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May 13, 2018 News

Magna announces record first quarter results

by Canadian Plastics

Buoyed by strong sales in its complete vehicles segment, automotive parts supplier Magna International Inc. reported record quarterly sales in Q1 2018, up 21 per cent year-over-year to $10.79 billion.

May 9, 2018 News

Engel’s made-in-China Wintec injection molding machines now available in Canada

by Canadian Plastics

Designed for high-volume, single-component injection molding, Wintec exhibited its hydraulic t-win and all-electric e-win machines at the NPE2018 trade show in Orlando, Fla.

May 9, 2018 News

Absolute Haitian building South Carolina facility, partnering with Sepro in Canada and the U.S.

by Canadian Plastics

The new 116,000-square-foot operations facility in Moncks Corner, S.C. will provide for expanded sales, applications, service, and training functions.

May 8, 2018 CanPlastics TV

Good news, bad news for Ontario extruders

by Canadian Plastics
May 4, 2018 News

Magna wins GM Supplier of the Year awards

by Canadian Plastics

Automotive parts supplier Magna International won two General Motors Supplier of the Year awards at the GM’s 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony in Orlando, Fla. One example of the lighting that Aurora, Ont.-based Magna supplies GM is

April 30, 2018 News

SPE rebrands itself

by Canadian Plastics

The Society of Plastics Engineers has launched a new brand identity – including a new logo, colours, and font and website – to better communicate what it is and who its members are.

April 30, 2018 News

New VP of sales for Alpha Marathon Film Extrusion

by Canadian Plastics

Woodbridge, Ont.-based extrusion machinery maker Alpha Marathon Film Extrusion Technologies Inc. has named sales industry veteran Judson Lew as its new vice president of sales.

April 26, 2018 News

Ford to stop making sedans for North America by 2022

by Canadian Plastics

The automaker said the changes, meant to improve profitability, include getting rid of all cars for the North American market except for the Mustang sports car and Focus crossover.

April 24, 2018 News

W. Amsler to supply PET beer containers to NPE’s Bottle Zone Beer Garden

by Canadian Plastics

The Richmond Hill, Ont.-based company, which supplies all-electric linear PET stretch blow molders, oversaw all design, technical, and manufacturing work for production of the beer bottles.

April 19, 2018 News

Rehau to shutter window plant in Winnipeg

by Canadian Plastics

Rehau Americas, a molder of plastic products for the construction, automotive and industry sectors, will close its rigid PVC profiles plant in Winnipeg – which employs 75 workers – by the end of 2018.

April 16, 2018 News

Vision Extrusion getting $1.5 million from Ontario government

by Canadian Plastics

The funding will help Vaughan, Ont.-based Vision Extrusion upgrade machinery and invest in automation and waste reduction technology.

April 11, 2018 News

Dominion Colour Corp. merges with Lansco Colors

by Canadian Plastics

The merger of the Canadian and America colour pigment suppliers is designed to combine the strengths of both and to expand their product portfolios.

April 3, 2018 News

Ontario’s Die-Mold Tool bought by Mueller Industries

by Canadian Plastics

Headquartered in Georgetown, Die-Mold is a manufacturer of plastic PEX and other plumbing related fittings and an integrated designer and manufacturer of plastic injection tooling.

April 2, 2018 News

Transcontinental to buy plastics packager Coveris for $1.7 billion

by Canadian Plastics

The purchase is the latest step in Montreal-based Transcontinental’s expansion into the plastics packaging business.

April 2, 2018 News

Magna signs composite liftgate JV with Chinese automaker

by Canadian Plastics

Aurora, Ont.-based Magna signed the joint venture deal with a subsidiary of state-owned automotive giant Guangzhou Automobile Group Co. Ltd.

March 28, 2018 News

Magna celebrates a first in grand opening at South Carolina seat facility

by Canadian Plastics

For the first time in its history, the Canadian auto parts supplier will supply seats to the BMW Group.

March 20, 2018 News

TC Transcontinental Packaging takes the Gold for sustainability

by Canadian Plastics

The Flexible packaging supplier has won the Gold award for Sustainability with its compostable peanut bag at the 2018 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition.

March 14, 2018 News

CCL Industries buying Treofan Americas film operations for $255 million

by Canadian Plastics

Toronto-based CCL said its purchase includes a plant that produces biaxially oriented polypropylene film in Zacapu, Mexico, and a sales office and distribution centre in North Carolina, along with other offices.

March 14, 2018 News

Transcontinental buys Chicago-based packaging firm Multifilm

by Canadian Plastics

Montreal-based Transcontinental purchased Multifilm Packaging Corp., which specializes in wrapping for candy, chocolate and other snack foods, for an undisclosed price.

March 14, 2018 CanPlastics TV

Canadian teens celebrate plastics with videos

by Canadian Plastics