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Global demand for protective packaging on rise: study

World demand for protective packaging is projected to increase 6.1 per cent annually to nearly $27 billion in 2018, according to a new study by market research firm the Freedonia Group.
Nov 11, 2014 1:08PM


Ontario exports will rise on increased U.S. demand: EDC

A surging U.S. economy will help Ontario exports realize growth of seven per cent this year and five per cent in 2015 – and boost the province’s chemicals and plastics industry – according to a new report.
Nov 11, 2014 11:38AM


Sheridan College partners with Cimetrix Solutions for 3D printing

3D printing equipment supplier Cimetrix Solutions Inc. has donated a fully equipped training system, valued at $300,000, to Ontario’s Sheridan College.
Nov 10, 2014 12:58PM


Davis-Standard CEO Bob Preston to step down

Extrusion equipment manufacturer Davis-Standard LLC is about to go on the hunt for a new CEO.
Nov 10, 2014 12:16PM


New report examines global polymer growth over past 30 years

Over the past 30 years, the world market for polymer has grown from 45 million tonnes to over 250 million tonnes, according to a new report from UK-based AMI Consulting.
Nov 8, 2014 12:34PM


The latest ANTIMICROBIALS for 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...
Nov 7, 2014 2:22PM


Montreal considering plastic bag ban

The City of Montreal is considering banning retail stores from using plastic bags.
Nov 6, 2014 4:15PM


Magna reports Q3 profit, sales up from last year

Canadian auto parts maker Magna International Inc. reported its third-quarter 2014 profits grew to US$470 million, up from US$319 million a year ago, as the auto industry saw production gains in both North America and Europe.
Nov 5, 2014 12:19PM


Milacron partners with Trexel on MuCell injection technology

Processing equipment maker Milacron LLC is partnering with Trexel Inc. to incorporate the MuCell microcellular foam injection molding technology into Milacron injection molding machines.
Nov 5, 2014 12:08PM


Todd Castile is DME's new director of sales, Americas

Mold technology provider DME Company has a new director of sales for the Americas.
Nov 5, 2014 9:59AM


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