The purchasing group in the US$13.2 billion sale includes the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec.
The largest injection molding machine display at Expoplast is making food serving cups in a three-second cycle.
The only plastics trade show in Canada this year, Expoplast will be held in the Palais des congrès de Montréal on Nov. 14 and 15, and is part of five other co-located manufacturing trade shows.
Trained as a polymer chemist, Maine worked in Quebec and Ontario and was perhaps best known for his work on oriented polymer composites.
Atlanta, Ga.-based Consolidated Container Co. is expanding its footprint in Canada by acquiring Polybottle Group Ltd. and Humberline Packaging Inc. from Toronto’s ABC Group Inc.
Germany-based Haptronik’s software will bolster Magna’s SmartAccess power door technology.
From bag lady to leading lady: Emmie Leung has risen from driving a rented van for her one-woman curbside recycling company to being the CEO of Emterra Group.
Managing director Louis Hébert is retiring at the end of 2018; René Eisenring with replace him as the new general manager, effective January 1, 2019.
Krycki, 74, founded Brampton, Ont.-based Future Design Inc. in 1978, one of Canada’s most important blown film equipment manufacturers.
With a production area measuring 6,000 square meters, the plant has the capacity to produce more than 360,000 seat sets per year.
Recycling industry pioneer Emmie Leung, the founder and CEO of Emterra Group, is the Leader of the Year for 2018.
The joint venture will support Morocco’s growing automotive export production.
The industry association’s newest Clean Sweep initiative involves getting all CPIA member companies to be signatories participating in the program by 2022.
The agreement provides increased access to Canada’s dairy market for U.S. producers, limits the number of cars and the value of automobile parts that Canada can ship to the U.S. without paying higher duties, and preserves key dispute-resolution provisions.
The Brampton, Ont.-based company has invested $1.5 million so far in 2018 on equipment for the development of prototypes, including close tolerance milling and turning machines, universal grinders, and three- and five-axis mills.
Indorama’s manufacturing footprint will combine with Loop’s proprietary science and technology to produce recycled PET resin and polyester fibre.
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna announces the federal government plans to eliminate single-use plastics throughout government operations.
Flow Valves makes the Syntron and SMS Iris flow control valves, which are used for applications ranging from packaging and bagging, and for free-flowing powders and granular materials.
Spenceley is the owner and president of Lethbridge, Alta.-based rotomolder Flexahopper Plastics Ltd.
Nudura was bought by Medina, Ohio-based industrial product supplier RPM International for an undisclosed amount.