Canadian plastics pioneer Michael Burgoyne passesby Canadian Plastics
The well-known Canadian chemist was a leading researcher in the development of wood-plastic composites.
CCC Plastics adds Harinder Tamber as new technical specialistby Canadian Plastics
Tamber has an M. Tech in polymer technology from IIT Delhi, India, and a Ph.D. in polymer science from the Polymer Research Institute at Syracuse, N.Y.
CCC buys Canadian container maker Plastique Micronby Canadian Plastics
Through its Altium Packaging Canada subsidiary, CCC has bought Plastique Micron and its affiliates IMBC Blowmolding 2014 and Action Plastic Products.
Ocean Cleanup project hits a snagby Canadian Plastics
Montreal researchers create plastic from lobster shellsby Canadian Plastics
McGill University researchers have developed a new chemical process that could turn lobster, shrimp, and crab shells into biodegradable plastic.
Quebec’s IPL Plastics buys Belgian packaging supplier Loomansby Canadian Plastics
Loomans will be integrated into IPL’s consumer packaging solutions business in Europe.
Newfoundland and Labrador seeking public input on possible plastic bag banby Canadian Plastics
The province has established a survey asking residents and others about their opinions on the possibility of banning single-use retail plastic bags.
Ontario government weighs ban on single-use plasticsby Canadian Plastics
In a new discussion paper, the Province is asking the public for input on how to reduce litter and waste.
Husky names John Hafferty as new CFOby Canadian Plastics
Hafferty has more than 35 years of financial and business experience, most recently as CFO for global rental equipment company ElectroRent.
Intertape Polymer commissions second line for water-activated tapesby Canadian Plastics
The new line doubles capacity of IPG’s Midland, N.C. facility in the company’s fastest growing segment.
Husky unveils new technology to cut delivery times, costsby Canadian Plastics
Called the next-generation operating model, or NGOM, the technology has been introduced at Husky’s factory in Dudelange, Luxembourge.
Techflow Design & Manufacturing is moving on upby Canadian Plastics
This Ontario-based blown film machinery and plastic extrusion equipment maker has a good reason for expanding into a new, larger facility in Mississauga: business is booming.
Autoparts maker Brose to cut 100 jobs at Ontario operationsby Canadian Plastics
The Germany-based company says it is adjusting production capacity at its London, Ont. manufacturing facility to meet shifting customer demand as the market moves away from passenger cars towards SUVs and crossovers.
Walmart Canada has a new plastic waste reduction planby Canadian Plastics
AceTronic organizing one-day tabletop show for plastics processorsby Canadian Plastics
Called “AceConnex”, the show will take place in Mississauga, Ont. on May 9, and will address some of the common problems facing injection molders, blowmolders, extruders, and other plastic processors.
Conair adds new service rep for Canada, Northeastern U.S.by Canadian Plastics
FinCap Electrical and Mechanical Inc., of Newmarket, Ont., will handle installation, automation, control, and repair services for Conair’s auxiliary equipment.
Inteva workers walk off job in Ontario in protest of upcoming GM plant closureby Canadian Plastics
Inteva’s plant in Whitby, Ont. supplies components such as headliners, floor consoles, and instrument panels for the Chevrolet Impala and Cadillac XTS.
Magna expects 2019 sales to be hurt by a variety of factorsby Canadian Plastics
The auto parts maker anticipates that the strong U.S. dollar, the sale of its fluid pressure and controls business, and GM plant closures will negatively impact its bottom line this year.
Alpha Poly completes installation of W&H Miraflex II 10-colour pressby Canadian Plastics
Officially launched in December, the new machine adds to Brampton, Ont.-based Alpha Poly’s flexible packaging capabilities.
StackTeck adds operations in South Koreaby Canadian Plastics
The 139,000-square-foot facility located in Hwaseong is Brampton, Ont.-based StackTeck’s first moldmaking plant outside of North America.