Canada’s unionization rate has fallen sharply, from 38% to 30%, between 1981 and 2012, according to a new report from Statistics Canada (StatsCan).
Nov 26, 2013 3:42PM
Toronto-based specialty packaging and labels firm CCL Industries has announced plans to close its aerosol manufacturing plant north of Toronto, affecting 170 employees.
Nov 26, 2013 11:55AM
Japan's Kuraray Co. Ltd. will buy DuPont's Glass Laminating Solutions/Vinyl unit, which supplies polyvinyl butyral and ionomer sheets for safety glass and vinyl acetate monomer and polyvinyl alcohol for automotive, architectural, and...
Nov 25, 2013 10:59AM
Protech Chemicals Ltd. has finalized its acquisition of NPA Coatings (NPAC) powder coating division, a subsidiary of Nippon Paints Japan.
Nov 24, 2013 10:39AM
Packaging provider Sealed Air Corporation has announced it has agreed to sell its rigid medical packaging business to private equity firm Mason Wells Buyout Fund III L.P., for US$125 million.
Nov 22, 2013 12:45PM
Novik Inc., a Quebec City-based manufacturer of polymer exterior siding, roof coverings and accessories, has entered into a non-binding agreement to be purchased by American private investment firm Clearview Capital LLC for $45 million.
Nov 21, 2013 12:34PM
The next NPE trade show is still a long way off, but at least one early sign is pointing to a strong event.
Nov 20, 2013 4:44PM
Canadian manufacturing sales rose 0.6 per cent in September to $49.9 billion, the fourth increase in five months and slightly better than expected, according to Statistics Canada.
Nov 20, 2013 11:25AM
Canada remains among the top 10 easiest places in the world to pay corporate taxes, according to the latest ratings by professional services firm PwC and the World Bank Group.
Nov 19, 2013 11:36AM
Germany-based injection molding machine maker Arburg Inc. is building a new U.S. headquarters, complete with offices, showroom, and training and machine and spare parts warehouse capabilities, in Rocky Hill, Conn.
Nov 19, 2013 10:55AM