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Frank Kavanagh new VP, global sales for Maguire

Auxiliary equipment supplier Maguire Products Inc. has appointed Frank Kavanagh as vice president of global sales.
Sep 10, 2014 12:40PM


Dow makes new executive leadership appointments

Chemical giant Dow Chemical Company has made a series of executive leadership appointments, some of which will impact its plastics packaging and specialty plastics businesses.
Sep 9, 2014 1:33PM


Canada's trade surplus makes unexpected jump to $2.6B: StatsCan

Led by motors vehicles and parts, Canada’s merchandise exports grew by 1.4% in July, while imports edged down 0.3%, according to Statistics Canada.
Sep 8, 2014 1:31PM


Bemis sells pressure sensitive materials business for $170M

In a move designed to fund the growth of its flexible packaging segment, packaging supplier Bemis Co. Inc. is selling off its pressure sensitive materials business to private equity firm Platinum Equity LLC for US$170 million.
Sep 8, 2014 11:38AM


Big order marks a big year for W. Amsler Equipment

The Beatles sang “It was 20 years ago today” back in the 60s, turning 20th anniversaries into big deals ever since.
Sep 8, 2014 12:01AM


Nova Scotia to ban fracking

Nova Scotia has said no to fracking.
Sep 6, 2014 1:50PM


Solvay buying Chevron Phillips plastic unit for $220M

Chemical maker Solvay SA is buying a performance polymers business from Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. for US$220 million to expand its offering of lightweight plastics for replacing heavier metal parts in cars.
Sep 5, 2014 11:47AM


ATS Automation completes purchase of Germany's M+W Process

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. has completed its purchase of Germany-based M+W Process Automation.
Sep 3, 2014 1:51PM


Ineos, Doeflex combine compounding businesses

There’s a new PVC compounds producer in Europe, as Ineos Compounds and Doeflex Compounding UK have agreed to combine their respective PVC compounding businesses.
Sep 3, 2014 11:19AM


A. Schulman expands in Asia-Pacific with Compco purchase

A. Schulman Inc., a supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins, has acquired Melbourne, Australia-based plastic compound maker Compco Pty. Ltd. for US$6.7 million in cash.
Sep 3, 2014 11:04AM


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