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.
Husky unveils new technology to cut delivery times, costsby Canadian Plastics
Called the next-generation operating model, or NGOM, the technology has been introduced at Husky’s factory in Dudelange, Luxembourge.
Techflow Design & Manufacturing is moving on upby Canadian Plastics
This Ontario-based blown film machinery and plastic extrusion equipment maker has a good reason for expanding into a new, larger facility in Mississauga: business is booming.
Autoparts maker Brose to cut 100 jobs at Ontario operationsby Canadian Plastics
The Germany-based company says it is adjusting production capacity at its London, Ont. manufacturing facility to meet shifting customer demand as the market moves away from passenger cars towards SUVs and crossovers.
Walmart Canada has a new plastic waste reduction planby Canadian Plastics
AceTronic organizing one-day tabletop show for plastics processorsby Canadian Plastics
Called “AceConnex”, the show will take place in Mississauga, Ont. on May 9, and will address some of the common problems facing injection molders, blowmolders, extruders, and other plastic processors.
Conair adds new service rep for Canada, Northeastern U.S.by Canadian Plastics
FinCap Electrical and Mechanical Inc., of Newmarket, Ont., will handle installation, automation, control, and repair services for Conair’s auxiliary equipment.
Inteva workers walk off job in Ontario in protest of upcoming GM plant closureby Canadian Plastics
Inteva’s plant in Whitby, Ont. supplies components such as headliners, floor consoles, and instrument panels for the Chevrolet Impala and Cadillac XTS.
Magna expects 2019 sales to be hurt by a variety of factorsby Canadian Plastics
The auto parts maker anticipates that the strong U.S. dollar, the sale of its fluid pressure and controls business, and GM plant closures will negatively impact its bottom line this year.
Alpha Poly completes installation of W&H Miraflex II 10-colour pressby Canadian Plastics
Officially launched in December, the new machine adds to Brampton, Ont.-based Alpha Poly’s flexible packaging capabilities.
StackTeck adds operations in South Koreaby Canadian Plastics
The 139,000-square-foot facility located in Hwaseong is Brampton, Ont.-based StackTeck’s first moldmaking plant outside of North America.
Remembering Bill Carteauxby Canadian Plastics
Canadian Plastics Pioneers merging with CPIAby Canadian Plastics
The Pioneers organization is made up of plastic industry veterans with at least 25 years of experience, and is dedicated to preserving the history of plastics manufacturing in Canada.
World auto sales growth stalls in 2018: Scotiabankby Canadian Plastics
Vehicle purchases in Canada in November fell below 1.9 million annualised units for the first time since late-2016, Scotiabank said, but sales are still on track for their second-highest year on record in 2018.
Mold Hotrunner Solutions bought by holding company Westfall Technikby Canadian Plastics
Headquartered in Georgetown, Ont., Mold Hotrunner Solutions supplies melt delivery systems for the injection molding industry.
Magna buying Spanish automotive seat maker Viza Geca SLby Canadian Plastics
The acquisition gives Magna four new facilities and more than 1,100 new employees.
Magna opens mechatronics center in Chinaby Canadian Plastics
The new engineering center will support the growing vehicle accessibility market in China.
Nova Chemicals establishes scholarship at Louisiana community collegeby Canadian Plastics
The $50,000 scholarship marks the 50th anniversary of Nova’s Geismar olefins facility.
North American plastics industry associations support USMCA signing, urge ratification of the dealby Canadian Plastics
And the American Chemistry Council is also calling on U.S. President Donald Trump to use the agreement to cancel tariffs on steel and aluminum.