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Canadian Plastics


March 22, 2002 News

Force majeure on styrene supply announced

by Canadian Plastics

Nova Chemicals has declared force majeure on supply of styrene monomer from the company’s Bayport, TX plant after t…

February 26, 2002 News

GM revises sales prediction upward

by Canadian Plastics

General Motors Corp. announced that it expects to sell more vehicles and make more money in 2002 than earlier predi…

February 25, 2002 News

Auto supplier announces 2002 business outlook

by Canadian Plastics

Magna International Inc. says it expects production cutbacks together with OEM price concessions to have a negative…

February 25, 2002 News

CTMA responds to U.S. tooling industry investigation

by Canadian Plastics

The Canadian Tooling & Machining Association says it welcomes the U.S. International Trade Commission’s investigati…

February 22, 2002 News

Horn Plastics opens new plant

by Canadian Plastics

Custom molder and toolmaker Horn Plastics Inc. has completed construction of its new 90,000 sq. ft. facility in Whi…

February 18, 2002 News

Reko launches alliance with robotics specialist

by Canadian Plastics

Reko Automation & Machine Tool Inc. and Radix Controls Inc. have announced a strategic alliance. Radix Controls spe…

February 11, 2002 News

General Polymers opens new U.S. distribution centre

by Canadian Plastics

Ashland Distribution Company’s General Polymers Division has begun operations at a new $7 million, 125,000 sq. ft.

February 7, 2002 News

Plan now for Expoplast

by Canadian Plastics

Details about the space draw for Expoplast, taking place Oct. 23-24 in Montreal, have been announced by the show ow…

February 5, 2002 News

Engel adds new sales and marketing executive

by Canadian Plastics

Engel North America has recently named Walter J. Jungwirth to the newly created position of executive vice presiden…

February 4, 2002 News

Wentworth acquires U.S. moldmaker

by Canadian Plastics

Mississauga, ON-based Wentworth Technologies Co., Ltd. has purchased Jersey Mold Inc., a manufacturer of injection…

January 31, 2002 News

Still no solid evidence vinyl medical devices harmful

by Canadian Plastics

It seems contradictory, but a Health Canada report leaked to newspapers in late January prompted both alarmist head…

January 30, 2002 News

Packaging bill on hold–for now

by Canadian Plastics

Bill 90, the legislation that will eventually require industry to pay up to 50 percent of the cost for municipal re…

January 29, 2002 News

SPE, CPIA say members to benefit from alliance

by Canadian Plastics

The recent signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the Canadian Plastics Industry Association and th…

January 23, 2002 News

Amcor buys Canadian bottle manufacturer

by Canadian Plastics

Australian-based Amcor Ltd. has purchased PET bottle manufacturer Pet Pak Containers from Consumers Packaging Inc.

January 10, 2002 News

Action Colour bids adieu

by Canadian Plastics

The Masterbatches Division of Clariant (Canada) Inc. has purchased selected assets of Action Colour Concentrates of…

January 10, 2002 News

Coming soon: space draw for NPE 2003

by Canadian Plastics

Preparations for NPE 2003 are about to kick into high gear. The drawing for exhibit space takes place March 5-7, 20…

January 3, 2002 News

New York bans plastic pipe

by Canadian Plastics

Governor George Pataki recently signed legislation that will prevent plastic pipe from being used in buildings larg…

January 3, 2002 News

Dow seeking packaging partners

by Canadian Plastics

Resin producer Dow Plastics is actively seeking the participation of companies to evaluate the company’s line of Pr…

December 14, 2001 News

Surge in mold steel sales hints at economic recovery (December 14, 2001)

by Canadian Plastics

Several metals suppliers reported an upswing in sales of mold steel and aluminum in the last quarter of 2001 that c…

December 14, 2001 News

Blow-molder opens new plant (December 14, 2001)

by Canadian Plastics

Cousins-Currie Ltd., a company perhaps best known as a manufacturer of low- and high-density polyethylene container…