Chemical supplier Nova Chemicals Corporation spelled out its sustainability goals, and also documented some of its highlights last year, in its recently released “2016 Sustainability Report”. The report drew attention to some of the Calgary-based firm’s key leadership changes and…
The Toronto-based Council of the Great Lakes Region will pick up where the Great Lakes Manufacturing Council leaves off, promoting manufacturing in the Great Lakes region.
“The year over year growth was achieved despite North American and European light vehicle production declining by 3% and 1%, respectively, both compared to the second quarter of 2016,” Aurora, Ont.-based Magna said in an Aug. 11 statement.
Jim Ley, a well-known extrusion industry veteran based out of Southern Ontario, passed away on August 14 at the age of 65, in Milton, Ont. Ley’s involvement in Canada’s extrusion industry spanned over 40 years in manufacturing, project engineering,…
A chemical engineer, Noble co-founded Carlew Chemicals – later known as Synergistics Industries Ltd. – and became the Society of Plastics Engineers’ first president from outside the U.S.
The six firms are receiving funding through the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund.
Bolton, Ont.-based Husky has hired investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to explore the possibility of an auction for the company that could be worth as much as $4 billion, the Reuters news agency is reporting.
A plastics recycler is among six Toronto-area cleantech companies receiving a total of $15.5 million in investments from the federal government’s Sustainable Development Technology Canada program. GreenMantra Technologies of Brantford, Ont., is receiving $2.2 million to develop new ways to…
Picking up where an earlier volume left off, a new book chronicles the Canadian plastics industry from 1950 to 2000.
The Vaughan, Ont.-based firm celebrates one decade of representing Maguire Products and Novatec Inc. in Canada.
Headquartered in Pala Alto, Calif., Aerobie makes a variety of outdoor flying toys.
The four-hour courses are meant to capitalize on an “amazing” sales streak.
In a July 20 statement, the Mississauga, Ont.-based CME cautioned that the proposed reforms included in the “Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act” – including the controversial plan to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019 – could have unintended consequences affecting the competitiveness of the manufacturing sector and discouraging investments in Ontario.
The $1,260,000 funding, in the form of repayable contributions, is provided by the federal regional development agency Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions.
Production will start later this year at Magna’s contract vehicle manufacturing facility in Graz, Austria.
The Brampton, Ontario plant of this U.S.-based injection molding firm has just embarked on an ambitious four-year growth plan, and has the strategy and the resources to make it happen.
The Flex Preferred Supplier Awards are intended to recognize “outstanding performance, strategic value-add, excellent service, innovation and collaboration.”
Called Chantler Packages Inc., the new company will assume the employees and operations of Chantler Packaging, which is headquartered in Mississauga, Ont.
The $2.1 billion purchase is designed to help Calgary-based Nova grow its U.S. Gulf Coast presence.
After a summit in held Mexico City on July 5, the heads of the U.S.-based Plastics Industry Association, the Canadian Plastics Industry Association, and Mexico’s Asociación Nacional de Industrias del Plástico AC released a joint statement opposing new tariffs and supporting greater harmonization of regulations.