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February 5, 2020  

Molded Precision Components is pursuing perfection

Located near Barrie, Ont., this full-service engineering, product development, and injection molding specialist produces over 70 million high-precision plastic parts each year. And you could probably count the rejects on the fingers of one hand.

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January 31, 2020  

Toronto’s CCL Industries buys Spanish apparel label maker Eti-Textil

Eti-Textil will become part of CCL’s Apparel Labeling Systems business.

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January 30, 2020  

Canada’s first contact lens recycling program kicks off

Created by eye care specialist Bausch + Lomb and recycler TerraCycle, contact lens wearers can now recycle their lenses and blister packs.

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January 26, 2020  

Unbottled potential: Nova Scotia beach house made from 620,000 recycled PET bottles

Built by construction company JD Composites, the 2,000-square-foot, three-bedroom home has opened up a new way of turning plastic waste into eco-friendly housing.

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January 23, 2020  

Husky names Tony Black to lead Customer Success Management organization

Husky’s CSM organization was formed in 2017 with the goal of providing improved support for its systems in the field.

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January 15, 2020  

Concours Mold buys assets of Valiant Tool and Mold

The transaction marks the first acquisition for Windsor, Ont.-based Concours under the ownership of Crestview Partners, a New York-based private equity firm, which bought Concours in May 2019.

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January 10, 2020  

APMA launches Project Arrow, an all-Canadian zero-emissions concept vehicle

The project, aimed to be completed by 2022, an effort to meet the Canadian federal government’s call for a zero-emission future by 2050.

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January 9, 2020  

Contract awarded to build new petrochemical facility outside Edmonton

Once in service, the petrochemical site will produce about 550,000 tonnes of polypropylene per year.

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January 8, 2020  

Belplas now reps injection press maker Niigata Machine Techno in Canada

Niigata is the North American subsidiary of Japan-based Niigata Machine Techno Co. Ltd.

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January 3, 2020  

CCL Industries buying Polish BOPP film company Flexpol for $22 million

The deal gives Toronto-based CCL the capability to deliver label films in Europe using the same technology it has in place at Innovia Mexico for the Americas.

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December 31, 2019  

Happy New Year from Canadian Plastics!

Canadian Plastics wishes all of our readers a safe

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December 30, 2019  

Injection molding machine maker Woojin has new Canadian representation

The Korean-based company is now being represented by Plastic Automation Engineering Inc. in all provinces except Quebec.

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December 23, 2019  

W. Amsler Equipment Inc. just turned 25

And the company’s Swiss-born founder and industry veteran Werner Amsler still takes pride in staying ahead of the technology curve.

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December 17, 2019  

Ontario investing $3 million in training pilot for automotive, advanced manufacturing

The program will provide short duration training to help unemployed, underutilized workers, or those at-risk of being laid off.

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December 16, 2019  

Ontario-based slitting, rewinding machinery maker Deacro Industries bought by Davis-Standard

This is Davis-Standard’s second purchase of a Canadian company in less than two years: in June 2018, it acquired blown film machinery maker Brampton Engineering Inc.

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December 16, 2019  

Belplas moves to larger offices in Vaughan, Ont.

The machinery sales firm’s new office is located at 9131 Keele St.

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December 16, 2019  

Northspec Chemicals now distributing Stahl Polymers’ portfolio in Canada

Stahl said the appointment of Toronto-based Northspec – which specializes in chemicals and coatings for construction and architectural applications – will strengthen its sales in the Canadian construction market. 

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December 13, 2019  

Husky honours Beckhoff with EMEA Supplier Award

The award, presented during the K trade show in October, recognizes a 20-year development partnership in injection molding machines.

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December 9, 2019  

Kevin Bell joins Belplas as sales manager for Ontario

Bell has over 25 years of experience in the plastics industry, with expertise in material handling, refrigeration, and material conveying. 

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December 9, 2019  

Primary plastics machinery shipments in North America down in Q3

Compared to last quarter, total shipments of injection molding and extrusion machinery dropped by 0.5% to US$293.7 million in the third quarter of 2019, new figures from the Plastics Industry Association show.