Canadian buyout firm Onex Corp. is acquiring SIG Combibloc Group AG, a Switzerland-based manufacturer of aseptic carton packaging and plastics closures, for approximately US$4.7 billion.
Nov 25, 2014 1:49PM
Dow Chemical Co., the largest U.S. chemical maker, has avoided a fight with activist investor Third Point LLC after agreeing to add four new independent directors.
Nov 24, 2014 12:15PM
General Motors Co. (GM) is investing US$200 million in two plants in Michigan in order to expand vehicle manufacturing in that state.
Nov 24, 2014 12:00PM
Christian Renners, the chief senior officer of injection molding press manufacturer Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, is leaving the company.
Nov 24, 2014 11:50AM
Brampton, Ont.-based Extru-tech Solutions Inc. has been named the exclusive Canadian and U.S. representative of extrusion machine manufacturer Luigi Bandera’s blown film lines and PET/PP, PVC pelletizing lines.
Nov 21, 2014 10:10AM
Four manufacturing organizations have banded together to hire and train unemployed/underemployed youth in a bid to address a critical shortage of CNC machinists in Ontario.
Nov 19, 2014 7:17PM
Canada’s only plastics trade show in 2014 has kicked off in Montreal.
Nov 19, 2014 6:21PM
A proposed ban on plastic bags in Saskatchewan is garnering national attention.
Nov 18, 2014 8:57PM
Material supplier Royal DSM has opened a new centre for research into and development of high-performance materials on the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen, the Netherlands.
Nov 18, 2014 6:46PM
Compound and resin supplier A. Schulman Inc. is closing a color concentrates and additives plant in Stryker, Ohio, in April 2015 and shifting the plant's production to other facilities in North America.
Nov 17, 2014 11:43AM