Plastics industry golf tournaments coming upby Canadian Plastics
For fun and networking, here are some upcoming Canadian golf outings you’re invited to play.
Survey finds that majority in Newfoundland oppose banning plastic shopping bagsby Canadian Plastics
The survey, conducted on behalf of the Canadian Plastics Industry Association, found that 55% of residents of the province oppose banning plastic shopping bags.
U.S. lifts steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexicoby Canadian Plastics
After having been in place for almost a year, the tariffs – 25 per cent on imports of steel and 10 per cent on aluminum – will be removed by May 19.
Packaging expert Walter Soroka passes awayby Canadian Plastics
Soroka created the PAC Packaging Certificate program in the 1980’s, where hundreds of students graduated under his guidance.
Vinmar Polymers names national account manager for Canadaby Canadian Plastics
The Houston, Tex.-based polymer reseller and distributor has expanded its Canadian plastics team by appointing Cole McGuffin to the position.
Canadian auto parts maker Hematite to open second U.S. locationby Canadian Plastics
The Guelph, Ont.-based company is investing US$11.5 million to establish a production facility in Fayetteville, Tenn.
Magna opens two new plants in Chinaby Canadian Plastics
The company’s new plants in Changsha and Shanghai will produce lightweight, aerodynamic parts to help lower emissions and improve fuel economy for China customers.
Small towns on Vancouver Island may be first in B.C. to ban plastic strawsby Canadian Plastics
If passed, the joint bylaw for Tofino and Ucluelet would make it illegal for businesses in the area to dispense plastic drinking straws and plastic straws to customers.
New U.S. sales manager for Lorenz Conveying Productsby Canadian Plastics
Chris Robinson will be responsible for U.S. sales and will manage the Cobourg, Ont.-based firm’s U.S. representatives and handle key accounts.
ALPHA MARATHON FILM EXTRUSION TECHNOLOGIES Inc. CORRECTION STORY: An April 15, 2019 news story that appeared on our website wrongly reported that Alpha Marathon Film Extrusion Technologies was involved in a recently dismissed lawsuit with Dual Spiral Systems. Alpha Marathon Film Extrusion Technologies was not involved in the lawsuit. Canadian Plastics regrets the error.by Canadian Plastics
Mercedes-Benz to pull Smart cars from Canada, U.S. marketby Canadian Plastics
Just 345 Smart cars were sold in Canada in 2018 after the car went fully electric.
Toyota to make the Lexus NX SUV in Ontarioby Canadian Plastics
Toyota’s facility in Cambridge, Ont. will produce both a standard and hybrid version of the vehicle starting in 2022.
Emterra Group named one of Canada’s Greenest Employersby Canadian Plastics
For the fourth year in a row, the Burlington, Ont.-based waste management firm has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers.
Magna invests $11.3 million to build new mirrors facility in Moroccoby Canadian Plastics
The 61,400-square-foot facility in Kenitra represents an investment of $11.3 million by Magna and is expected to be operational by spring 2020.
Vancouver may delay plastic straw ban until 2020by Canadian Plastics
City staff say they need more time to consult with businesses and persons with disabilities before enacting the ban.
A new chapter begins for En-Plasby Canadian Plastics
After 31 years in the same plant, well-known machinery sales firm En-Plas Inc. has moved into a new, more efficient headquarters in Toronto.
W. Amsler introduces first handled 64-ounce PET barrier growler for craft beerby Canadian Plastics
Introduced at the recent Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America show, the amber PET container is manufactured by W. Amsler at its Bolton, Ont. facility for packaging solutions provider JMS International Packaging.
Emmerson Packaging named one Canada’s Best Managed Companies, againby Canadian Plastics
For the tenth year in a row, the Amherst, N.S.-based packaging supplier has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.
Roda Packaging acquires packaging supplier Industries Rada Ltd.by Canadian Plastics
Laval, Que.-based Industries Rada is an injection molder and blow molder of custom packaging products.
Thousands of responses to Newfoundland and Labrador plastic bag ban surveyby Canadian Plastics
The province’s Environment department says that a decision on the possibility of banning single-use plastic bags is coming in the “near future”.