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April 24, 2019 News

Emterra Group named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers

by Canadian Plastics

For the fourth year in a row, the Burlington, Ont.-based waste management firm has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers.

April 23, 2019 News

Magna invests $11.3 million to build new mirrors facility in Morocco

by Canadian Plastics

The 61,400-square-foot facility in Kenitra represents an investment of $11.3 million by Magna and is expected to be operational by spring 2020.

April 22, 2019 News

Vancouver may delay plastic straw ban until 2020

by Canadian Plastics

City staff say they need more time to consult with businesses and persons with disabilities before enacting the ban.

April 18, 2019 Feature

A new chapter begins for En-Plas

by Canadian Plastics

After 31 years in the same plant, well-known machinery sales firm En-Plas Inc. has moved into a new, more efficient headquarters in Toronto.

April 17, 2019 News

W. Amsler introduces first handled 64-ounce PET barrier growler for craft beer

by Canadian Plastics

Introduced at the recent Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America show, the amber PET container is manufactured by W. Amsler at its Bolton, Ont. facility for packaging solutions provider JMS International Packaging.

April 15, 2019 News

Dual Spiral Systems wins patent case against Alpha Marathon

by Canadian Plastics

Alpha Marathon had been challenging ownership of DSS’ U.S. patent for its co-extrusion die technology through a series of legal proceedings in both Federal and Superior Court since 2005.

April 11, 2019 News

Emmerson Packaging named one Canada’s Best Managed Companies, again

by Canadian Plastics

For the tenth year in a row, the Amherst, N.S.-based packaging supplier has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

April 9, 2019 News

Roda Packaging acquires packaging supplier Industries Rada Ltd.

by Canadian Plastics

Laval, Que.-based Industries Rada is an injection molder and blow molder of custom packaging products.

April 8, 2019 News

Thousands of responses to Newfoundland and Labrador plastic bag ban survey

by Canadian Plastics

The province’s Environment department says that a decision on the possibility of banning single-use plastic bags is coming in the “near future”.

April 3, 2019 News

Canadian plastics pioneer Michael Burgoyne passes

by Canadian Plastics

The well-known Canadian chemist was a leading researcher in the development of wood-plastic composites.

April 2, 2019 News

CCC Plastics adds Harinder Tamber as new technical specialist

by Canadian Plastics

Tamber has an M. Tech in polymer technology from IIT Delhi, India, and a Ph.D. in polymer science from the Polymer Research Institute at Syracuse, N.Y.

March 30, 2019 News

CCC buys Canadian container maker Plastique Micron

by Canadian Plastics

Through its Altium Packaging Canada subsidiary, CCC has bought Plastique Micron and its affiliates IMBC Blowmolding 2014 and Action Plastic Products.

March 29, 2019 CanPlastics TV

Ocean Cleanup project hits a snag

by Canadian Plastics
March 26, 2019 Feature

Montreal researchers create plastic from lobster shells

by Canadian Plastics

McGill University researchers have developed a new chemical process that could turn lobster, shrimp, and crab shells into biodegradable plastic.

March 20, 2019 News

Quebec’s IPL Plastics buys Belgian packaging supplier Loomans

by Canadian Plastics

Loomans will be integrated into IPL’s consumer packaging solutions business in Europe.

March 18, 2019 News

Newfoundland and Labrador seeking public input on possible plastic bag ban

by Canadian Plastics

The province has established a survey asking residents and others about their opinions on the possibility of banning single-use retail plastic bags.

March 9, 2019 News

Ontario government weighs ban on single-use plastics

by Canadian Plastics

In a new discussion paper, the Province is asking the public for input on how to reduce litter and waste.

February 27, 2019 News

Husky names John Hafferty as new CFO

by Canadian Plastics

Hafferty has more than 35 years of financial and business experience, most recently as CFO for global rental equipment company ElectroRent.

February 19, 2019 News

Intertape Polymer commissions second line for water-activated tapes

by Canadian Plastics

The new line doubles capacity of IPG’s Midland, N.C. facility in the company’s fastest growing segment.

February 11, 2019 News

Husky unveils new technology to cut delivery times, costs

by Canadian Plastics

Called the next-generation operating model, or NGOM, the technology has been introduced at Husky’s factory in Dudelange, Luxembourge.