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Nu-Co Plastics among the finalists for Ontario Export Awards

Blenheim, Ont.-based injection molder Nu-Co Plastics is among the finalists that have been revealed for the Ontario Export Awards.
Oct 17, 2014 1:20PM


A. Schulman inks PPS deal with Initz

Plastic compound supplier A. Schulman Inc. has signed an agreement and a strategic partnership with South Korean polymer producer Initz for the compounding and marketing of Initz’s Ecotran polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) compounds.
Oct 15, 2014 1:20PM


Hayssen Flexible Systems buys Italy-based equipment maker Schib Packaging

U.S.-based packaging equipment maker Hayssen Flexible Systems has purchased Italy’s Schib Packaging S.r.l, a producer of horizontal flow-wrapping machines as well as automatic feeders and automated wrapping systems.
Oct 15, 2014 11:05AM


$4 billion PE plant proposed for U.S.

In what’s being billed as the largest private sector investment ever in the U.S. state of North Dakota, petrochemical company Badlands NGL LLC has announced plans to build a $4 billion polyethylene manufacturing plant.
Oct 15, 2014 10:39AM


ROTOVAC is on track

A train wreck usually marks the end of the line. Listen to any of the billion old country and western tearjerkers about them, for example, and you won’t hear many lyrics about the cars getting refurbished and put back on the tracks.
Oct 14, 2014 1:34PM


Big majority of Canadian companies have positive outlook: CIBC poll

The vast majority of Canadian business owners are optimistic about the future, but have no plans to grow businesses, according to a new survey by CIBC.
Oct 14, 2014 11:17AM


North American ethane provides big opportunity for Western European producers: report

Europe is one of the world’s highest-cost production regions for chemicals – but U.S. ethane imports might just radically transform the region’s feedstock landscape.
Oct 13, 2014 4:41PM


Bekum to move production from Berlin to Austria

Germany-based blow molding machine maker Bekum Maschinenfabriken GmbH is moving its Berlin production to its other plant, in Traismauer, Austria.
Oct 13, 2014 4:06PM


Surprise jobs boom in September: StatsCan

Following a loss of 11,000 jobs in August, Canada’s economy generated 74,100 net new jobs in September, according to the most recent report from Statistics Canada.
Oct 11, 2014 3:50PM


Double digit growth expected in global plastic pipe market

Four major factors will lead to double digit growth in the global demand for plastic pipe systems over the next ten years, according to a keynote speaker at the recent Plastic Pipes XVII conference and exhibition in Chicago.
Oct 10, 2014 3:13PM


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