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Canadian Plastics


January 22, 2003 News

Tetra Laval purchase of Sidel gets green light

by Canadian Plastics

After a year and a half of regulatory wrangling, the EU Commission has approved the acquisition of blow molding mac…

January 20, 2003 News

Kord Products comeback — expansion plans on full throttle

by Canadian Plastics

The company that pioneered the plastic petri dish, Kord Products Inc., will soon begin construction on a 55,000 sq,…

January 20, 2003 News

Workers’ comp premiums decline for plastics, moldmakers

by Canadian Plastics

Good news for Ontario moldmakers and plastics processors: premium rates for the Workplace Safety & Insurance Board…

January 16, 2003 News

Moldmaking associations form new federation

by Canadian Plastics

Four groups representing the Canadian mold, tool, die and machining industry have formed a new federation to presen…

January 16, 2003 News

PolyOne slashes jobs

by Canadian Plastics

Polymer distributor and services company PolyOne has announced it will eliminate approximately 400 salaried positio…

January 15, 2003 News

Resin distributor’s sales jump

by Canadian Plastics

Resin distributor Channel Polymers, which entered the Canadian market last year, has seen sales jump by 29% on a wo…

January 14, 2003 News

Packager grabs another gold award

by Canadian Plastics

Pliant Corporation has won its second DuPont Gold award at the 2001 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards. Pliant,…

January 14, 2003 News

BASF planning to be buy Honeywell engineering resins

by Canadian Plastics

The addition of Honeywell’s Capron nylons and alloys will broaden BASF’s engineering resin portfolio and enhance p…

January 9, 2003 News

Former Ontario Premier joins Magna board

by Canadian Plastics

Michael Harris has joined the board of directors of automotive supplier Magna International Inc. “The automotive in…

January 6, 2003 News

Plastics pioneer Clay Elliott passes away

by Canadian Plastics

Charles Clayson (Clay) Elliott, founder of the custom injection molding firm, Horizon Plastics Co., passed away on…

January 3, 2003 News

Moldmaker Reko buys Michigan molder

by Canadian Plastics

As part of a diversification strategy, Reko International Group Inc. (Oldcastle, ON) will purchase a 80% interest i…

January 2, 2003 News

CCL Industries announces European labeling venture (January 02, 2003)

by Canadian Plastics

Packaging manufacturer CCL Industries Inc. (Toronto) plans to bring new labeling technology back to its U.S. operat…

December 19, 2002 News

Companies honored as best managed

by Canadian Plastics

Three plastics manufacturers have been selected to be among the Financial Post’s 50 Best Managed companies for 2002…

December 11, 2002 News

Negri Bossi opens new premises in Ontario

by Canadian Plastics

A new 10,000 sq. ft. facility in Mississauga, ON will be the hub of Negri Bossi’s sales and service operations in O…

December 10, 2002 News

Lavoie to lead CPIA (December 10, 2002)

by Canadian Plastics

A veteran association manager, Serge Lavoie, has been chosen as the new president and chief executive officer for t…

December 10, 2002 News

Wood-plastic composite producers unite under CPIA

by Canadian Plastics

A new group that will represent the interests of producers of plastic-wood and other natural fibre composites will…

December 9, 2002 News

Report calls for action to bolster auto industry

by Canadian Plastics

Continued prosperity of the huge Canadian automotive parts industry depends upon securing new vehicle assembly plan…

December 4, 2002 News

Wood composites not only for extruders (December 04, 2002)

by Canadian Plastics

The terms "wood-plastic composite" and "injection molding" don’t go together in yet in most peo…

December 3, 2002 News

Kyoto to cost jobs, investment, says Decoma’s Power

by Canadian Plastics

Ottawa’s decision to ratify Kyoto will mean less investment and fewer jobs in the Canadian auto parts manufacturing…

November 29, 2002 News

Plastics innovator Frank Maine honored by association (November 29, 2002)

by Canadian Plastics

For his commercialization of oriented plastics, Frank Maine has been awarded the 2002 Technology and Innovation Man…