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Canadian Plastics Industry Association

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Canadian Plastics Sector Counsel

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"For 50 years, Plast-Ex has provided our industry with a forum to grow, prosper and connect with the world's best resources. In 2007, we celebrate that rich past and set the ground work for another 50 positive years. Join us May 1-3, participate, celebrate and build contacts that will carry your business forward for another 50 years."

Canadian Intellectual Property Office

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ISO - International Organization for Standardization

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