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Canada's Q2 growth better than expected

Canada’s economy soared in the second quarter of 2014, according to new figures from Statistics Canada – although the manufacturing output didn’t reflect the improvement.
Sep 1, 2014 2:55PM

LyondellBasell to build new chemical plant on Texas Gulf Coast

Chemical maker LyondellBasell Industries plans to build a chemical plant on the Texas Gulf Coast with the capacity to produce 900 million pounds of propylene oxide and 2 billion pounds of tertiary butyl alcohol each year.
Sep 1, 2014 2:26PM

California legislature votes to ban disposable plastic bags

California is on the verge of imposing a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
Aug 30, 2014 12:37PM

Extrusion pioneer, Welex co-founder Frank Nissel dies

Frank Nissel, an extrusion pioneer who co-founded extrusion equipment maker Welex in 1966, passed away on August 28 at age 88.
Aug 29, 2014 11:18AM

Canadian employees will see average salary increases of 2.6% in 2015: survey

Workers in Canada can expect to see average base salary increases of 2.6 per cent in 2015, according to a national survey of over 400 Canadian public and private sector employers conducted by management consulting firm the Hay Group.
Aug 27, 2014 1:03PM

Toronto thermoformer ICI gets $1.5M funding

Toronto-based thermoformer Innovative Composites International Inc. (ICI) is getting a hand from Bassett Financial Corporation to assist with its restructuring.
Aug 27, 2014 11:18AM

Former Husky VP Urquhart joins NPE2015 sales team

Michael Urquhart, a former vice president with Husky Injection Molding Systems, has joined the sales team for the upcoming NPE2015 trade show.
Aug 27, 2014 7:48AM

Berlin Packaging sold to Oak Hill Capital for US$1.43 billion

Private-equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners has reached a deal to acquire rigid packaging supplier Berlin Packaging LLC from owner Investcorp for US$1.43 billion including debt.
Aug 25, 2014 1:24PM

Coveris acquires flexographic print specialist Learoyd Packaging

In a bid to expand its global footprint, packaging supplier Coveris Holdings has acquired Learoyd Packaging (Holdings) Ltd., said to be one of the UK’s leading flexographic print specialists.
Aug 25, 2014 10:58AM

Bayer MaterialScience partners with SCAC for waste water reuse project

Chemical supplier Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) is partnering with Shanghai Chlor-Alkali Chemical Co. Ltd. (SCAC) in a project that will reuse salt water from the polycarbonate unit at Bayer’s Shanghai facility.
Aug 23, 2014 12:13PM

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