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September 15, 2003  

Maax declares itself for sale

Following an announcement by the chairman and founder of Maax Inc. that he would sell his shares in the company, th…

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September 15, 2003  

More changes at DuPont

The rapid pace of change at resin supplier DuPont continues with another name change, effective immediately. DuPont…

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September 11, 2003  

Quebec composites supplier goes global (September 11, 2003)

A Quebec-based supplier of components for the composites industry has been purchased by multinational composites su…

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September 11, 2003  

CTMA launches alliance with online sourcing vendor

A partnership that could help Canadian mold, tool and die makers win more business through online sourcing has been…

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September 8, 2003  

Asian share of North American bag market hits 30% (September 08, 2003)

Asian manufacturers of polyethylene bags have captured 30% of the North American market in little over 18 months, a…

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September 5, 2003  

European machinery manufacturers increase market share

Manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery based in Western Europe increased sales by 2.9%, to 9.4 b…

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September 4, 2003  

Nova Scotia printer/extruder expands

A second blown film line has been installed at Poly Cello (Amherst, NS). Poly Cello specializes in flexographic pri…

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September 4, 2003  

CAMM moves onto St.Clair College campus

The Canadian Association of Moldmakers has moved its offices to a promising location for moldmaking activity: the F…

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September 4, 2003  

Non-union workers more satisfied

Non-unionized workers are more satisfied with their jobs than unionized workers, according to the results of a just…

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September 1, 2003  

Moldmaker’s trade mission announced

The Canadian General Consulate in Detroit is helping to organize a mold, tool and die trade mission to Ohio. The mi…

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August 31, 2003  

China seeking to protect local car companies

China is considering implementing a new policy which will protect local car manufacturers from foreign competition.

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August 30, 2003  

Bombardier sells Ski-Doo division

Bombardier Inc. has sold its recreational unit to a group headed by the Bombardier family for $1.2 billion. The div…

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August 30, 2003  

Agency downgrades auto supplier’s credit rating

Beleaguered auto parts supplier Collins & Aikman received another blow as Moody’s Investors Service Corp. downgrade…

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August 30, 2003  

Investment firm acquires Synventive

Hot-runner manufacturer Synventive Molding Solutions has been sold by its parent company Berwind Industries to Madi…

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August 25, 2003  

Carmakers expect better second half

Executives at the world’s two largest automotive companies, General Motors and Ford Motor Company, are optimistic a…

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August 24, 2003  

Xaloy enhances consolidation strategy with purchase

Barrel and screw manufacturer Xaloy Inc. has acquired New Castle Industries, a manufacturer of screws, barrels and…

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August 24, 2003  

Dow to further cut PE production

Dow Chemical has announced it will immediately begin the process of idling approximately 885 million lb. of polyeth…

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August 23, 2003  

SPE Quebec announces meeting line-up

Paul Browitt, program chairman for the SPE Quebec section, has announced the program line-up for the group’s 2003-2…

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August 23, 2003  

Numbers point to U.S. recovery

A better-than-expected performance in the U.S. manufacturing sector and job market may be a sign that a full-fledge…

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August 18, 2003  

Plastics firms postpone production to conserve energy

A number of Ontario plastics processors report that they have pared back production and reduced their use of lighti…