CMI acquires artificial lumber maker Engineered Plastics Systemsby Canadian Plastics
Chicago-based EPS designs and manufactures HDPE board used in a variety of applications, primarily decking, railing, and park products.
Plastic lumber maker Tangent acquires rival Bedford Technologyby Canadian Plastics
The acquisition combines both business’ innovation teams and expands their plastic lumber product lines.
Plastic additives make for more durable highways in Indiaby Canadian Plastics
By preventing polymer degradation, light stabilizers from BASF are extending the service lifespan of geotextiles used as the country ramps up its road construction.
Canadian government awards $3 million to three firms to cut plastic food, construction wasteby Canadian Plastics
The three companies are Montreal-based research and development firm Axipolymer Inc., Brantford, Ont.-based clean technology supplier GreenMantra Technologies, and Calgary-based construction technologies supplier MgO Systems.
Unbottled potential: Nova Scotia beach house made from 620,000 recycled PET bottlesby Canadian Plastics
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.
Northspec Chemicals now distributing Stahl Polymers’ portfolio in Canadaby Canadian Plastics
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.
Canadian plastic pipe maker Ipex completes acquisition of Silver-Line Plasticsby Canadian Plastics
The goal of the acquisition, which was first announced in August, is to allow Ipex to increase its market position in the U.S.
Canadian General-Tower acquires French plastic film makersby Canadian Plastics
The Cambridge, Ont.-based supplier of coated fabric and film products has purchased Liancourt, France-based companies AlkorDraka Industries and Alkor Medical Tubing for an undisclosed amount.
Quebec EPS resin maker StyroChem sold to PMC Capitalby Canadian Plastics
StyroChem makes EPS materials for food service, packaging, construction, casting, and specialty applications, and has annual revenues of approximately $100 million.
Royal Building Products buys DaVinci Roofscapesby Canadian Plastics
Headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas, DaVinci molds polymer roofing and siding products for high-end roofing applications.
Composite decking maker Trex investing $200 million at two U.S. facilitiesby Canadian Plastics
The investment, to be made over the next two years, will allow Trex to increase capacity by 70 per cent.
NCI Building and Ply Gem renamed as Cornerstone Building Brandsby Canadian Plastics
NCI Building Systems Inc. and Ply Gem Parent LLC, which merged last year to became what’s being described as the largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America, has announced a name change to Cornerstone Building Brands.
Reconstruction of K show complex reaches halfway pointby Canadian Plastics
The halfway point was observed at a topping-out ceremony for the new Hall 1 held on Sept. 14.
Both Hall 1 and 2 are being demolished and will be replaced by a larger Hall.
Ontario-based plastic, concrete wall systems supplier Nudura Corp. bought by U.S. firmby Canadian Plastics
Nudura was bought by Medina, Ohio-based industrial product supplier RPM International for an undisclosed amount.
Barrie-based Canplas Industries launches multimillion-dollar expansionby Canadian Plastics
Canplas, plus two Barrie, Ont.-based tooling suppliers, are receiving funding from the Ontario provincial government.
Construction products maker Vicwest expanding in Stratford, Ont.by Canadian Plastics
The Oakville, Ont.-based company – which makes PVC trimboards, columns, moldings, and accents – will also move its offices to Burlington, Ont.
Construction season in the plastics industryby Canadian Plastics
Toray Plastics helps Rhode Island university break ground on new engineering complexby Canadian Plastics
Made possible in part by a $2 million pledge from Toray Plastics, the new University of Rhode Island engineering complex gives Toray naming rights for building’s atrium.
Ontario partnering with North Star Windows & Doors in St. Thomasby Canadian Plastics
Ontario-based vinyl windows and doors manufacturer North Star Windows & Doors is making a major investment to expand and purchase new processing equipment. Located south of London in St. Thomas, Ont., North Star plans to invest $10 million with the…
OpenGate Capital completes acquisition of window and door division of Royal Building Productsby Canadian Plastics
Private equity firm OpenGate Capital has completed its acquisition of the window and door division of Woodbridge, Ont.-based Royal Building Products, a manufacturer of vinyl window profiles and patio doors, from Axiall Corporation. The deal was announced in February; the…