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SPE calls for Thermoformer of the Year nominations

Nominations are now open for the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) annual Thermoformer of the Year Award. 
Oct 22, 2014 11:45AM


Celanese buys conductive polymers maker Cool Polymers

In a bid to improve its profile in the conductive polymers markets, materials supplier Celanese Corp. has acquired most of the assets of conductive polymers maker Cool Polymers Inc.
Oct 21, 2014 12:09PM


Machinery and equipment led wholesale sales growth in August: StatsCan

Buoyed by gains in the machinery, equipment and supplies subsector, wholesale sales in Canada edged up 0.2% to $53.1 billion in August 2014, according to Statistics Canada.
Oct 20, 2014 12:40PM


Ireland-based OnePlastics Group brand covers seven different plastics firms

A Dublin, Ireland-based company with multi-faceted operations across three countries has been launched in a move to unify its businesses into a single plastics brand.
Oct 20, 2014 11:42AM


SPI expanding 3D printing pavilion at NPE2015

The 3D printing section of the upcoming NPE2015 trade show just got larger, as show management is expanding floor space to accommodate new exhibitors.
Oct 18, 2014 11:54AM


Nu-Co Plastics among the finalists for Ontario Export Awards

Blenheim, Ont.-based injection molder Nu-Co Plastics is among the finalists that have been revealed for the Ontario Export Awards.
Oct 17, 2014 1:20PM


A. Schulman inks PPS deal with Initz

Plastic compound supplier A. Schulman Inc. has signed an agreement and a strategic partnership with South Korean polymer producer Initz for the compounding and marketing of Initz’s Ecotran polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) compounds.
Oct 15, 2014 1:20PM


Hayssen Flexible Systems buys Italy-based equipment maker Schib Packaging

U.S.-based packaging equipment maker Hayssen Flexible Systems has purchased Italy’s Schib Packaging S.r.l, a producer of horizontal flow-wrapping machines as well as automatic feeders and automated wrapping systems.
Oct 15, 2014 11:05AM


$4 billion PE plant proposed for U.S.

In what’s being billed as the largest private sector investment ever in the U.S. state of North Dakota, petrochemical company Badlands NGL LLC has announced plans to build a $4 billion polyethylene manufacturing plant.
Oct 15, 2014 10:39AM


ROTOVAC is on track

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.
Oct 14, 2014 1:34PM


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