Springtime means golf for Canada’s plastics community. Here’s a list of some of the industry association tournaments coming up.
Polymer supplier PolyOne Corporation is creating a new “Innovation Center” in Shanghai, China, to focus on research and development in the company’s specialty engineered materials business segment.
On the heels of its purchase of two additive manufacturing service providers, 3D printing and additive manufacturing machines maker Stratasys Ltd. has acquired U.S.-based plastics materials specialist Interfacial Solutions LLC.
Specialty chemical maker Evonik Corp. is expanding its medical devices portfolio with a pair of research facilities slated to open early this month.
3D printing and additive manufacturing machines maker Stratasys Ltd. is buying two privately-held players in the additive manufacturing field.
The Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI) is now accepting nominations for the latest round of inductees into the Plastics Hall of Fame.
Germany-based materials supplier BASF SE has sold its PolyAd Services plastic additives business to Edgewater Capital Partners LP, a private equity firm headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.
Specialty materials maker Celanese Corporation has signed a deal with Airborne Oil & Gas B.V. to develop and supply composite materials for deepwater thermoplastic composite pipes.
By the close of the NPE2015 Space Draw two weeks ago, exhibiting companies had committed to 39% more booths and 28% more exhibit space than at the drawing for the 2012 show.
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.
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.
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…
Montreal-based health care product manufacturer Groupe Médical Gaumond has won a 2014 JEC Innovation Award for a new transportable hyperbaric chamber application.
If you’ve ever had a fractured limb, you know how unpleasant a cast can be. They’re bulky and uncomfortable — not to mention a blank canvas for embarrassing sketches by family and friends. But a Toronto start-up is using 3D…
BASF SE and its joint venture partner China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (Sinopec) have broken ground on a new world-scale isononanol (INA) plant in China.
The first barrels of ethane sourced by Nova Chemicals from the Marcellus Shale Basin have now been utilized at Nova’s Corunna, Ontario cracker.
The news moves fast these days, so you can be forgiven for being a little fuzzy about the Deepwater Horizon episode. Here’s a recap: On 20 April 2010, while drilling in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, an explosion on the…
Custom color and additives maker Americhem Inc. has appointed John M. Deignan to the position of president.
Canadian technology companies are struggling with innovation, and many are not making it a priority when it comes to allocating funding or resources.
On the heels of the $530 million Advanced Manufacturing Fund business initiatives for southern Ontario announced last week, the federal government is launching a $200 million fund designed to boost growth in Ontario’s advanced…