Canadian Plastics

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Canadian Plastics

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February 26, 2003  

Alcoa expanding caps and closures business

Alcoa Inc. has announced a major new investment program aimed at expanding its plastic closure manufacturing capaci…

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February 26, 2003  

SAE show sees return of key companies

This year’s Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) 2003 World Congress marks the return of many of the top-tier auto…

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February 25, 2003  

High Canadian job growth predicted

Canadian employers are anticipating the strongest second quarter hiring climate in two years, according to an emplo…

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February 24, 2003  

Auto parts maker seeking acquisitions

Decoma International Inc.’s current bid to buy French auto parts supplier Peguform may well be an indication of wha…

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February 24, 2003  

Royal Group under fire from shareholders

Higher executive compensation packages and lowered earnings forecasts have raised the ire of shareholders of buildi…

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February 21, 2003  

German retailer gives boost to beer in PET bottles

A new deposit law has prompted international retail operator Aldi to favor selling beer in PET bottles rather than…

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February 21, 2003  

Collins & Aikman narrows loss

Auto parts supplier Collins & Aikman reported a net fourth quarter loss of $3.1 million, down from a net loss $35.6…

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February 21, 2003  

U.S. slow down takes toll on Canadian manufacturing

Canadian factory shipments declined 0.9% in December to a nine-month low of $43-billion, according to a monthly man…

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February 20, 2003  

BASF cuts back PS production

Poor market conditions have prompted BASF to take 12% of its total polystyrene production capacity off line in Nort…

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February 17, 2003  

ITML purchases U.S.-based horticultural molder’s assets

ITML Horticultural Products Inc. has acquired the tooling and manufacturing equipment of the former TLC Polyform, I…

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February 17, 2003  

Mitsubishi considering assembly plant in Ontario

Mitsubishi North America Inc. officials have met with federal and Ontario government officials about locating a new…

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February 14, 2003  

Geomembrane firm acquires Epyptian venture

Gundle/SLT Environmental, Inc. (GSE), a manufacturer of geosynthetic liners and services, has announced the purchas…

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February 14, 2003  

Ford wants cash for Oakville plant upgrade

Ford Motor Co. is asking Canadian governments to foot at least 20% of the cost for the planned refurbishing of its…

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February 12, 2003  

Decoma seeks to acquire French fascia manufacturer

Concord, ON-based Decoma International has announced that it has submitted a bid to purchase the fascia manufacturi…

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February 10, 2003  

35 jobs cut by AT Plastics

Specialty film and resin manufacturer AT Plastics (Brampton, ON) has announced job cuts to improve its profitabilit…

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February 10, 2003  

Price tag to lure DaimlerChrysler project to Windsor keeps rising

Media reports over the last few weeks have quoted figures ranging from $200 million to $400 million as the magic nu…

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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…