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Tooling Tech Group buys Century Tool
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In a major deal in automotive plastics mold making circles, Tooling Tech Group has acquired Century Tool Group, which includes two Michigan operations: Century Tool & Gage Co. in Fenton and...
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04-19-2018
China's National Sword to cut post-industrial plastic scrap
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China's ban on recycled plastics imports, dubbed National Sword, will cut even deeper for reclaimers around the globe. The world's most populated country is now moving toward a ban of post-...
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04-19-2018
Italy's TeMa building North American base in West Virginia
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Italian building products manufacturer TeMa Technologies & Materials srl has started construction of a 42,000-square-foot facility in Kearneysville, W.Va., where it will produce insulation and ...
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04-19-2018
Dow CIO Kalmar recognized by Forbes for innovation
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Making acquisitions or divesting assets isn't easy. Melanie Kalmar's work in that area for Dow Chemical has won her the 2018 CIO Innovation Award from Forbes. Kalmar is chief information officer...
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04-19-2018
UK may ban plastic straws
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The United Kingdom has outlined plans to ban the sale of plastic straws, drink stirrers and plastic-stemmed cotton swabs as part of a drive to reduce plastic waste pollution. U.K. Environment...
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04-20-2018
Rehau closing window plant in Canada
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Rehau Americas will shutter a window manufacturing plant in Winnipeg, Manitoba, by the end of the year because it hasn't been a profitable part of the global company's construction division. The...
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04-19-2018
FRP makers push Washington on funding, standards
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Washington — The plastics composites industry is making a push for government support to develop standards for fiber-reinforced polymers in roads, bridges and other infrastructure projects,...
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04-19-2018
Industry should embrace talk of benefits, responsibility of plastics
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Are you comfortable talking about plastics and the environment? The plastics industry has spent untold amounts of time and money researching and generating information on how plastics reduce waste ...
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04-19-2018
Auxiliary equipment gets smarter
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Naples, Fla. — Auxiliary equipment is getting smarter, as the machines gain the ability to analyze process variables and make decisions, and even predict when maintenance should be done,...
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04-18-2018
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