Canadian Plastics

September 30, 2002 News

CITT report exempts tool steels from tariffs

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The Canadian International Trade Tribunal has issued a report that accepts the recommendations of the Canadian tool…

September 26, 2002 News

Manitoba-based packager purchases U.S. firm

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Winpak Ltd. has recently finalized the purchase of the business assets of Webkote, a division of Fleming Packaging…

September 24, 2002 News

Force majeure on BASF nylon in North America

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As a result of a railcar explosion and fire which damaged a caprolactam plant in Freeport, Texas, BASF Corporation…

September 23, 2002 News

AT Plastics names new finance officer

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AT Plastics has named James G. Gingerich executive vice president and chief financial officer. Gingerich will be di…

September 19, 2002 News

Davidson Sales founder dies

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Peter Davidson, president and sole owner of equipment distributor Davidson Sales, died in early September as the re…

September 19, 2002 News

New location, new name for Henley Chemicals (September 19, 2002)

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Changes are afoot at chemicals distributor Henley Chemicals. By October, the company will have moved into a modern…

September 18, 2002 News

Brampton Engineering gets new CEO (September 18, 2002)

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Bill Wybenga has relinquished his post as president and CEO of Brampton Engineering, resulting in a change of leade…

September 17, 2002 News

Workshop for packaging professionals announced

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The Institute of Packaging Professionals is sponsoring an educational workshop titled "Risk and Crisisa new a…

September 17, 2002 News

Stochem purchased

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Univar Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of Univar NV, has acquired Toronto-based specialty chemical distributor Stochem In…

September 16, 2002 News

De Zen receives Canada’s top honor

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Royal Group Technologies’ founder and CEO Vic De Zen has received the Order of Canada. In announcing the honor, Gov…

September 13, 2002 News

Upcoming Quebec show a record setter

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With over 320 companies exhibiting, this year’s Expoplast will be the biggest one ever, reports the show organizer,…

September 12, 2002 News

Rehau’s Quebec plant gets “green” certification

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Rehau Inc.’s plant in Baie d’Urfe, QC has received certification under the international environmental standard, IS…

September 11, 2002 News

Revenues jump for thermoset elastomer producer

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B.C.-based Radical Elastomers Inc. (formerly Botex Corp.) has announced a near doubling of its revenues through the…

September 10, 2002 News

Malpack adds third cast film line (September 10, 2002)

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The cast film business of Malpak (Ajax, ON) has grown 100% since it started in 1998, so the company recently purcha…

August 28, 2002 News

New Canadian hot runner venture launched

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A group with significant experience in the development of the Canadian hot-runner industry has launched a new compa…

August 27, 2002 News

Injection molding OEM restructures

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In the face of a lingering lull in the sales of injection molding machines, Van Dorn Demag has launched a number of…

August 21, 2002 News

Goderich Plastics acquires injection molder

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Injection molder Goderich Plastics Inc. has acquired the assets of RenWel Inc., a custom manufacturer of high-speed…

August 13, 2002 News

PACex show adds food tech and logistics

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PACex International has expanded its focus to include food processing technologies and logistics, as well as packag…

August 8, 2002 News

Kawaguchi emerges from Chapter 11

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With support from its creditors, Japanese injection molding machinery manufacturer Kawaguchi Ltd. has been removed…

August 7, 2002 News

CITT to decide fate of tool steel exemption

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Contrary to at least one report sent through electronic mail, the decision on whether tool steels will be exempt fr…