Canadian Plastics


June 15, 2020  

Polymer composite could serve as lighter, non-toxic radiation shielding

June 10, 2020  

New thermoset polymer-based camshaft module lightens automotive engine weight

June 8, 2020  

Researchers use synthetic polymer for custom-made bone implants

June 2, 2020  

Extraordinary times, extraordinary dryers

June 1, 2020  

Ontario researchers create tough, flexible sensor for wearable tech

May 27, 2020  

Will COVID-19 create a boom in factory automation?

May 25, 2020  

Chemical recycling makes useful product from waste bioplastic

May 20, 2020  

MIT engineers use conducting polymers to 3D-print soft and flexible brain implants

May 19, 2020  

Scientists discover first known bacterium that can feed on polyurethane

May 15, 2020  

Chemists create faster-degrading plastic to reduce marine litter and ghost fishing

May 14, 2020  

PURGING: Turning up the heat on super-engineering resins

May 13, 2020  

Using satellites to identify floating plastic waste

May 11, 2020  

New technique uses fluorescent dye to identify aging polymers

May 8, 2020  

Researchers create a new way to paint 3D-printed objects

May 8, 2020  

New recycling method could make polyurethane materials sustainable

May 7, 2020  

Uncolour your world with the right commercial purging compounds

May 6, 2020  

PTI manufactures, donates face shields to 15 Ohio healthcare facilities

May 6, 2020  

Israeli scientists develop polymer-based anti-COVID-19 surface coating

May 4, 2020  

Fully injection molded test swabs enter human trials for COVID-19

May 4, 2020  

Turning waste PET into battery components

April 29, 2020  

Ohio molder Pragmatic Manufacturing partners with Wittmann to make healthcare parts

April 29, 2020  

KraussMaffei produces facial visors for regional institutions in Hannover, Germany

April 22, 2020  

NatureWorks donates enough biopolymer to fashion 10 million N-95 masks

April 21, 2020  

Kautex produces 320-litre hydrogen liner in blow molding process

April 15, 2020  

CKF launches front line face shields in fight against COVID-19 spread

April 8, 2020  

3D-printed connectors help COVID-19 patients breathe while waiting for ventilators

April 3, 2020  

Eastman steps up material production for face shields

April 1, 2020  

Formlabs partners with U.S. hospitals to 3D-print COVID-19 test swabs

March 24, 2020  

LASER FOCUSED: Southern Ontario startup really wants to clean your molds and platens

March 18, 2020  

Toronto researchers turn waste cooking oil from McDonald’s into high-end 3D printing resin

March 18, 2020  

“Superworms” that eat polystyrene might help plastic pollution problem

March 16, 2020  

In the bag: Recycled plastic bottles are being reused for designer backpacks