Deltapac Packaging manufactures plastic bottles for the specialty chemical, cosmetic, food, and pharmaceutical industries.
The blow molding machine maker – which has been located in Richmond Hill, Ont. since 1999 – will move into a 34,000-square-foot Bolton facility on Aug. 1.
Mississauga, Ont.-based auxiliary equipment maker Hamilton Plastic Systems is reinventing itself by expanding its product offerings and making a deep dive into the American marketplace.
The $352-million deal will make Aurora, Ont.-based Magna a global lighting supplier.
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association is accepting nominations until July 13, 2018 for awards in the Leader of the Year, Plastics Industry Young Leaders, Canplast, Lifetime Achievement, Innovator, and Sustainability categories.
Stowar, a 42-year industry veteran, has worked in technical sales for the Nucon and Wittmann organizations in Southern Ontario for the past 30 years.
Gingl, 69, was the CEO of Magna Aftermarket from 2008 to 2010, after having served as executive vice chairman of Magna International Inc. from 2002 to 2007.
Aurora, Ont.-based Magna will retrofit May Mobility’s low-speed self-driving electric transit vehicles with custom doors, a panoramic moon roof, drive-by-wire technology, and sensor integration.
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association and the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada have partnered to establish some ambitious recycling targets designed to re-use, recycle, or recover 100 per cent of plastics packaging by 2040.
The Canadian fast food chain is making the switch to paper straws.
ReVital Polymers says that black plastics collected in recycling programs are an important resource and feedstock for its recycling business.
The study, conducted by the CPIA, found that the increase was the result of more plastic packaging collected, specifically PET bottles, PE clear film, and PE agricultural film.
Brampton, Ont.-based BE manufactures blown film technology including its multilayer AeroFrost air-blown and AquaFrost water-quenched film systems, its Vector air rings, and the SCD coextrusion die.
While concessions would be made, such as stockpiling bottled water in case of an emergency, the ban will prevent bottled water from being sold and their use restricted in city-run buildings.
The decision is drawing criticism from the Canadian Plastics Industry Association, which notes that a recent public opinion survey shows the ban is highly unpopular with Vancouver residents.
Polytarp Products got its start – not to mention its name – by making tarpaulins, and then became famous supplying plastic film for the construction industry. But it has reinvented itself over the past 10 years as a go-to supplier for high-barrier food packaging – and blown film machinery maker Brampton Engineering has been there every step of the way.
The 225,000-square-foot facility will employ approximately 300 people and will supply structural castings to Jaguar Land Rover.
The double acquisition will help London, Ont.-based Crawford expand its range of “Shrink It Right” packaging products for the North American market.
RMC Advanced Technologies is investing $7 million to set up a U.S. headquarters and manufacturing facility in Surgoinsville, Tennessee.