Toronto-based Spin Master has distributed Perplexus since 2013 and will now own the global rights to the Perplexus brand.
As it hits the quarter-century mark, the Mississauga, Ont.-based compounder is heading off into new directions.
The company has named industry veteran Jim Chow as its technical sales engineer for the KraussMaffei and Netstal injection molding machine brands in the English-speaking Canadian provinces.
Designed and constructed for Husky by Convergent Energy + Power, the GridStar lithium-ion battery system can reduce electricity costs on the load by 15-30 per cent per year, starting in 2018.
The Oakville, Ont.-based company – which makes PVC trimboards, columns, moldings, and accents – will also move its offices to Burlington, Ont.
Aurora, Ont.-based Magna is expanding into a larger plant for its mirrors business in Slovakia, and will also install a new automated paint line in the building.
GreenMantra Recycling Technologies Ltd. won the Clean Technology Award, and PolyCorp Ltd. won the Leadership Award.
The purchase is TricorBraun’s first move into the flexible packaging industry.
Auto industry representatives and academics researching autonomous vehicles will work together at the Stratford, Ont. centre to further develop and demonstrate the technology.
In a Nov. 9 statement, Bolton, Ont.-based Husky has created a dedicated tooling team to focus investment on technology and increased global delivery capabilities.
Mississauga, Ont.-based film and sheet extrusion systems maker Macro Engineering and Technology has expanded its European presence by adding Innopack Systems as its sales agent for Spain and Portugal.
Pascal Medical is installing the Husky processing machines in its new state-of-the-art facility in Dubna, Russia.
Headquartered in Montreal, Les Industries Flexipak is a converter specialized in flexographic printing, lamination as well as bag and pouch making, and has other value-added capabilities.
Global car sales accelerated through the summer, a new report from Scotiabank said, with volumes advancing 4.5% above a year earlier in August, double the growth of the previous three months.
The Puslinch, Ont.-based firm will bring in new equipment and add five new positions at its facility.
Canada’s economy is on pace to match the best annual growth performance since the Great Recession, a new report from BMO Capital Markets Economics and BMO Commercial Banking said, with real GDP likely to expand 3.1% this year, up from 1.5% in 2016.
Material supplier A. Schulman Inc. reported fourth quarter net sales that were approximately 7 per cent higher compared with Q4 2016 figures, and a profit for fiscal 2017 of US$34.2 million, following a loss of US$356 million in 2016.
ReVital Polymers Inc., which was founded last year but officially launched on Oct. 20, is owned and operated by recycling industry pioneers Emmie Leung and Tony Moucachen.
Avior Integrated Products, which has three manufacturing plants in Quebec, will supply parts for the access door assemblies on Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft.