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Canadian Plastics

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May 6, 2003  

Polystyrene recycler closed due to fire

The Canadian Polystyrene Recycling Association (CPRA) is temporarily shut down following a fire in the warehouse ar…

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May 5, 2003  

Bunting Magnetics in growth mode; buys Moulders Supply

Bunting Magnetics Co. has purchased Toronto-based auxiliary equipment manufacturer The New Moulders Supply Company,…

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May 5, 2003  

CPIA Quebec gets award from peers

The Quebec Chapter of the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) presented its Association of the Year A…

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May 2, 2003  

Strong Canadian dollar cuts into CCL sales and earnings

Sales reported for the first quarter by Toronto-based CCL Industries Inc. were down slightly compared with last yea…

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May 2, 2003  

Pushing higher margin products pays off for AT Plastics

In a challenging market, AT Plastics (Brampton, ON) has posted a solid increase in the sales of specialty polymers…

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May 1, 2003  

Sigma Stretch Film boosts capacity with cast film line

Sold-out conditions will soon be alleviated at Sigma Stretch Film Canada (Belleville, ON). The company has purchase…

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April 25, 2003  

PACex International postponed due to SARS fears

The Packaging Association of Canada has postponed its biennial packaging show until the fall because of exhibitor a…

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April 25, 2003  

New generation PP developed for IPs, bumpers

Toyota Motor Corporation has developed what it is calling a "new generation" of compounded polypropylene…

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April 25, 2003  

Auto supplier expanding "satellite" services

An injection molding operation that produces parts on-site at a customer’s plant has worked out so well Tiercon Ind…

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April 23, 2003  

NOVA launches first “single-site” resins

NOVA Chemicals has introduced four new commercial grades of polyethylene made using the company’s Advanced Sclairte…

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April 23, 2003  

Profits up at Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls Inc.’s Automotive Systems Group reported a 16% increase in sales for the three months ending March…

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April 21, 2003  

Structural Plastics awards: from wall panels to hand-held dispensers

Once again, Canadian talent was prominent in the winner’s circle at the SPI Structural Plastics Division awards. Of…

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April 21, 2003  

Husky’s Schad honored for business accomplishments

A plastics industry lifetime achievement award will be presented to Robert Schad, founder and CEO of Husky Injectio…

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April 17, 2003  

DuPont Textiles separation will affect DuPont Canada

As part of its offer to buy the outstanding shares of DuPont Canada Inc., DuPont has disclosed that it is in negoti…

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April 17, 2003  

Rhodia nixes NPE plans

Saying it wants to focus its resources on product development and customer support, Rhodia Engineering Plastics Cor…

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April 16, 2003  

U.S. manufacturing still struggling

The U.S. economy continues to show signs of weakness, as U.S. industrial production fell in March for the second co…

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April 14, 2003  

Quebec’s best companies honored at industry gala

A number of companies received GALEA awards for their business achievements at the recent CPIA Quebec gala. Solmax,…

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April 14, 2003  

Rock, Magna executive disagree on action needed to lure car plants

Saying government investment is needed to secure the future well-being of the Canadian automotive parts industry, I…

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April 14, 2003  

Stockholders sue Collins & Aikman

Two U.S.-based law firms have filed class-action lawsuits on behalf of shareholders against auto parts supplier Col…

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April 14, 2003  

Plastics Hall of Fame to get six new members

The U.S. National Plastics Hall of Fame will induct six new members at a ceremony to be held in conjunction with th…