Canadian Plastics

Canadian Plastics

November 27, 2002  

Royal rebounds

Royal Group Technologies Ltd. announced sales of $547 million for the fourth quarter ending Sept. 30. According to…

November 26, 2002  

Komtech gets QS 9000

Custom injection molder Komtech Plastics recently celebrated obtaining its QS 9000 registration. Certification to t…

November 25, 2002  

Injection molding business expands at moldmaker

Bernard Mould Ltd.(Oldcastle, ON) is seeing continued growth in the injection molding side of its business. Preside…

November 19, 2002  

Crompton acquires Basell assets (November 19, 2002)

Effective immediately, Crompton Corporation has acquired Basell’s Interloy business assets and the nonexclusive wor…

November 15, 2002  

Precimold expands

Prompted by continued growth in its business, Candiac, Quebec-based Precimold Inc. is expanding. The moldmaker and…

November 12, 2002  

High-speed machining conference set to roll

A conference on high-speed machining will be held on November 19 and 20 in Windsor, ON. The conference, titled &quo…

November 11, 2002  

D-M-E consolidates mold base manufacturing

Mold component and technology supplier, D-M-E Company has announced that it will close its Monterey Park, CA mold b…

November 6, 2002  

Rohm and Haas buys Kureha’s additives business

Specialty chemical and polymer producer Rohm and Haas has purchased the global plastics additives business of Kureh…

November 4, 2002  

Additives manufacturer launches new business strategy (November 04, 2002)

Saying he is “pulling aside the curtain” on his business, Marc Wade, president of specialty chemical and additives…

October 30, 2002  

U.S ITC report fingers labor costs and global buying trends for moldmaker woes

The final report of the U.S. International Trade Commission on competitive conditions in the tool, die and mold sec…

October 30, 2002  

Ryka purchased by machine OEM

SIG Plastics International, a manufacturer of blow molding machines and equipment, has purchased Ryka Blow Molds Lt…

October 29, 2002  

Strong growth predicted for wood-plastics composites

Demand for plastic and wood-plastic composite materials in the U.S. is forecast to grow nearly 13% annually through…

October 25, 2002  

Quebec embraces Expoplast

The mood was upbeat and the registration desk crowded when Expoplast opened its doors to the Quebec industry. &quot…

October 21, 2002  

Hot runner, software companies to collaborate

Software developer, Moldflow Corporation, and Synventive Molding Solutions, Inc. and manufacturer of hot runner sys…

October 17, 2002  

Quebec’s Lavergne Group adds compounding capacity

Plastics compounder and sheet manufacturer The Lavergne Group has installed additional twinscrew compounding capaci…

October 16, 2002  

New plastics distributor enters Canada (October 16, 2002)

Channel Polymers, a full-service distributor of a diverse line of thermoplastic and rubber materials in the U.S. an…

October 10, 2002  

Exco acquires Nova Scotia-based thermoformer

Exco Technologies Ltd. has purchased the outstanding common shares of Dartmouth, NS-based thermoformer, Neocon Inte…

October 9, 2002  

Desrosiers sees rosy outlook for new mold orders

Automotive consultant Dennis Desrosiers predicts a strong rebound in the tooling industry over the next few years,…

October 7, 2002  

Engel expansion to be used for customer support

A new 32,000 sq. ft. expansion at Engel Canada Inc.’s Guelph, ON facility will provide the company with more space…

October 3, 2002  

Insurance crisis reaches processors (October 03, 2002)

One of the repercussions from the terrorist acts of Sept. 11, 2001 is higher insurance premiums for plastic process…