Industry and trade association Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is urging the federal government to level the playing field for Canadian manufacturers and maximize employment opportunities for Canadians in procurement decisions...
Mar 10, 2014 12:13PM
Due in large part to low labor costs and international trade deals, output from Mexico’s auto sector has advanced at an annual rate of nearly six per cent over the last 20 years, according to Scotiabank,
Mar 10, 2014 11:05AM
Germany-based materials supplier BASF SE has sold its PolyAd Services plastic additives business to Edgewater Capital Partners LP, a private equity firm headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.
Mar 9, 2014 11:32AM
Specialty materials maker Celanese Corporation has signed a deal with Airborne Oil & Gas B.V. to develop and supply composite materials for deepwater thermoplastic composite pipes.
Mar 7, 2014 11:21AM
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