Petrochemical supplier Sabic has signed a five-year strategic collaboration agreement with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) designed to cover joint research in the chemical and chemical engineering fields.
In a bid to boost its North American presence, German thermoplastic compounder Lehmann & Voss (L&V) has acquired U.S.-based compound maker Performance Compounding LLC.
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…
A number of raw material suppliers will offer customer service centres at the upcoming NPE2015 trade show in Orlando, Fla.
3D printing and additive manufacturing machines maker Stratasys Ltd. has created a 14-foot tall giant creature which will be showcased at the Comic-Con International 2014 conference in San Diego, Calif.
3D printing and additive manufacturing machines maker Stratasys Ltd. has completed its acquisition of Solid Concepts, which is said to be the largest independent additive manufacturing service bureau in North America.
Halliburton is to establish a joint venture company in Xinjiang, China with SPT Energy Group Inc. affiliate Petrotech (Xinjiang) Engineering Co. Ltd. to develop hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and production enhancement services.
Two Quebec-based aerospace parts makers are receiving a combined $1.38 million in repayable funding to help improve productivity from the provincial government.
Injection molding machine manufacturer Arburg Inc. has won a Red Dot Award for its Freeformer additive manufacturing system.
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) has selected the winners of the 2014 Plastics Industry Leadership Awards, designed to recognize outstanding individuals and businesses for their commitment and dedication to the growth and…
The federal government has launched a new $19-million industry-led incubator aimed at commercializing made-in-Canada products and technologies.
Joseph Gingo is stepping down as head of materials supplier A. Schulman Inc.
Injection molding machinery maker Engel Holding GmbH is partnering with fibre preform machinery group Fill to develop turnkey solutions for the industrial manufacturing of fibre-reinforced plastic components. “The aim of our partnership is to…
Composite raw materials distributor Composites One has acquired essential composites distribution assets from chemical and plastics distributor Nexeo Solutions, a deal which also includes Nexeo Solutions’ composites distribution employees.
Germany-based materials supplier BASF SE has completed the sale of its PolyAd Services plastic additives business to Edgewater Capital Partners LP, a private equity firm headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.
In a bid to further expand in the Asia-Pacific region, U.S.-based color and additive concentrate maker Ampacet Corporation has acquired Allied Color and Additives (ACA), an Australian masterbatch concentrate manufacturer.
Thermoplastic material supplier SABIC is partnering with Lockheed Martin to explore the establishment of a new joint venture company in Saudi Arabia to develop carbon nanostructure materials for a variety of security and aerospace end markets…
France-based JEC Group, the world’s largest organization exclusively dedicated to the composites industry, has announced the ten winners of its 2014 JEC Americas Innovation Awards program, which highlights the most pivotal advances in…
The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) announced the winners of its Global Parts Competition during SPE Antec 2014, which took place April 28-May 1 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Springtime means golf for Canada’s plastics community. Here’s a list of some of the industry association tournaments coming up.