Canadian Plastics


August 13, 2017 News

Sealed Air acquires Brazilian flexible packager Deltaplam

by Canadian Plastics

Food packaging supplier Sealed Air Corporation is acquiring Brazilian flexible packaging maker Deltaplam Embalagens Indústria e Comércio Ltda for an undisclosed price. Founded in 1994, Deltaplam primarily serves the food industry, extruding high-barrier shrinkable bags, multilayer films, laminates, and pouches.

August 8, 2017 News

Bottle maker Axium buying plant in Missouri

by Canadian Plastics

Plastic container, caps and closures maker Axium Plastics Inc., which has a manufacturing plant in Mississauga, Ont., is opening a new plant in Missouri. As announced by the Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce, in Jefferson City, Missouri, Axium is investing

July 27, 2017 News

Cott selling beverage manufacturing business in $1.25 billion deal

by Canadian Plastics

Canada-based Cott is selling its bottling operation to Dutch drinks giant Refresco Corporation.

July 18, 2017 News

Packaging supplier Multi-Color buying Constantia Flexibles’ labels division

by Canadian Plastics

In a statement, Batavia, Ohio-based Multi-Color said that the $1.3 billion deal would complement its wine and spirits business with what it called Constantia’s strength in the food and beverage sector.

July 16, 2017 News

Chantler Packaging creates JV with Pakistani flexible packager

by Canadian Plastics

Called Chantler Packages Inc., the new company will assume the employees and operations of Chantler Packaging, which is headquartered in Mississauga, Ont.

June 28, 2017 News

Sonoco buying Clear Lam Packaging for $170 million

by Canadian Plastics

In a bid to expand its global flexible packaging and thermoforming plastics operations, Sonoco Products Co. is acquiring Clear Lam Packaging for US$170 million. Founded in 1969, Clear Lam develops and manufactures flexible and rigid packaging materials – including multi-layer

June 27, 2017 News

Ontario bottler Salbro acquired by TricorBraun

by Canadian Plastics

Headquartered in Woodbridge, Ont., Salbro also operates in Quebec and Newfoundland.

June 27, 2017 News

Alpla buys Italian bottle maker Propack

by Canadian Plastics

Propack specializes in the production of HDPE and PET bottles for home care. The purchase is Alpla’s second acquisition in June 217.

June 16, 2017 Feature

IPL’s cart business keeps on rolling

by Canadian Plastics

This Quebec-based injection molder exited the auto parts molding business and, led by its production of wheeled carts, is now killing it as one of North America’s leading suppliers of products for the environmental, bulk food, and retail sectors.

June 14, 2017 News

ProAmpac receives “Spirit of Excellence” award from Hormel Foods

by Canadian Plastics

For the third straight year, flexible packaging supplier ProAmpac has won a Spirit of Excellence Award from its customer Hormel Foods.

June 9, 2017 News

Starlinger PET recycling line paying off for Ontario water bottler

by Canadian Plastics

The line, which was installed in April 2016 in the plastics recycling facility of Canadian water bottler Ice River Springs in Feversham, Ont., has delivered higher than expected production output and minimized the purge rate by 40 per cent.

May 26, 2017 News

Toray Plastics helps Rhode Island university break ground on new engineering complex

by Canadian Plastics

Made possible in part by a $2 million pledge from Toray Plastics, the new University of Rhode Island engineering complex gives Toray naming rights for building’s atrium.

May 24, 2017 News

IPL buys California-based molder Macro Plastics

by Canadian Plastics

The US$150 million purchase is designed to expand IPL’s footprint in the U.S. and South America.

May 22, 2017 News

Tekni-Plex acquires foam closure liner supplier BrunaSeals

by Canadian Plastics

Doral, Fla.-based BrunaSeals will become part of Tri-Seal, Tekni-Plex’s global closure liners business unit.

May 16, 2017 News

Macro Engineering installs second cling PVC cast film line for Brazilian customer

by Canadian Plastics

Shipped to food packager Meiwa Embalagens, the cling PVC cast film line is capable of producing thicknesses in the range of 8-16µm, with a die width of 2.2 meters.

May 15, 2017 News

Husky forms customer success management organization

by Canadian Plastics

In a bid to provide improved support for its systems in the field, processing equipment maker Husky Injection Molding Systems has formed a new organization focused on customer success management (CSM). “This organization is dedicated to proactive support for customers,

May 12, 2017 News

Artificial sausage casing technology smokes the competition

by Canadian Plastics

Brampton, Ont.-based Tronoplast Technologies Inc. has just delivered a new ultra-high speed three-layer line designed for manufacturing porous, naturally smokeable polymeric sausage casing to a European customer.

May 5, 2017 News

Amcor Rigid Plastics buys Columbian specialty container maker

by Canadian Plastics

In a bid to boost its capabilities in the rigid plastic container sector, packaging supplier Amcor Rigid Plastics USA LLC has expanded its specialty container business in Latin America with the acquisition of Colombia’s Plasticos Team S.A.S. from Columbian food

May 3, 2017 News

Pregis acquires Sharp Packaging Systems

by Canadian Plastics

The deal will add bagging systems capability to Pregis’s protective packaging portfolio.

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,