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April 27, 2017 News

ORBIS picks Toronto injection molding plant for annual award

by Canadian Plastics

ORBIS Corporation, a manufacturer of plastic recycling bins and organic barrels, has named its Toronto injection molding facility as the company’s 2016 Plant of the Year. The Toronto plant was one of ORBIS’ 11 manufacturing facilities considered for the award,

April 21, 2017 News

IPL lands major contract to make organic carts for Calgary

by Canadian Plastics

Quebec-based injection molder IPL Inc. has landed a major contract to manufacture organic wheeled carts to the City of Calgary, Alberta. The contract, worth $13 million, includes key production and delivery of 325,000 organic rolling carts intended for the implementation

April 17, 2017 News

Nova buying majority stake in Louisiana olefins plant

by Canadian Plastics

The $2.1 billion purchase is designed to help Calgary-based Nova grow its U.S. Gulf Coast presence.

April 17, 2017 News

NPE2018 registration now open

by Canadian Plastics

Registration has officially opened for NPE2018, the largest plastics trade show in North America. The triennial international event, last held in March 2015, is set for May 7-11, 2018 at the Orange Country Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. This is

April 14, 2017 News

Global vehicle sales continue to gain momentum: Scotiabank

by Canadian Plastics

More recent sales data for March confirm the trend of record volumes in both Canada and Mexico, Scotiabank said.

April 11, 2017 News

GN Thermoforming boosts presence in Asia

by Canadian Plastics

The Chester, N.S.-based firm has expanded its agreement with agent Vulcan Plastics Technology to include Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Singapore.

April 6, 2017 News

Quebec plastics industry veteran receiving SPE award

by Canadian Plastics

Marie-France Sosa, director of sales and project development with injection molder Plastiques GPR, is among three new Honored Service Members who will be recognized by the Society of Plastics Engineers.

April 2, 2017 News

NPE2018 sells out its exhibit space

by Canadian Plastics

Exhibit space sold out at the space draw, which was held in March. The show returns to Orlando from May 7-11, 2018.

March 29, 2017 News

Canadian auto parts industry goes on offensive against U.S. protectionism

by Canadian Plastics

A new survey being conducted by the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association seeks to detail the level of integration in the North American auto industry.

March 27, 2017 News

Nova, Borealis, Total Petrochemicals to form ethylene, polyethylene JV

by Canadian Plastics

Key aspects of the proposed JV include the construction of a new 2.2 billion lb capacity ethylene cracker in Port Arthur, Tex.; and the construction of a new 1.35 billion lb capacity polyethylene resin unit in Bayport, Tex.

March 27, 2017 News

New recycling firm starts up at former Entropex site

by Canadian Plastics

Called ReVital Polymers Inc., the firm was founded by recycling industry veterans Emmie Leung and Tony Moucachen.

March 16, 2017 News

Quebec injection molder Precimold sold

by Canadian Plastics

Precimold founder and president Gunter Weiss has sold the firm to Jack McDonald, an entrepreneur based out of Montreal.

March 15, 2017 News

CPIA partners with UBM for Plast-Ex, Expoplast shows

by Canadian Plastics

The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) is partnering with industry event organizer UBM to offer CPIA member companies various benefits for UBM trade shows, including the Plast-Ex and Expoplast events. “CPIA was the founder and original owner of the Plast-Ex

March 13, 2017 Feature

UP IN SMOKE?

by Canadian Plastics

Will Canada’s carbon tax plan hurt the plastics industry’s competitiveness?

March 13, 2017 News

Maguire Canada now distributing Dri-Air dryers

by Canadian Plastics

Dryer manufacturer Dri-Air Industries Inc. is now being distributed in Canada by Maguire Products Canada Inc. Headquartered in East Windsor, Conn., Dri-Air is a leader in supplying both compressed air and desiccant drying technology – which, when you scratch the

March 8, 2017 News

Canada posts third-straight monthly trade surplus: StatsCan

by Canadian Plastics

Exports were up 0.5% on the strength of higher exports of motor vehicles and canola, the agency said.

February 27, 2017 News

Trade protectionism is a risk to the auto sector: Magna

by Canadian Plastics

As reported by The Canadian Press, Magna CEO Don Walker said any border adjustment tax imposed by the U.S. would have a “material adverse effect” on operations and profitability.

February 26, 2017 News

Canadian plastics pioneer Martin Walsh passes away

by Canadian Plastics

Martin Walsh, an entrepreneur who played important roles in starting up several plastics-related companies in Ontario, including blown film system supplier Brampton Engineering Inc., passed away on Feb. 9 at age 73. Born in Stratford, Ont., Walsh graduated from the

February 14, 2017 News

Simcoe Plastics now reps desktop I/M machine

by Canadian Plastics

Ontario-based resin supplier Simcoe Plastics Ltd. has expanded its product portfolio by moving into machinery sales. The firm, which is headquartered in Shanty Bay, Ont., is now representing machinery vendor APSX LLC of Cincinnati, Ohio, by selling its APSX-PIM desktop

February 10, 2017 News

Supply Chain Management Association names new president and CEO

by Canadian Plastics

The Toronto-based industry association has appointed Christian Alan Buhagiar to the role.