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Heartland Polymers begins integrated commercial PP production in Alberta

Heartland is currently producing a range of homo-polymers with a plan to add random co-polymers to its production schedule later in 2023.

Quebec extruder Plastifab diversifies with Marchel acquisition

The purchase of South Carolina-based Marchel will expand Plastifab's manufacturing capabilities and give it a presence in the U.S.

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M. Holland now distributing Montreal-based Lavergne's recycled resins

M. Holland said the deal gives its clients access to Lavergne resins

Piovan buying selected assets of auxiliary equipment supplier Protec

The Protech assets will be placed within FDM, a Piovan company that supplies dosing units, conveying systems, mixing equipment, weighing systems, and resin storage silos.

Volkswagen to build EV battery plant in Ontario

Volkswagen subsidiary PowerCo will establish the EV battery manufacturing facility in the town of St. Thomas.

Asahi Kasei merging resin compounding, purging compound units

Effective April 1, the combined company will operate as APNA and be headquartered in Fowlerville, Michigan.

Apollo Funds acquiring Univar Solutions for $8.1 billion

Univar supplies elastomers, plasticizers, antioxidants, accelerators, flame retardants, and processing aids.

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Hiring more social scientists could be the solution to Canada’s innovation issue

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ALUULA Composites is going from windsports to way beyond

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