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.
The funding will help Vaughan, Ont.-based Vision Extrusion upgrade machinery and invest in automation and waste reduction technology.
The merger of the Canadian and America colour pigment suppliers is designed to combine the strengths of both and to expand their product portfolios.
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.
The purchase is the latest step in Montreal-based Transcontinental’s expansion into the plastics packaging business.
Aurora, Ont.-based Magna signed the joint venture deal with a subsidiary of state-owned automotive giant Guangzhou Automobile Group Co. Ltd.
For the first time in its history, the Canadian auto parts supplier will supply seats to the BMW Group.
The Flexible packaging supplier has won the Gold award for Sustainability with its compostable peanut bag at the 2018 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition.
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.
Montreal-based Transcontinental purchased Multifilm Packaging Corp., which specializes in wrapping for candy, chocolate and other snack foods, for an undisclosed price.
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.
The event will be held on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, beginning at 5:00 pm at the Wittmann Battenfeld booth.
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.
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.
Future Brand and Proctor & Gamble take Best of Show awards.
Custom machinery and a collaborative approach helped Integrity bring more business back to its Windsor, Ont. HQ and expand its facility in Queretaro, Mexico.
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.
Three Canadian researchers are among the new inductees being recognized by the Society of Plastics Engineers for their contributions to the industry organization.
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.