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Canadian Plastics


August 6, 2002 News

Auto supplier posts record sales

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Decoma International Inc., the Concord, ON-based company specializing in automotive exterior components and assembl…

July 31, 2002 News

Large air ring shipped to South America

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Mississauga, ON-based Future Design Inc. has manufactured and shipped a Saturn VII blown film air ring with an 80-i…

July 26, 2002 News

Van Dorn Demag and Demag Ergotech back together again

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Van Dorn Demag Corp. and Demag Ergotech GmbH have announced an alliance that will combine their North American sale…

July 23, 2002 News

CPIA’s Dubois to retire

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Canadian Plastics Industry Association president and CEO Pierre Dubois has announced his retirement, effective Marc…

July 22, 2002 News

Canadian suppliers expand

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Auxiliary equipment manufacturer and distributor Hamilton Avtec (Mississauga, ON) has announced it will be moving t…

July 16, 2002 News

Ontario government to consult plastics industry

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The Ontario government will hold a number of meetings with key members of the plastics industry in order to ascerta…

July 15, 2002 News

Kitchener to get new automation plant

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Meikle Automation is opening a new 15,000 sq. ft. facility in Kitchener, ON. The new facility is required because o…

July 12, 2002 News

Contract packaging gains ground (July 12, 2002)

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A preview report from the upcoming Pack Expo International in Chicago touts contract packaging as an ideal answer f…

July 9, 2002 News

Royal to produce injection molded windows

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Royal Group Technologies’ founder and CEO Vic De Zen told a group of journalists gathered at the Royal Group Techno…

July 9, 2002 News

New eight-layer line added at Concord, ON facility

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The Packaging Group, has significantly ramped up its manufacturing capabilities with the recent installation and st…

July 2, 2002 News

Amcor completes purchase of rival’s PET business

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Amcor Ltd. has completed the acquisition of Schmalbach-Lubeca’s PET container and White Cap closure business. With…

June 21, 2002 News

Wentworth Technologies buys German moldmaker (June 21, 2002)

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Precision moldmaker LEGO Werkzeugbau GmbH joins 16 other mold manufacturing and service facilities worldwide owned…

June 21, 2002 News

L&L founder grabs Alberta leadership award

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The CPIA Western Region has presented Darlene Lynde with its 2002 Alberta Plastics Industry Leader Award. Darlene a…

June 17, 2002 News

SPE Quebec reorganizes (June 17, 2002)

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The SPE Quebec section has announced a number of changes for the 2002-2003 session, including the formation of a ne…

June 17, 2002 News

Sertapak raises funds for hospital

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Sertapak Group Packaging Systems, based in Woodstock, ON, celebrated their 20th anniversary this past Saturday (Jun…

June 10, 2002 News

Basell completes sale of Ohio compounding plant

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Netherlands-based polyolefin manufacturer Basell has completed the sale of its Basell USA Inc.’s Gahanna, OH compou…

June 4, 2002 News

Extrusion equipment alliance inked

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Davis-Standard Corp., a manufacturer of extrusion equipment, and Coperion Corp., a maker of compounding equipment,…

May 29, 2002 News

Profits have plummeted for U.S. moldmakers

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Figures released this week by D-M-E Company illustrate a dramatic decline in profitability and sales among U.S.-bas…

May 27, 2002 News

Glycon, Xaloy sign marketing pact

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Glycon Corp. and Xaloy, Inc. have recently inked a joint marketing agreement with the intent of improving product-l…

May 22, 2002 News

Supplier increases XLPE capacity

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Borealis A/S has announced new plans to increase its production capacity of cross-linked polyethylene by 50% by the…