Mercedes-Benz to pull Smart cars from Canada, U.S. marketby Canadian Plastics
Just 345 Smart cars were sold in Canada in 2018 after the car went fully electric.
Toyota to make the Lexus NX SUV in Ontarioby Canadian Plastics
Toyota’s facility in Cambridge, Ont. will produce both a standard and hybrid version of the vehicle starting in 2022.
Emterra Group named one of Canada’s Greenest Employersby Canadian Plastics
For the fourth year in a row, the Burlington, Ont.-based waste management firm has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers.
Magna invests $11.3 million to build new mirrors facility in Moroccoby Canadian Plastics
The 61,400-square-foot facility in Kenitra represents an investment of $11.3 million by Magna and is expected to be operational by spring 2020.
Vancouver may delay plastic straw ban until 2020by Canadian Plastics
City staff say they need more time to consult with businesses and persons with disabilities before enacting the ban.
A new chapter begins for En-Plasby Canadian Plastics
After 31 years in the same plant, well-known machinery sales firm En-Plas Inc. has moved into a new, more efficient headquarters in Toronto.
W. Amsler introduces first handled 64-ounce PET barrier growler for craft beerby Canadian Plastics
Introduced at the recent Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America show, the amber PET container is manufactured by W. Amsler at its Bolton, Ont. facility for packaging solutions provider JMS International Packaging.
Emmerson Packaging named one Canada’s Best Managed Companies, againby Canadian Plastics
For the tenth year in a row, the Amherst, N.S.-based packaging supplier has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.
Roda Packaging acquires packaging supplier Industries Rada Ltd.by Canadian Plastics
Laval, Que.-based Industries Rada is an injection molder and blow molder of custom packaging products.
Thousands of responses to Newfoundland and Labrador plastic bag ban surveyby Canadian Plastics
The province’s Environment department says that a decision on the possibility of banning single-use plastic bags is coming in the “near future”.
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.