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Put Nova Scotia fracking on hold to allow for more study: expert

Hydraulic fracturing – or fracking, as it is commonly known – should not proceed in Nova Scotia until a broader public discussion is held and more research is completed, the head of an expert panel reviewing the industry's potential...
Jul 28, 2014 12:26PM


Material suppliers to offer "customer service centres" at NPE2015

A number of raw material suppliers will offer customer service centres at the upcoming NPE2015 trade show in Orlando, Fla.
Jul 28, 2014 12:14PM


Study finds less plastic waste in the world's oceans than expected

How much plastic debris is floating in the world’s oceans? Maybe a lot less than was anticipated.
Jul 26, 2014 11:43AM


Bioplastics maker Solegear gets $1.6 million government funding

Canadian bioplastics maker Solegear Bioplastics Inc. has received $1.6 million in federal government funding.
Jul 25, 2014 11:08AM


Conair appoints new sales managers

Auxiliary equipment supplier The Conair Group has appointed some well-known industry figures to its sales management team.
Jul 23, 2014 12:29PM


DuPont sales down, income up in Q2 2014

Chemical company E.I. DuPont has reported mixed second quarter 2014 results, with profit improving compared to the year-ago quarter but revenue dipping slightly.
Jul 23, 2014 7:07AM


Global market for plastic containers to hit 46 million tonnes by 2021: report

The global market for plastic containers is expected to rise to 46.2 million tonnes in 2021, according to a new study from German research company Ceresana.  
Jul 22, 2014 12:52PM


Stratasys 3D prints 14-foot tall giant creature for comic conference

3D printing and additive manufacturing machines maker Stratasys Ltd. has create a 14-foot tall giant creature which will be showcased at the Comic-Con International 2014 conference in San Diego, Calif.
Jul 22, 2014 11:40AM


DSM building new polyamide 6 plant in N. America

Resin manufacturer Royal DSM is investing in a new plant to make high viscosity Akulon polyamide 6 grades for film and other extrusion applications in North America.
Jul 21, 2014 1:26PM


Magna sells 5 plants to Continental Structural Plastics

Composite technology provider Continental Structural Plastics Inc. (CSP) is buying five North American plants from Canadian auto parts maker Magna International Inc.
Jul 21, 2014 12:06PM


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