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August 8, 2016 News

CPIA announces 2016/17 board of directors

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The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) has named its new board of directors following the Annual General Meeting to elect Directors and Officers on June 16, 2016. Terry Elliott, president of Scepter Canada Inc., remains as chair of the board

April 12, 2016 News

Lee Sobocinski appointed president of Thermal Care

by Canadian Plastics

IPEG Inc., an industrial group with subsidiaries serving the plastics processing, waste recycling, and industrial heat transfer markets, has appointed Lee Sobocinski to the position of president of its Thermal Care Inc. business. With operations based in Niles, Ill, Thermal

April 5, 2016 News

SPE to honour four industry leaders at ANTEC 2016

by Canadian Plastics

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) will present its annual awards for outstanding contributions to the plastics industry to four distinguished individuals during the upcoming SPE ANTEC 2016. The awards and honourees are: International Award: Dr. Samuel Kenig Dr. Kenig

December 11, 2015 CanPlastics TV

The 2015 CPIA Leadership Awards

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November 2, 2015 News

Husky names Randal Levine new CFO

by Canadian Plastics

Bolton, Ont.-based Husky Injection Molding Systems has appointed Randal Levine to the position of vice president, finance and chief financial officer (CFO). Levine has more than 30 years of financial experience in both public and private companies. Prior to joining

September 25, 2015 News

Plastics industry pioneer Doug Winter passes away

by Canadian Plastics

Canadian plastics industry pioneer Doug Winter has died at 80. Winter, who died on September 23, was involved in the industry for over 50 years, perhaps most prominently as the former owner of Toronto-based injection molder and moldmaker Universal Gravo-Plast

September 8, 2015 News

Battenfeld-Cincinnati introduces new management structure

by Canadian Plastics

Austria-based extrusion equipment maker Battenfeld-Cincinnati has made some big changes to its organizational structure. In the new structure, Gerold Schley is the company’s CEO, Michael von Cappeln is the new chief financial officer, Dr. Henning Stieglitz is the new chief

August 17, 2015 News

Doug Borgsdorf new president of O’Neil Color & Compounding

by Canadian Plastics

U.S.-based color masterbatches and custom compounds supplier O’Neil Color & Compounding has named Doug Borgsdorf as its new president. Borgsdorf replaces outgoing president Mark Bruner, a 38-year veteran of the plastics industry and O’Neil’s president since 2005. Borgsdorf was previously

August 5, 2015 News

ACCORDING TO JIM: Talking with the CPIA Leader of the Year

by Canadian Plastics

Jim Ellies, president and COO of Gracious Living Innovations.

June 29, 2015 News

Guill Tool founder Roger Guillemette passes away

by Canadian Plastics

A. Roger Guillemette, the founder of extrusion tooling supplier Guill Tool & Engineering Company, has died at the age of 81. Born in Providence, R.I., Guill’s parents were Canadian. Guill founded Guill Tool in 1962, and held the position of

June 16, 2015 News

Dr. Frank Stieler new CEO of KraussMaffei Group

by Canadian Plastics

Replaces outgoing CEO Jan Siebert.

June 10, 2015 News

Salaries on the rise in U.S. plastics industry: SPE survey

by Canadian Plastics

Optimism continues among employees in the U.S. plastics industry, as average base salaries in the U.S. grew 0.7% from 2013 to US$104,722 in calendar year 2014, and job confidence and growth expectations have remained high for both managers and non-managers,

June 8, 2015 News

Siemens, CME partner for youth skills training plan

by Canadian Plastics

Skills training project will receive federal funding.

June 7, 2015 News

Robert Black is new Omron division president and COO

by Canadian Plastics

Industrial automation equipment supplier Omron Corporation has a new head of its automation and safety business in the Americas. Robert (Robb) M. Black is the division’s new president and chief operating officer. According to Omron, Black has an extensive background

May 18, 2015 News

Jim Murphy new president and CEO of Davis-Standard

by Canadian Plastics

Company also names Robert Geckle as Chairman of the Board.

May 4, 2015 News

Dow Chemical to cut about 3 per cent of global workforce as part of chlorine business deal

by Canadian Plastics

Dow Chemical will cut about three per cent of its global workforce as it prepares to break off a significant part of its chlorine operations as part of a US$5 billion deal announced earlier this year with ammunition, chlorine, and

April 27, 2015 News

Cy McGrath joins AceTronic as GM

by Canadian Plastics

Toronto-based hot runner temperature controls systems supplier AceTronic Industrial Controls has hired well-known industry veteran Cy McGrath as its general manager. “Cy brings an extensive experience of the plastics industry and keen business acumen to AceTronic,” said company president and

March 29, 2015 News

Last chance to submit names for CPIA Industry Leadership Awards

by Canadian Plastics

The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) is still accepting nominations for its annual Plastics Industry Leadership Awards, designed to recognize outstanding individuals and businesses for their commitment and dedication to the growth and sustainability of the Canadian plastics industry. The

January 19, 2015 News

Gerd Liebig new sales executive with Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

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Gerd Liebig is set to become the new managing director, chief sales officer of injection machine maker Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH. Effective April 1, Liebig, 53, takes over the full responsibility of all worldwide sales, after sales and

January 11, 2015 News

Well-known industry vet John Blundy retiring

by Canadian Plastics

Long-time plastics industry veteran John Blundy is retiring. Blundy, currently the vice president of business development with Erie, Pa.-based Beaumont Technologies Inc., is set to retire on February 1. Although based out of the U.S. for most of his career,