Canadian Plastics

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Canadian Plastics

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February 10, 2003  

Ford settles on EDS for design and collaboration software

EDS has been selected by Ford Motor Company to supply and integrate its Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software…

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February 10, 2003  

Bayer organic pigments business sold

The Bayer Polymers high-performance organic pigment business has been sold to Sun Chemical Corporation (Fort Lee, N…

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February 7, 2003  

ATS buys micro-injection molder (February 07, 2003)

The acquisition of Micro Precision Plastics (MPP) is a complement to ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc.’s existing…

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February 4, 2003  

ICF venture adds marketing clout

Bolstered by promising growth in the first six months of its operation, Logix Insulated Concrete Forms has appointe…

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February 3, 2003  

GM awards Lear interior business

General Motors has given Lear Corp. complete sourcing responsibilities for the company’s future large and luxury ca…

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February 3, 2003  

Dow to cut jobs as profits squeezed

Chemical and plastics giant Dow Chemical Co. has announced plans, including the elimination of jobs and sales of as…

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January 30, 2003  

Moldmaker opens new R&D facility

Mississauga, ON-based moldmaker Profine Molds Inc. is opening a new 5,000 sq. ft. research and development and prod…

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January 30, 2003  

CPIA Quebec awards gaining recognition beyond the industry

Do you know any outstanding companies or individuals in Quebec? Nominations are now open for the plastics industry…

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January 29, 2003  

Negri Bossi, Spirex ink technology agreement

Injection molding machine OEM Negri Bossi and Spirex Corporation, worldwide licensor of Twinshot coinjection techno…

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January 28, 2003  

Colorant supplier ramps up Canadian operations

Clariant Canada Inc. Masterbatches Division recently completed the transfer of its production, sales and service op…

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January 28, 2003  

Visteon plans to shed seat business

Looking to pull itself out of red ink, auto parts supplier Visteon Corp. announced it will soon implement a restruc…

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January 27, 2003  

Sheet manufacturer expands capacity, capability

Federal Plastics has recently embarked on an expansion program which will increase the company’s capacity by 80%. F…

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January 27, 2003  

Landmark legal decision in China protects Lego against copiers

Plastic toy manufacturer Lego Co. recently won an important court case in China that could open the door for compan…

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January 27, 2003  

Extruder CPI Plastics Group leases more space

A new plant in Mississauga, ON, to produce eon profiles for fencing and spa cladding and a new bag-making facility…

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January 24, 2003  

Maax almost doubles income for the quarter

Sales growth and operating efficiencies have led to a sixth consecutive quarter of improving profit margins for bat…

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January 24, 2003  

Revenue improves for Ford of Canada

Ford of Canada posted annual revenues of $23.3 billion in 2002, an increase of 7.9% compared with results for 2001.

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January 22, 2003  

Tetra Laval purchase of Sidel gets green light

After a year and a half of regulatory wrangling, the EU Commission has approved the acquisition of blow molding mac…

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January 20, 2003  

Kord Products comeback — expansion plans on full throttle

The company that pioneered the plastic petri dish, Kord Products Inc., will soon begin construction on a 55,000 sq,…

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January 20, 2003  

Workers’ comp premiums decline for plastics, moldmakers

Good news for Ontario moldmakers and plastics processors: premium rates for the Workplace Safety & Insurance Board…

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January 16, 2003  

Moldmaking associations form new federation

Four groups representing the Canadian mold, tool, die and machining industry have formed a new federation to presen…