The Canadian Plastics Industry Association is accepting nominations until July 13, 2018 for awards in the Leader of the Year, Plastics Industry Young Leaders, Canplast, Lifetime Achievement, Innovator, and Sustainability categories.
Aurora, Ont.-based Magna will retrofit May Mobility’s low-speed self-driving electric transit vehicles with custom doors, a panoramic moon roof, drive-by-wire technology, and sensor integration.
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association and the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada have partnered to establish some ambitious recycling targets designed to re-use, recycle, or recover 100 per cent of plastics packaging by 2040.
The Canadian fast food chain is making the switch to paper straws.
ReVital Polymers says that black plastics collected in recycling programs are an important resource and feedstock for its recycling business.
The study, conducted by the CPIA, found that the increase was the result of more plastic packaging collected, specifically PET bottles, PE clear film, and PE agricultural film.
Brampton, Ont.-based BE manufactures blown film technology including its multilayer AeroFrost air-blown and AquaFrost water-quenched film systems, its Vector air rings, and the SCD coextrusion die.
While concessions would be made, such as stockpiling bottled water in case of an emergency, the ban will prevent bottled water from being sold and their use restricted in city-run buildings.
The decision is drawing criticism from the Canadian Plastics Industry Association, which notes that a recent public opinion survey shows the ban is highly unpopular with Vancouver residents.
Polytarp Products got its start – not to mention its name – by making tarpaulins, and then became famous supplying plastic film for the construction industry. But it has reinvented itself over the past 10 years as a go-to supplier for high-barrier food packaging – and blown film machinery maker Brampton Engineering has been there every step of the way.
The 225,000-square-foot facility will employ approximately 300 people and will supply structural castings to Jaguar Land Rover.
The double acquisition will help London, Ont.-based Crawford expand its range of “Shrink It Right” packaging products for the North American market.
RMC Advanced Technologies is investing $7 million to set up a U.S. headquarters and manufacturing facility in Surgoinsville, Tennessee.
Buoyed by strong sales in its complete vehicles segment, automotive parts supplier Magna International Inc. reported record quarterly sales in Q1 2018, up 21 per cent year-over-year to $10.79 billion.
Designed for high-volume, single-component injection molding, Wintec exhibited its hydraulic t-win and all-electric e-win machines at the NPE2018 trade show in Orlando, Fla.
The new 116,000-square-foot operations facility in Moncks Corner, S.C. will provide for expanded sales, applications, service, and training functions.
Automotive parts supplier Magna International won two General Motors Supplier of the Year awards at the GM’s 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony in Orlando, Fla. One example of the lighting that Aurora, Ont.-based Magna supplies GM is…
The Society of Plastics Engineers has launched a new brand identity – including a new logo, colours, and font and website – to better communicate what it is and who its members are.
Woodbridge, Ont.-based extrusion machinery maker Alpha Marathon Film Extrusion Technologies Inc. has named sales industry veteran Judson Lew as its new vice president of sales.