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Canadian Plastics


October 27, 2001 News

Asia now top plastics producer

by Canadian Plastics

Dusseldorf, Germany — Europe and North America have ceded their roles as the world’s leading plastics production r…

October 26, 2001 News

Basell reduces polyolefin capacity; also kills Hivalloy (October 26, 2001)

by Canadian Plastics

The world’s number one manufacturer of polyproplyene, Basell Polyolefins, is addressing the over-capacity situation…

October 26, 2001 News

Hot runner manufacturer seeks to expand Canadian sales (October 26, 2001)

by Canadian Plastics

Dusseldorf, Germany — Ewikon Hotrunner Systems of America, Inc. is looking to extend its presence in key North Ame…

October 26, 2001 News

New products galore

by Canadian Plastics

Dusseldorf, Germany — Many, if not most, companies at K use the show to introduce new technology and product lines…

October 25, 2001 News

All is go at record K Show

by Canadian Plastics

Dusseldorf, Germany — Against a backdrop of global economic and political uncertainty, K 2001 kicked off yesterday…

October 25, 2001 News

Plastics leave the planet

by Canadian Plastics

Dusseldorf, Germany — While many people still assume that plastic is a cheap, delicate material, the industry has…

October 22, 2001 News

Nylon recycling venture closes

by Canadian Plastics

The $100-million Evergreen Nylon Recycling plant located in Augusta, GA has ceased operations. High operating costs…

October 22, 2001 News

Polyurethane auto tires in development

by Canadian Plastics

Goodyear has signed an agreement to jointly develop an all-polyurethane car tire with Amerityre, a Nevade-based com…

October 18, 2001 News

Premier trade show to feature Canadian technology, companies

by Canadian Plastics

Canadian technology and know-how will be showcased at the Canadian Pavilion during the upcoming K Show, Oct. 24 to…

October 18, 2001 News

World’s largest PET plant built

by Canadian Plastics

Gruppo Mossi & Ghisolfi (M&G Group) have announced the construction of a new 600 million lb. capacity PET polymeriz…

September 26, 2001 News

GM’s Ste-Therese plant to close

by Canadian Plastics

The long-rumored closing of General Motors’ automotive assembly plant in Ste-Therese, QC has apparently come to fru…

September 25, 2001 News

Ontario auto trim plant to close

by Canadian Plastics

Johnson Controls Inc. has announced plans to close its Stratford, ON automotive trim plant. The plant, which employ…

September 20, 2001 News

Web site gives Canada-U.S. border updates

by Canadian Plastics

For the foreseeable future crossings at the Canada-U.S. border will delayed. To help companies coordinate their U.S…

September 20, 2001 News

Attacks shouldn’t affect resin supply

by Canadian Plastics

The recent terrorist attacks are not likely to have a direct, long-term impact on energy markets, or on the availa…

September 14, 2001 News

Dow donates money for victim relief

by Canadian Plastics

Dow announced on Tuesday, Sept. 11 that The Dow Chemical Company Foundation is donating US$1 million to various age…

September 14, 2001 News

Netstal employee killed on hijacked flight

by Canadian Plastics

Netstal Machinery, Inc. has announced that one of its employees, Robert J. Hayes, 37, of Amesbury, MA, was killed i…

September 10, 2001 News

Canadian TPE compounding venture launched

by Canadian Plastics

DuPont Canada has announced a new venture to produce ethylene elastomer compounds in Canada. According to Cindy Gru…

September 5, 2001 News

Eastman adds specialty copolyester capacity

by Canadian Plastics

Eastman Chemical Company announced the completion of a project converting capacity at its Kingsport, TN facility fr…

September 4, 2001 News

Composites award deadline nears

by Canadian Plastics

The Composites Manufacturing Association of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (CMA/SME) is seeking nominations…

August 21, 2001 News

SPE/IMI staging wide-ranging technical conference

by Canadian Plastics

Advances in materials and processes will be highlighted in an upcoming conference organized by the Society of Plast…