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UBM Canon to close two plastics publications

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Los Angeles—UBM Canon announced it is shutting down two plastics industry print magazines: Injection Molding Magazine and Modern Plastics Worldwide. April editions will be the last for each title.

UBM Canon plans to focus its plastics industry coverage around its PlasticsToday.com website, as well as e-newsletters, virtual events and webcasts. Additionally, the company plans to launch a new website, ResinPricingToday.com.

With these moves, UBM Canon cut six jobs, said Paul Miller, UBM Canon CEO. Among those leaving the company is senior group publisher Patrick Lundy. Jason Brown, UBM Canon's VP-digital media, will lead PlasticsToday.com. UBM Canon said Matt Defosse will lead the content team.

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