Concours Mold buys assets of Valiant Tool and Moldby Canadian Plastics
The transaction marks the first acquisition for Windsor, Ont.-based Concours under the ownership of Crestview Partners, a New York-based private equity firm, which bought Concours in May 2019.
APMA launches Project Arrow, an all-Canadian zero-emissions concept vehicleby Canadian Plastics
The project, aimed to be completed by 2022, an effort to meet the Canadian federal government’s call for a zero-emission future by 2050.
Contract awarded to build new petrochemical facility outside Edmontonby Canadian Plastics
Once in service, the petrochemical site will produce about 550,000 tonnes of polypropylene per year.
Belplas now reps injection press maker Niigata Machine Techno in Canadaby Canadian Plastics
Niigata is the North American subsidiary of Japan-based Niigata Machine Techno Co. Ltd.
CCL Industries buying Polish BOPP film company Flexpol for $22 millionby Canadian Plastics
The deal gives Toronto-based CCL the capability to deliver label films in Europe using the same technology it has in place at Innovia Mexico for the Americas.
Happy New Year from Canadian Plastics!by Canadian Plastics
Canadian Plastics wishes all of our readers a safe new year. We’ll be back with more industry news beginning on Jan. 2. See you in the next decade!
Injection molding machine maker Woojin has new Canadian representationby Canadian Plastics
The Korean-based company is now being represented by Plastic Automation Engineering Inc. in all provinces except Quebec.
W. Amsler Equipment Inc. just turned 25by Canadian Plastics
And the company’s Swiss-born founder and industry veteran Werner Amsler still takes pride in staying ahead of the technology curve.
Ontario investing $3 million in training pilot for automotive, advanced manufacturingby Canadian Plastics
The program will provide short duration training to help unemployed, underutilized workers, or those at-risk of being laid off.
Ontario-based slitting, rewinding machinery maker Deacro Industries bought by Davis-Standardby Canadian Plastics
This is Davis-Standard’s second purchase of a Canadian company in less than two years: in June 2018, it acquired blown film machinery maker Brampton Engineering Inc.
Belplas moves to larger offices in Vaughan, Ont.by Canadian Plastics
The machinery sales firm’s new office is located at 9131 Keele St.
Northspec Chemicals now distributing Stahl Polymers’ portfolio in Canadaby Canadian Plastics
Stahl said the appointment of Toronto-based Northspec – which specializes in chemicals and coatings for construction and architectural applications – will strengthen its sales in the Canadian construction market.
Husky honours Beckhoff with EMEA Supplier Awardby Canadian Plastics
The award, presented during the K trade show in October, recognizes a 20-year development partnership in injection molding machines.
Kevin Bell joins Belplas as sales manager for Ontarioby Canadian Plastics
Bell has over 25 years of experience in the plastics industry, with expertise in material handling, refrigeration, and material conveying.
Primary plastics machinery shipments in North America down in Q3by Canadian Plastics
Compared to last quarter, total shipments of injection molding and extrusion machinery dropped by 0.5% to US$293.7 million in the third quarter of 2019, new figures from the Plastics Industry Association show.
Huntsman buying PU foam maker Icynene-Lapolla for $350 millionby Canadian Plastics
Icynene-Lapolla has two manufacturing facilities: one in Mississauga, Ont., and the other in Houston, Tex.
TC Transcontinental selling its paper and woven PP operations to Hood Packagingby Canadian Plastics
Burlington, Ont.-base Hood will acquire TC’s operations in the U.S. states of California, Iowa, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Georgia.
Magna buys Czech automotive lighting engineering firm Winpacby Canadian Plastics
The deal will strengthen its engineering and electronics competencies and increase its forward lighting engineering capability in Europe, Magna said.
Canadian manufacturing sales down slightly in September, StatsCan saysby Canadian Plastics
Sales in the machinery industry increased 5.5 per cent to $3.7 billion, however, which was the largest monthly increase since May 2018.
Canadian plastic pipe maker Ipex completes acquisition of Silver-Line Plasticsby Canadian Plastics
The goal of the acquisition, which was first announced in August, is to allow Ipex to increase its market position in the U.S.