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July 10, 2003  

AT Plastics merges with Vancouver chemical company

Acetex Corporation, a major producer of vinyl acetate monomer, and AT Plastics Inc. have announced plans to merge.

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July 9, 2003  

IPL suspends operations in Windsor, 150 will be laid off

IPL’s executive vice-president Jean-Yves Bacle hinted in the spring that drastic measures would be taken to regain…

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July 9, 2003  

Lavergne Group contributes to R&D venture

Quebec compounder Lavergne Group is donating space for a research and development lab at its Anjou, QC, facilities,…

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July 4, 2003  

Montreal engineering school buys film line (July 04, 2003)

Ecole Polytechnique, an independent engineering school affiliated with the University of Montreal, announced at NPE…

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July 4, 2003  

CPI Plastics, Rubbermaid announce marketing agreement (July 04, 2003)

CPI Plastics Group Ltd. (Missisauga, ON) has entered into a trademark licensing agreement with Rubbermaid Canada In…

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July 3, 2003  

Lawsuit against equipment supplier "a stunt", says owner

The owner of Dayton, OH-based Comet Automation Systems, Inc, the target of a patent-infringement lawsuit filed by M…

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July 3, 2003  

NPE 2003: Attendance down but exhibitors happy (July 03, 2003)

The Society of the Plastics Industry reported a significant decline in the total number of registered attendees at…

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July 2, 2003  

Thixomolding taking aim at automotive

Husky Injection Molding Systems is betting that the magnesium injection unit displayed at its booth during NPE will…

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July 2, 2003  

Nanocomposite concentrates target new users

Resin and additive distributor/compounder PolyOne Corp. has introduced a new line of nanocomposite additives it cla…

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June 27, 2003  

Ampacet will build new compounding plant in BC

Color and additive masterbatch supplier Ampacet announced at NPE a number of acquisitions and expansions, including…

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June 27, 2003  

New equipment option for PVC extruders

Canadian extruder manufacturer Deltaplast has branched our from its traditional single-screw designs with the intro…

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June 27, 2003  

Additive makes many resins biodegradable

As an alternative to biodegradable resins, a Vancouver company has developed additives that accelerate the degradat…

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June 25, 2003  

NPE visitors in mood to buy

There’s positive energy flowing at NPE 2003, which continues to June 27 in Chicago. One machinery manufacturing exe…

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June 24, 2003  

New PC grade aimed at expanding in-mold applications

GE Plastics has introduced a line of polycarbonate film, Lexan SLX, it says is based on a new polycarbonate co-poly…

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June 21, 2003  

Winnipeg BOPA film manufacturer expands (June 21, 2003)

American Biaxis Inc.(ABI), a manufacturer of three-layer biaxially oriented polyamide (BOPA) film, is expanding in…

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June 20, 2003  

New thermoset association formed (June 20, 2003)

A new, independent trade association has been formed to serve the interests of the thermoset industry . The Thermos…

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June 20, 2003  

World record bottle machine at NPE (June 20, 2003)

Just as Moore’s law predicts ever increasing computing power, there seems to be no limit to increasing rates of PET…

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June 19, 2003  

SPE Quebec names new president (June 19, 2003)

The Society of Plastics Engineers Quebec section has appointed Martin Vines its new president. Vines is a national…

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June 19, 2003  

GM’s Oshawa plants get top scores (June 19, 2003)

General Motors’ Oshawa assembly plants were rated some of the most productive automotive plants in North America, a…

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June 16, 2003  

Mega Bloks enters joint venture with Japanese toymaker

Construction toy manufacturer Mega Bloks, based in Montreal, is solidifying its global position through a joint dev…