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