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October 10, 2003  

New launches rise sharply at Chrysler

Chrysler’s president and CEO Dieter Zetsche told a Boston audience the automaker will bring 25 new vehicles to mark…

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October 10, 2003  

Space going for Plast-Ex 2004

The successful format of Plast-Ex 2001 will continue for the 2004 event, organizers stated at the space draw on Oct…

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October 9, 2003  

Who leads CAD/CAM market?

Mastercam CAD/CAM software ranks first in installed seats worldwide, according to the most recent analysis of NC so…

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October 6, 2003  

Par-Pak installs new APET sheet line (October 06, 2003)

Par-Pak Ltd., the Brampton, ON-based manufacturer of thermoformed containers for the food and deli industry, has pu…

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October 6, 2003  

Colortech buys Eastman’s color business

Colortech Inc., a subsidiary of Polyplast Muller GmbH, has purchased Eastman Chemical Company’s color concentrate b…

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October 6, 2003  

St. Clair College opens new manufacturing training facility (October 06, 2003)

Officials from St. Clair College and Ford Motor Canada presided over the official opening of the Ford Centre for Ex…

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October 3, 2003  

Basell selects Quebec plant to produce new polypropylene

Commercial production of Basell’s Oxypolypropylene will begin soon at the company’s facility in Varennes, QC. Oxypo…

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September 30, 2003  

First Lexus rolls off line at Cambridge, ON plant

The first Canadian-built Lexus RX 330, the first of Toyota’s luxury-brand SUVs to be built outside Japan, rolled of…

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September 29, 2003  

Trade data show plastics exports still growing

Canada’s exports of plastic products, machinery, resins and molds have grown in the first half of 2003 compared wit…

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September 26, 2003  

Higher sales make Husky profitable once again

Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. ended fiscal 2003 on a happy note. For the year ended July 31, 2003, sales gre…

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September 25, 2003  

Ameriplas sale will raise capital for growth

The sale of a fast-growing PET preform manufacturer in Quebec to a capital pool company in Vancouver is poised to g…

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September 25, 2003  

Tax credit seminars focus on plastics

The guidance document for plastics companies interested in Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED)…

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September 24, 2003  

De Zen shares top spot at Royal

A recent management shuffle has Royal Group Technologies founder and chairman Vic De Zen sharing the CEO position w…

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September 24, 2003  

Dow wins innovation award (September 24, 2003)

Dow Chemical’s Polyolefins and Elastomers Business Group has been named the 2003 co-recipient of the Product Develo…

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September 22, 2003  

Extruder’s credit arrangements expanded (September 22, 2003)

Financially troubled pipe and profile manufacturer Imperial PlasTech, and its subsidiaries, obtained a further orde…

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September 20, 2003  

Milacron sells tooling business

Plastics equipment manufacturer Milacron Inc. has announced the sale of its round cutting tool division, Talbot, to…

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September 19, 2003  

Municipal upgrades to drive pipe growth (September 19, 2003)

A new study released by The Freedonia Group forecasts a 2.5% annual growth in U.S. plastic pipe demand to 15.5 bill…

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September 19, 2003  

Event to showcase Atlantic industry’s capabilities

The largest plastics exhibition and networking event ever held in Atlantic Canada is expected to attract attendees…

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September 18, 2003  

Automotive seminar geared to toolmaker issues, concerns

A seminar focused on the strategic business issues of interest to tool, mold, and die makers serving the automotive…

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September 15, 2003  

Beer in PET reaches Canada (September 15, 2003)

Brick Brewery of Waterloo, ON, is the first brewer in Canada to package beer in a plastic bottle. "This innova…