are funding an increased number of new vehicle launches over the next few years, a new report from Harbour Results says.

Vancouver-based molder Merlot Packaging bought by TricorBraun

Merlot specializes in rigid packaging closure systems.

AlphaMAC all-electric extrusion blow molders now available in North America

The Italy-based extrusion blow mold machinery maker is being represented in North America through IMA Dairy & Food, based in Leominster, Mass.

Chevron Phillips and QatarEnergy building $8.5-billion integrated polymers facility

Once operational, the plant in Orange, Texas will produce Marlex-brand polyethylene.

General Motors says electric vehicles will be profitable by 2025

The automaker has pledged to sell more EVs in the U.S. than market leader Tesla by the middle of the decade.

Canadian 3D printer Precision ADM forms strategic partnership with Tecomet

Winnipeg-based Precision ADM said the partnership will allow it to expand development and production opportunities in the area of additive and subtractive manufacturing.
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REDcycle’s collapse is more proof that plastic recycling is a broken system

The recent collapse of Australia's largest soft plastic recycling program shows that systemic change to the recycling process is urgently needed. » Read more

New Sony wireless headphones made with recycled plastic

Parts of the body and case of LinkBuds S in the new 'Earth Blue' colour are made from recycled water bottle materials to create a marble pattern. » Read more
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