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January 2, 2018
News 
 

Montreal’s ban on plastic shopping bags comes into effect

Effective Jan. 1, the ban covers the distribution of lightweight plastic bags with a thickness of less than 50 microns as well as biodegradable bags, which contain an additive that causes them to decompose in heat and light.


Husky strengthens PET tooling organization

Bolton, Ont.-based Husky recently established a dedicated cross-functional global team of experts solely focused on serving customers’ PET tooling needs.


Robot sales at highest levels of growth ever: report

In a new report, the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Association for Advancing Automation found records set in the areas of robotics, machine vision, motion control, and motor technology.


Stratford furniture molder invests $5 million in expansion

C.R. Plastic Products Inc., a manufacturer of outdoor furniture made from recycled plastic, is spending $5.2 million, as well as $785,139 from the province of Ontario, to buy new equipment for its Stratford facility.
 
Special Reports 
 
Special Reports

Kal Polymers is growing strong after 25 years

As it hits the quarter-century mark, the Mississauga, Ont.-based compounder is heading off into new directions. » Read More
 
Special Reports

DMS executive gets the Red Carpet treatment in Georgia

Mike Hicks, vice president of Windsor, Ont.-based mold component supplier DMS Components, spent four memorable days as a guest at the invitation-only Red Carpet Tour in April 2017, an event designed to showcase the state of Georgia's attractiveness for new business investment. » Read More
 
EVENTS CALENDAR 
 

2018 North American International Auto Show

Jan. 20-28, 2018
Location: Detroit, Mich.
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The Packaging Conference

Feb. 5-7, 2018
Location: Orlando, Fla.
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Plastics Recycling 2018

Feb. 19-21, 2018
Location: Nashville, Tenn.
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