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June 17, 2002  

Sertapak raises funds for hospital

Sertapak Group Packaging Systems, based in Woodstock, ON, celebrated their 20th anniversary this past Saturday (Jun…

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June 10, 2002  

Basell completes sale of Ohio compounding plant

Netherlands-based polyolefin manufacturer Basell has completed the sale of its Basell USA Inc.’s Gahanna, OH compou…

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June 4, 2002  

Extrusion equipment alliance inked

Davis-Standard Corp., a manufacturer of extrusion equipment, and Coperion Corp., a maker of compounding equipment,…

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May 29, 2002  

Profits have plummeted for U.S. moldmakers

Figures released this week by D-M-E Company illustrate a dramatic decline in profitability and sales among U.S.-bas…

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May 27, 2002  

Glycon, Xaloy sign marketing pact

Glycon Corp. and Xaloy, Inc. have recently inked a joint marketing agreement with the intent of improving product-l…

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May 22, 2002  

Supplier increases XLPE capacity

Borealis A/S has announced new plans to increase its production capacity of cross-linked polyethylene by 50% by the…

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May 22, 2002  

Controls manufacturer launches industrial safety program

German-based electronics and controls manufacturer, Siemens, has announced the launch of a major new integrated, in…

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May 8, 2002  

GM adds workers at Oshawa plant

General Motors announced it is recalling 1,000 laid-off workers in response to increased demand for the popular Che…

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May 7, 2002  

Nova launches first commercial product made by Advanced Sclairtech technology

Nova Chemicals has introduced a new group of premium octene copolymer PE resins for film applications, including fo…

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May 3, 2002  

Plastics and packaging trade mission to Mexico

Mexico is a ripe market for Canadian suppliers of plastic processing equipment, molds and packaging equipment. The…

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May 1, 2002  

Use of plastic in auto exteriors to grow

The market for automotive exterior plastics is expected to grow at a rate of 3.0% per year to 2006, reaching 1.4 bi…

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April 24, 2002  

Albis closing Canadian compounding operation (April 24, 2002)

Albis Plastics has announced it intends to close its Canadian compounding facility in Pickering, ON due to a signif…

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April 24, 2002  

Machinery supplier adds chiller line

Wittmann has acquired Capitol Temptrol, a manufacturer of portable and central chillers. The chiller products will…

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April 22, 2002  

Elliot, Meisels honored by SPI division

The SPI’s Structural Plastics division launched its new Pioneer’s Club with the induction of five members, two of w…

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April 20, 2002  

Canadians big winners at SPI design competition

Two Canadian companies, Horizon Plastics and FGL Precision Works Ltd., won four awards between them at the annual S…

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March 25, 2002  

Accuplast adds to injection molding products

Milacron Plastics Technologies has chosen Accuplast Solutions as their new representative for Eastern Canada. The t…

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March 22, 2002  

Gas to serve as PE feedstock in Nova Scotia

The long-rumored construction of a petrochemical plant in Nova Scotia will soon become a reality, according to repo…

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March 22, 2002  

Force majeure on styrene supply announced

Nova Chemicals has declared force majeure on supply of styrene monomer from the company’s Bayport, TX plant after t…

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February 26, 2002  

GM revises sales prediction upward

General Motors Corp. announced that it expects to sell more vehicles and make more money in 2002 than earlier predi…

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February 25, 2002  

Auto supplier announces 2002 business outlook

Magna International Inc. says it expects production cutbacks together with OEM price concessions to have a negative…