Canadian Plastics

September 11, 2002 News

Revenues jump for thermoset elastomer producer

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B.C.-based Radical Elastomers Inc. (formerly Botex Corp.) has announced a near doubling of its revenues through the…

September 10, 2002 News

Malpack adds third cast film line (September 10, 2002)

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The cast film business of Malpak (Ajax, ON) has grown 100% since it started in 1998, so the company recently purcha…

August 28, 2002 News

New Canadian hot runner venture launched

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A group with significant experience in the development of the Canadian hot-runner industry has launched a new compa…

August 27, 2002 News

Injection molding OEM restructures

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In the face of a lingering lull in the sales of injection molding machines, Van Dorn Demag has launched a number of…

August 21, 2002 News

Goderich Plastics acquires injection molder

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Injection molder Goderich Plastics Inc. has acquired the assets of RenWel Inc., a custom manufacturer of high-speed…

August 13, 2002 News

PACex show adds food tech and logistics

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PACex International has expanded its focus to include food processing technologies and logistics, as well as packag…

August 8, 2002 News

Kawaguchi emerges from Chapter 11

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With support from its creditors, Japanese injection molding machinery manufacturer Kawaguchi Ltd. has been removed…

August 7, 2002 News

CITT to decide fate of tool steel exemption

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Contrary to at least one report sent through electronic mail, the decision on whether tool steels will be exempt fr…

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…