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    The latest ANTIMICROBIALS for plastics

    November 7, 2014 by Canadian Plastics

    Microbes may be nothing more than tiny single-celled organisms, but they’re harder to kill than Rasputin. They’re resilient enough, in fact, that scientists have revived them from fossils more than 250 million years old. They also…

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    ROTOVAC is on track

    October 14, 2014 by Canadian Plastics

    A train wreck usually marks the end of the line. Listen to any of the billion old country and western tearjerkers about them, for example, and you won’t hear many lyrics about the cars getting refurbished and put back on the tracks.

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    Exxel Polymers: sous le signe du succes/Under the sign of success*

    September 15, 2014 by Canadian Plastics

    Si la route qui mène au succès est souvent parsemée de difficultés, elle est ussi faite de moments charnières au cœur desquels les décisions prises par les dirigeants sont déterminantes….

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    Big order marks a big year for W. Amsler Equipment

    September 8, 2014 by Canadian Plastics

    The Beatles sang “It was 20 years ago today” back in the 60s, turning 20th anniversaries into big deals ever since.

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    A closer look at CPIA Leader of the Year MARK DANIELS

    July 10, 2014 by Canadian Plastics

    Given such monumental screw-ups as the City of Toronto’s infamous flirtation with a plastic bag ban last year, we Canadians could be forgiven for thinking of these bans as our own unique problem, like snowstorms in May. Far from it….

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    Athena Automation keeps on building

    June 1, 2014 by Canadian Plastics

    Processing machinery maker Athena Automation Ltd. is putting down some deep roots.

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    Charged and ready: Engineering resins for electric and hybrid vehicles

    April 22, 2014 by Canadian Plastics

    As any blackjack player could tell you, doubling down involves a big risk. But it’s one thing to chance it at the local casino for half a day’s pay, quite another when careers, reputations, and hundreds of millions of dollars are on…

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    PolyCello’s extended family success story

    March 21, 2014 by Canadian Plastics

    Repeated selection as one Canada’s “Best Managed Companies” doesn’t happen simply by maintaining best business practices. If it did, probably every third firm in the country would get the nod. Instead, it takes more…

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    The rise of 3D printing

    February 20, 2014 by Canadian Plastics

    Sometimes layering can take a long time — as in millions of years. Take rocks. They’re stacked in layers containing fossils, with the oldest fossils at the deepest layers and the most recent near the top. For scientists and…

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    R&M Plastic Products beats the third-generation curse

    December 10, 2013 by Canadian Plastics

    Some family businesses just don’t work. Fans of The Godfather trilogy, for example, may recall the brothers in the Corleone mob clan winding up as how-to guides for dysfunction. And it’s not like you couldn’t find a gazillion…

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    K 2013 WRAP UP: OTHER COOL STUFF

    November 18, 2013 by Canadian Plastics

    New additive manufacturing machine

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    K 2013 WRAP UP: MOLD TECHNOLOGY

    November 11, 2013 by Canadian Plastics

     

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    K 2013 WRAP UP: RECYCLING

    November 5, 2013 by Canadian Plastics

     

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    K 2013 WRAP UP: MATERIALS

    November 4, 2013 by Canadian Plastics

     

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    K 2013 WRAP UP: ROBOTS & AUTOMATION

    November 1, 2013 by Canadian Plastics

     

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    K 2013 WRAP UP: AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT

    October 31, 2013 by Canadian Plastics

     

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    K 2013 WRAP UP: EXTRUSION

    October 29, 2013 by Canadian Plastics

     

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    K 2013 WRAP UP: INJECTION MOLDING

    October 28, 2013 by Canadian Plastics

     

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    MEGA BRANDS lays building blocks for growth

    September 26, 2013 by Canadian Plastics

    The business of making toys isn’t exactly fun and games — more like the latest extreme roller coaster ride, complete with white knuckle loops, plummets, and 180-degree turns.

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    Schad’s Athena Automation hits the stage

    July 26, 2013 by Canadian Plastics

    Famed writer F. Scott Fitzgerald claimed there are no second acts in American lives. Lucky for him he wasn’t looking north of the border, because up here in Canada, plastics industry pioneer Robert Schad is well into Act 2, Scene 4.