Canadian Plastics

Canadian Plastics

December 9, 2002  

Report calls for action to bolster auto industry

Continued prosperity of the huge Canadian automotive parts industry depends upon securing new vehicle assembly plan…

December 4, 2002  

Wood composites not only for extruders (December 04, 2002)

The terms "wood-plastic composite" and "injection molding" don’t go together in yet in most peo…

December 3, 2002  

Kyoto to cost jobs, investment, says Decoma’s Power

Ottawa’s decision to ratify Kyoto will mean less investment and fewer jobs in the Canadian auto parts manufacturing…

November 29, 2002  

Plastics innovator Frank Maine honored by association (November 29, 2002)

For his commercialization of oriented plastics, Frank Maine has been awarded the 2002 Technology and Innovation Man…

November 28, 2002  

CPI Plastics Group buys U.S. bagmaker (November 28, 2002)

In a move designed to increase the company’s film business, CPI Plastics Group Ltd. of Mississauga, ON, has purchas…

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…