Canadian Plastics

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Research & Development

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November 19, 2010  

British-Israeli team working to make bioplastics tougher

Scientists at England’s Bath University and Tel Aviv University in Israel are working on a joint project designed to improve the properties of bioplastics, allowing them to be used in a wider range of automotive products.

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November 15, 2010  

Cellulosic fiber-maker GreenCore Composites receives funding

GreenCore Composites Inc., a manufacturer of cellulosic fiber reinforced composite materials, has secured investment financing from a Canadian venture capital firm and a sustainable technology association.

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November 8, 2010  

K 2010 attendance surpassed organizer expectations

The K 2010 trade show in Dusseldorf, Germany drew more than 220,000 visitors during its eight-day run, show …

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November 7, 2010  

K 2010 ROUND-UP: EXTRUSION

High throughput rates for polyolefin pipe

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November 7, 2010  

K 2010 ROUND-UP: INJECTION MOLDING

Tube and cap molded in one step

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November 7, 2010  

K 2010 ROUND-UP: MOLDMAKING COMPONENTS/HOT RUNNERS

New sequential valve gate system uses more signals

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November 7, 2010  

K 2010 ROUND-UP: ROBOTS & AUTOMATION

Robot for mid-sized I/M machines

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November 7, 2010  

K 2010 ROUND-UP: AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT

Modular shredder for maximum flexibilty

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November 7, 2010  

K 2010 ROUND-UP: MATERIALS

New pre-colored resins for rotomolding

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October 27, 2010  

K 2010 kicks off in Germany

The K 2010 trade show is underway in Dusseldorf, Germany.

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October 26, 2010  

THE COLOR OF CONTROL

Efficient plastics processing is all about control. Part parameters, temperature set points, cycle times &nd…

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October 25, 2010  

Solvay and Mitsubishi Gas Chemical join forces for high temperature bio-polymers

Solvay Advanced Polymers and Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co. (MGC) have announced plans to collaborate on the de…

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October 7, 2010  

Full house as CPIA forum links industry with academia

Approximately 120 people came out for the Canadian Plastics Industry Association’s (CPIA) first Plastics…

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October 2, 2010  

Redwood Plastics opens new Saskatoon facility

Plastic molder and fabricator Redwood Plastics has opened a new facility in Saskatoon, Sask.

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October 1, 2010  

U.S. demand for degradable plastics to hit 325 million lbs. in 2014: study

Demand for degradable plastics in the U.S. is forecast to rise 16.6 per cent per year to 325 million lbs. in…

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September 26, 2010  

Industry gathers for Quebec City trade events (September 26, 2010)

Quebec City was centre stage for the only Canadian plastics industry trade show in 2010. More than 400 busines…

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September 26, 2010  

Polymer fibres might hold the key to tissue regeneration (September 26, 2010)

Using polymers to help regrow torn muscles and tendons? Sounds like something out of a late night sci fi fli…

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September 25, 2010  

DuPont and DSM plan joint venture for surgical biomedical materials

DuPont & Co. and Royal DSM NV have announced plans to form a joint venture to make advanced surgical bioma…

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September 18, 2010  

SME launches new Canadian medical parts manufacturing show

There’s a new medical device show coming to Canada, designed to help manufacturers get a better understa…

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September 13, 2010  

CPIA sets agenda for Toronto Innovation Forum

The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) has released the agenda for its upcoming Plastics Innovati…