iD Additives Inc., a North American supplier of additives to the plastics industry, has named CCC Plastics as its distributor throughout Canada for its lines of foaming agents and purging products. Based in Mississauga, Ont., CCC Plastics was already the…
Aurora, Ont.-based Magna said the paint shop will support its contract manufacturing site in Graz, Austria, about 75 kilometres away.
Brigitte Rodriguez, the new regional sales manager, has more than 15 years of plastics industry experience.
LaRocque worked for M. Holland Canada in various sales, application development, and market manager roles from October 2004 through June 2015. From June 2015 onward, he served as president of Toronto-based blown film packaging supplier Al-Pack Enterprises Ltd.
The core partners are developing the self-driving platform for an application in 2021.
Auto industry supplier J.P. Bowman Precision Tooling is undertaking a $7.6 million expansion project at its manufacturing plant in Brantford, Ont. The company, which makes tooling and dies for carmakers such as BMW, Volkswagen, GM, Ford and Chrysler, plans to…
The worker suffered a permanent injury after being crushed between a forklift and a structural steel column at Regency Plastics in April 2106.
The trade surplus with the U.S. narrowed to $2.3 billion in August, StatsCan said, but the country’s trade deficit with countries other than the U.S. slipped to $5.7 billion.
U.S. purchases rebounded to a cycle-high in September, Scotiabank said.
A carbon fiber subframe won for process innovation, a reclaimed carbon fiber body panel won for materials innovation, and both products tied for the People’s Choice award.
Manufacturers are also more confident about the year ahead business outlook than at any time since April, the Markit Canada Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ index report said.
Terry Elliott has spent over 30 years in Canada’s plastics industry, rising from the chemistry lab to sales and management positions to his current job as president of Scepter, while doing enough volunteer work along the way to fill a second career. In both areas, he’s used his team management techniques and transformational leadership skills to improve organizational health – and the bottom line. But for all his strategizing, he didn’t see the Leader of the Year award coming.
Peninsula now has a total of 32 injection presses in its 90,000-square-foot facility, ranging from 25 tons to 1550 tons.
The governments of Quebec and Canada have granted a total of $8.5 million in financial assistance for the Sherbrooke, Que. plant, which has a total investment value of $42 million.
The centre will deliver the latest mirror and vision systems technologies to Asian markets.
Terry Elliott, former head of Ampacet Canada and current president of Scepter Manufacturing, is the 2017 Leader of the Year.
Ontario-based rotational molder Agri-Plastics Mfg. is expanding in the U.S by buying half of the Lukjan Metal Products’ facility in Sidney, Nebraska.
Jose Penaloza will rack up at least 20 trans-Pacific flights this year as part of his push to increase Japanese injection stretch-blow molding machine maker Aoki’s presence in Canada. That’s a lot of hang time, but it’s beginning to pay off.
Packaging product supplier Intertape Polymer Group (IPG) is investing US$7 million to add manufacturing and distribution capacity at its facility in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. IPG, which has corporate headquarters in Montreal and Sarasota, Fla., develops, manufactures, and sells a variety…