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April 19, 2018 News

Rehau to shutter window plant in Winnipeg

by Canadian Plastics

Rehau Americas, a molder of plastic products for the construction, automotive and industry sectors, will close its rigid PVC profiles plant in Winnipeg – which employs 75 workers – by the end of 2018.

April 16, 2018 News

Vision Extrusion getting $1.5 million from Ontario government

by Canadian Plastics

The funding will help Vaughan, Ont.-based Vision Extrusion upgrade machinery and invest in automation and waste reduction technology.

April 11, 2018 News

Dominion Colour Corp. merges with Lansco Colors

by Canadian Plastics

The merger of the Canadian and America colour pigment suppliers is designed to combine the strengths of both and to expand their product portfolios.

April 3, 2018 News

Ontario’s Die-Mold Tool bought by Mueller Industries

by Canadian Plastics

Headquartered in Georgetown, Die-Mold is a manufacturer of plastic PEX and other plumbing related fittings and an integrated designer and manufacturer of plastic injection tooling.

April 2, 2018 News

Transcontinental to buy plastics packager Coveris for $1.7 billion

by Canadian Plastics

The purchase is the latest step in Montreal-based Transcontinental’s expansion into the plastics packaging business.

April 2, 2018 News

Magna signs composite liftgate JV with Chinese automaker

by Canadian Plastics

Aurora, Ont.-based Magna signed the joint venture deal with a subsidiary of state-owned automotive giant Guangzhou Automobile Group Co. Ltd.

March 28, 2018 News

Magna celebrates a first in grand opening at South Carolina seat facility

by Canadian Plastics

For the first time in its history, the Canadian auto parts supplier will supply seats to the BMW Group.

March 20, 2018 News

TC Transcontinental Packaging takes the Gold for sustainability

by Canadian Plastics

The Flexible packaging supplier has won the Gold award for Sustainability with its compostable peanut bag at the 2018 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition.

March 14, 2018 News

CCL Industries buying Treofan Americas film operations for $255 million

by Canadian Plastics

Toronto-based CCL said its purchase includes a plant that produces biaxially oriented polypropylene film in Zacapu, Mexico, and a sales office and distribution centre in North Carolina, along with other offices.

March 14, 2018 News

Transcontinental buys Chicago-based packaging firm Multifilm

by Canadian Plastics

Montreal-based Transcontinental purchased Multifilm Packaging Corp., which specializes in wrapping for candy, chocolate and other snack foods, for an undisclosed price.

March 14, 2018 CanPlastics TV

Canadian teens celebrate plastics with videos

by Canadian Plastics
March 9, 2018 News

Magna opens new composites centre in Germany

by Canadian Plastics

Automotive parts supplier Magna International Inc. has opened a new European composites centre of excellence in Esslingen, Germany, to develop lightweight structural parts and exterior components in advanced materials for European automomakers.

March 7, 2018 News

CPIA hosting Canada Night reception at NPE2018

by Canadian Plastics

The event will be held on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, beginning at 5:00 pm at the Wittmann Battenfeld booth.

March 6, 2018 News

Toy maker Spin Master buys Gund

by Canadian Plastics

Spin Master said the 120-year-old Gund brand will help diversify its product line away from plastic toys and open up opportunities for broader distribution.

March 5, 2018 News

First-ever all-electric Jaguar unveiled at Magna

by Canadian Plastics

The Jaguar I-PACE is the second Jaguar Land Rover model built by Magna. The first, the Jaguar E-PACE, made its debut in 2017.

March 4, 2018 News

PAC announces 2018 Global Leadership Awards winners

by Canadian Plastics

Future Brand and Proctor & Gamble take Best of Show awards.

March 2, 2018 Feature

Integrity Tool & Mold and KraussMaffei partner for big projects

by Canadian Plastics

Custom machinery and a collaborative approach helped Integrity bring more business back to its Windsor, Ont. HQ and expand its facility in Queretaro, Mexico.

February 28, 2018 News

CPIA announces video contest winners

by Canadian Plastics

The eight winners of the CPIA’s Plasticurious video contest, which was launched last year and aimed at Canada’s youth, used their original submissions to create inspiring messages about how plastics benefit our lives.

February 27, 2018 News

Three Canadians among nine new SPE “Fellows”

by Canadian Plastics

Three Canadian researchers are among the new inductees being recognized by the Society of Plastics Engineers for their contributions to the industry organization.

February 25, 2018 News

Terinex now reps General Polymers in Eastern Canada

by Canadian Plastics

Clarkston, Mich.-based thermoplastic resin distributor General Polymers Thermoplastic Materials LLC has appointed Terinex International Ltd., of Saint-Lazare, Que., as its representative in eastern Ontario, Quebec, and the Maritime provinces.