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Nova Chemicals names Roger Kearns as new president and CEO

Kearns, who will take the position on June 12, succeeds Danny Dweik, who has served as Nova’s interim president and CEO since October 2022.

Quebec window and door supplier Fenplast makes two acquisitions

Fenplast has purchased windows and doors maker ADG and acquired a minority stake in window maker Solarcom.

Canada Plastics Pact adds new signatory partners

The Canadian pact now has more than 90 members.

Lanxess, Advent launch new 'Envalior' joint venture

Combining materials segments of Lanxess and DSM Engineering Materials, Envalior is headed by plastics and chemicals industry veteran Calum MacLean.

Burloak Tool acquires Armactool

In the all-Ontario deal, Armactool has been integrated under the Burloak Tool brand.

KraussMaffei delivers largest injection molding machine in Switzerland

KraussMaffei chartered 22 trucks to deliver the MX 4000 to container manufacturer Georg Utz AG.

Trexel partners with W. Muller for EBM foamed solutions

The two companies are collaborating to offer reduced weight multi-layer EMB bottles.

Compounder Polykemi AB expands into Mexico

The Swedish firm has opened its Polykemi Mexico subsidiary in Mexico City.

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Alberta ag plastics recycling program gains ground

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