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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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