December 16, 2010 News

Canadians score with European automotive excellence awards

by Canadian Plastics

Some Canadian outfits scored big at the recently completed Network of Automotive Excellence (NoAE) Innovation Awards in Wurzburg, Germany.

November 29, 2010 News

Woodbridge Group markets Italian polyurethane technology

by Canadian Plastics

Plastics technology provider The Woodbridge Group has entered into a technical agreement with Italian polyurethane (PU) foam maker Toscana Gomma that will allow Woodbridge to have access to PU technology for skin solutions.

November 25, 2010 News

NS Technologies buys Pop & Lock auto parts division

by Canadian Plastics

Custom molder NS Technologies Group Inc. has acquired the Mitech Ignition division from aftermarket auto industry manufacturer the Pop & Lock Corporation.

November 19, 2010 News

British-Israeli team working to make bioplastics tougher

by Canadian Plastics

Scientists at England’s Bath University and Tel Aviv University in Israel are working on a joint project designed to improve the properties of bioplastics, allowing them to be used in a wider range of automotive products.

November 18, 2010 News

Magna opens new production plant in Russia

by Canadian Plastics

Canadian auto parts maker Magna International Inc. has officially opened a new production plant in Russia.

September 23, 2010 News

Teknor Apex to supply COIM’s TPU in North America

by Canadian Plastics

Milan, Italy-based chemical company COIM S.p.A. has appointed Teknor Apex as the exclusive distributor of COIM…

September 15, 2010 News

Teknor Apex buys Sarlink TPV from DSM

by Canadian Plastics

Materials compounder Teknor Apex is acquiring the Sarlink thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) elastomer business…

September 9, 2010 News

U.S. auto parts molder to open Stratford, Ont. plant

by Canadian Plastics

Automotive parts maker Florida Production Engineering Inc. (FPE) will open an injection molding facility in …

September 6, 2010 News

Magna, Stronach buyout to go ahead

by Canadian Plastics

Auto parts giant Magna International Inc.’s billion-dollar buyout of founder Frank Stronach’s cont…

August 15, 2010 News

Magna entering joint venture with Mitsubishi?

by Canadian Plastics

Canadian auto parts supplier Magna International Inc. is said to be in advanced talks to build a joint battery…

August 12, 2010 News

Ontario universities launch new Manufacturing Innovation degree program

by Canadian Plastics

A new technology co-op program is being offered in Ontario, designed to build skills for use in manufacturing …

August 7, 2010 News

Magna’s revenue soars in Q2 2010

by Canadian Plastics

Auto parts maker Magna International reported much stronger than expected quarterly results on August 7, with …

July 26, 2010 News

ABC Group and Yapp ally to supply fuel tanks

by Canadian Plastics

Canadian auto parts supplier ABC Group is partnering with China’s Yapp Automotive Parts Co. to provide p…

July 16, 2010 News

Borealis launches automotive business unit

by Canadian Plastics

A new business unit of polyolefin supplier Borealis AG has been created that will target worldwide automotiv…

July 3, 2010 News

Ontario plastics researcher a “Top 40 Under 40” award winner

by Canadian Plastics

A plastics researcher at the University of Waterloo in Ontario has been named one of the “Top 40 Under 4…

July 2, 2010 News

European auto innovation award competition now open to Canadian parts suppliers

by Canadian Plastics

Canadian automotive part suppliers looking for new ways into European markets now have the opportunity to gain…

June 16, 2010 News

Magna to expand three N.C. plants

by Canadian Plastics

Magna Composites, a subsidiary of Aurora, Ont.-based Canadian auto parts maker Magna International Inc. has an…

May 27, 2010 News

China to get new plastics research centre

by Canadian Plastics

China XD Plastics Company, the country’s largest manufacturer and distributor of modified plastics for u…

April 27, 2010 News

Magna building two Chattanooga plants to supply Volkswagen

by Canadian Plastics

Auto parts supplier Magna International Inc., of Aurora, Ont., plans to build two manufacturing plants in Ch…

April 26, 2010 News

A.P. Plasman building Alabama auto parts facility

by Canadian Plastics

Ontario auto parts manufacturer A.P. Plasman Corporation is investing up to $16 million to build a production …