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May 29, 2015  

Plastic pollution in Great Lakes poses problems

Scientists say smaller bits attract dangerous chemicals such as pesticides.

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April 15, 2015  

Soucy Group gets $9M for productivity, product development

Repayable contributions will be used to expand factories, acquire manufacturing equipment.

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April 2, 2015  

US manufacturing growth slowed in March

Factories report drag from falling oil prices.

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July 3, 2014  

BioAmber Sarnia secures $7 million in additional funding from SDTC

Company says it secured additional funding by doubling capacity to 30,000 metric tons and increasing job creation numbers.

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June 23, 2014  

BioAmber secures $20 million loan to complete Sarnia plant

The plant will be the world’s largest bio-based succinic acid production facility.

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December 17, 2013  

Dynaplas Ltd. acquires Peterborough’s Chilton Precision Inc.

Chilton will continue as a separate standalone business unit.

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December 10, 2013  

Shooting for gold with “green jerseys” | PLANT

Nike adds recycled water bottles to its Olympic hockey uniforms.

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December 9, 2013  

IBM, IBN convert plastics into disease fighting nanofibres [VIDEO]

The biocompatible materials are designed to target and attack fungal infections, such as skin conditions and athlete’s foot.

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June 25, 2013  

Chinese workers holding US exec claim wages unpaid

Workers on edge about slowing growth and the future of their jobs.

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June 24, 2013  

Chinese workers hold US factory boss hostage over severance

Medical supplies manufacturer moving its Beijing plastics division to Mumbai, India.

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May 29, 2013  

MPI acquires global plastics giant Quadrant

Engineered plastics manufacturer will operate under current name.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
May 13, 2013  

Plans to increase US exports of LNG stir environment debate

More fracking, higher risks to the public; could drive up costs to manufacturers

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April 3, 2013  

Modest growth forecast for five key industry sectors

Conference Board of Canada, BDC report says companies are looking for new markets

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January 31, 2013  

Boeing sticks with 787 battery; production speed up plan

Plane-maker will not drop the lithium-ion batteries at the centre of the 787’s problems.

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October 9, 2012  

Blue Mountain Plastics closes the loop

Plastic collected from Blue Bin initiatives is processed into food-grade bottles for Ice River Springs water.