U.S. president Barack Obama has announced the creation of two Pentagon-led institutes designed to combine public and private resources to foster manufacturing innovation.
Feb 26, 2014 11:08AM
The Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI) and The Plastics Academy will induct six new members into the Plastics Hall of Fame on Sunday April 27 during the Antec 2014 technical conference in Las Vegas.
Feb 25, 2014 11:01AM
For the first time in its history, chemical maker Borealis recorded full year net sales in excess of 8000 million euros in 2013.
Feb 24, 2014 3:04PM
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association is now accepting nominations for the 2014CPIA Awards, designed to recognize outstanding individuals and companies for their commitment and dedication to the ongoing success of the plastics industry.
Feb 24, 2014 2:24PM
The federal government is lending $10 million to France-based sustainable chemicals firm BioAmber Inc. for the construction of a commercial-scale bio-based chemical plant in Ontario, said to be the first facility of its kind in Canada.
Feb 22, 2014 11:53AM
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...
Feb 20, 2014 1:01PM
In a move to focus on business with solid and powder masterbatches, chemical supplier BASF is divesting its liquid masterbatch business in Clermont de l’Oise, France, to Audia International, a global supplier of polyolefins and color...
Feb 20, 2014 12:55PM
Provincial governments across the country make frequent reference to the importance of the small business sector and their initiatives to support it – but a new survey by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) reveals...
Feb 19, 2014 2:45PM
In a move to become a provider of fully integrated, turnkey co-injection barrier solutions, plastics processing equipment maker Milacron LLC has purchased Kortec Inc., a Rowley, Mass.-based supplier of turnkey co-injection systems to the...
Feb 19, 2014 2:20PM
Montreal-based health care product manufacturer Groupe Médical Gaumond has won a 2014 JEC Innovation Award for a new transportable hyperbaric chamber application.
Feb 19, 2014 12:49PM