Plastics processors among 2016 Ontario Export Award winners
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Polycorp Ltd. won in the Manufacturing & Resources (Large Manufacturer) category, and Corma Inc. won the Leadership category.
Two Ontario-based plastics processors have been honoured at the recent 2016 Ontario Export Awards.
Polycorp Ltd. won in the Manufacturing & Resources (Large Manufacturer) category. Headquartered in Elora, Ont., Polycor is a maker of elastomeric parts and linings for the transportation, industrial and mining sectors. The firm operates a 55,000-square-foot manufacturing plant and exports nearly 80 per cent of its production.
And in the Leadership category, Concord, Ont.-based Corma Inc. was recognized for having grown from a small, three-man operation into a global business. Corma manufactures machinery used to make corrugated plastic pipes made of PE, PP, PVC, PA or TPR.
The Ontario Export Awards are designed to recognize leadership and exporting growth in diverse sectors of Ontario’s economy. The winners of the 2016 Awards were announced at a gala event at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. on November 22. More than 200 manufacturing executives and representatives from trade, government and industry attended the event.
Canada Goose was named Exporter of the Year for its growth in global markets and success with manufacturing in Canada.
The other winners are:
|Clean Technology: Silfab Solar Inc.
|Consumer Products & Technology: Canada Goose
|Food, Beverage, & Agriculture: Riverside Natural Foods Ltd.
|Manufacturing & Resources (Small Manufacturer): Diagnostics Biochem Canada Inc.
|Manufacturing & Resources (Medium Manufacturer): Nu-Tech Precision Metals Inc.
|Services: Centennial College
|Transportation Equipment: INKAS Armored Vehicle Manufacturing
|Emerging Exporter: NeoVentures Biotechnology Inc.
|Business Studies Student Award: Ensieh Daniali
|Machines Italia Global Reach Award: Lofthouse Manufacturing