Cathy Cirko, the vice-president of the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA), will be retiring at the end of May 2014, after 17 years with the organization. Circo joined the Toronto-based CPIA in January 1997, as director...
Mar 5, 2014 1:45PM
By the close of the NPE2015 Space Draw two weeks ago, exhibiting companies had committed to 39% more booths and 28% more exhibit space than at the drawing for the 2012 show.
Mar 5, 2014 1:27PM
Instrumentation equipment maker Mocon Inc. has partnered with Cornwall, Ont.-based Meyer Service and Supply Ltd. to establish two certified service locations for Canadian customers.
Mar 5, 2014 11:28AM
A new study has determined that six major categories of plastic packaging help to significantly reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions compared to packaging alternatives made with other materials.
Mar 4, 2014 12:07PM
Mattel Inc. has acquired Canadian toy maker Mega Brands Inc., which has the world’s No. 2 line of construction sets after Lego.
Mar 3, 2014 11:49AM
There’s a transformative change coming in the global polyethylene (PE) market, led in large part by shale gas development in the U.S.
Mar 3, 2014 11:34AM
Austria-based plastic recycling equipment maker Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH (NGR) has acquired a majority interest in the German company Dr. Collin GmbH.
Feb 28, 2014 11:11AM
Husky Injection Molding Systems is making changes to its global organization, creating a new combined business unit dedicated to medical and specialty packaging; the company has also announced the retirement of long-time veteran Michael...
Feb 27, 2014 4:36PM
On the heels of its unsuccessful bid to buy the North American assets of Constar International Holdings LLC., plastic bottle maker Amcor Ltd. has been cleared to buy Australia’s Detmold Flexibles Pty. Ltd. for $50 million.
Feb 26, 2014 2:08PM
Manufacturing sales were down 0.9 per cent in December, the first decrease since August 2013, according to new figures from Statistics Canada.
Feb 26, 2014 12:02PM