Toronto-based packaging supplier Ingenious Packaging bought by U.S. firmby Canadian Plastics
Franklin, Tenn.-based Resource Label Group has purchased Ingenious Packaging for an undisclosed price.
Whale made from 5 tons of plastic waste makes a splash in Brugesby Canadian Plastics
Nova Chemicals appeals ruling that it pay Dow $1 billion in damagesby Canadian Plastics
In June, a judge ordered Nova to pay $1.06 billion to Dow Canada over an ethylene plant dispute in Joffre, Alta.
CPIA announces 2018/19 Board of Directorsby Canadian Plastics
Sarah Marshall, leader of technical services for Nova Chemicals Corp., has been elected as Chair of the Board.
Magna wins three innovation awards from SPE Europeby Canadian Plastics
A thermoplastic liftgate takes top spot in the body exteriors category, a carbon fibre subframe wins first place in the chassis category, and a thin-wall torsional welding process wins the enabling technology category.
Consolidated Container buying Montreal-based Deltapac Packagingby Canadian Plastics
Deltapac Packaging manufactures plastic bottles for the specialty chemical, cosmetic, food, and pharmaceutical industries.
W. Amsler moving to expanded facility in Bolton, Ontarioby Canadian Plastics
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.
Hamilton Plastic Systems is being reborn in the U.S.A.by Canadian Plastics
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.
Magna to acquire OLSA and expand lighting businessby Canadian Plastics
The $352-million deal will make Aurora, Ont.-based Magna a global lighting supplier.
Plastic straw bans are taking off in Canadaby Canadian Plastics
CPIA now accepting nominations for 2018 Leadership Awardsby Canadian Plastics
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.
Wittmann’s Gord Stowar is retiringby Canadian Plastics
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.
Former Magna exec Manfred Gingl is new head of IACby Canadian Plastics
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.
Magna partners with Michigan startup to retrofit self-driving shuttlesby Canadian Plastics
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.
Canadian plastics and chemistry industries set ambitious recycling targetsby Canadian Plastics
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.
A&W Canada to eliminate plastic straws from all restaurants by 2019by Canadian Plastics
The Canadian fast food chain is making the switch to paper straws.
Sarnia plastics recycler wants your black plastic trays and containersby Canadian Plastics
ReVital Polymers says that black plastics collected in recycling programs are an important resource and feedstock for its recycling business.
Canada’s plastic packaging recycling rate rises again: studyby Canadian Plastics
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 Engineering bought by Davis-Standardby Canadian Plastics
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.
Plastic water bottles to be banned from Montreal city buildingsby Canadian Plastics
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.