Research & Development
Soaking up crude oil spills with polymer mesh magnetic nanoparticlesby Canadian Plastics
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…
New president for Americhemby Canadian Plastics
Custom color and additives maker Americhem Inc. has appointed John M. Deignan to the position of president.
Canadian firms not investing enough for innovation: PwCby Canadian Plastics
Canadian technology companies are struggling with innovation, and many are not making it a priority when it comes to allocating funding or resources.
Fed gov’t launching $200 million advanced manufacturing fund in Ontarioby Canadian Plastics
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…
Colorants merger creates new mega-firmby Canadian Plastics
Pigment and chemical dispersions supplier Chromaflo Technologies is merging with integrated tinting specialist CPS Color’s colorant business to create a new global colorant system and pigment dispersion platform for architectural and…
Sabic opens news R&D centre in Indiaby Canadian Plastics
Petrochemical company Sabic Basic Industries Corp. has opened a new US$100 million state-of-the-art technology centre in Bangalore, India. With an area of 187,000 square meters, the centre is the newest of Sabic’s 17 global technology and…
Strong exhibitor interest in NPE2015 so far: SPIby Canadian Plastics
The next NPE trade show is still a long way off, but at least one early sign is pointing to a strong event.
K 2013 WRAP UP: OTHER COOL STUFFby Canadian Plastics
New additive manufacturing machine
Autodesk to acquire Delcamby Canadian Plastics
3D design software maker Autodesk Inc. is buying software developer Delcam plc for approximately US$276 million.
K 2013 WRAP UP: MOLD TECHNOLOGYby Canadian Plastics
FABTECH Canada 2014 announces expanded showby Canadian Plastics
FABTECH Canada has announced that the fabricating trade show will be returning to Toronto in 2014, significantly expanded in both size and scope.
Ontario Liberals pondering new tax credits to spur R&D investmentby Canadian Plastics
Ontario’s governing Liberals are considering new tax credits and incentives to encourage cash-rich companies to spend their money on research and development as well as new equipment, technology and training.
K 2013 WRAP UP: RECYCLINGby Canadian Plastics
K 2013 WRAP UP: MATERIALSby Canadian Plastics
K 2013 WRAP UP: ROBOTS & AUTOMATIONby Canadian Plastics
K 2013 WRAP UP: AUXILIARY EQUIPMENTby Canadian Plastics
K 2013 WRAP UP: EXTRUSIONby Canadian Plastics
K 2013 wrap up articles going online now!by Canadian Plastics
K 2013 has come and gone but the new technologies previewed at the show have barely begun to make their marks in the plastics processing world.
K 2013 WRAP UP: INJECTION MOLDINGby Canadian Plastics
K 2013 attendance figures releasedby Canadian Plastics
The K 2013 trade show in Düsseldorf, Germany drew approximately 218,000 visitors from over 120 countries – a slight decline from the 222,486 that attended the previous K in 2010, according to trade show operator Messe…