Canadian Plastics

Category
Economy

News
September 21, 2009  

Federal gov’t to end machinery import tariff

The federal government will eliminate the last of the manufacturing import tariffs.

News
September 21, 2009  

Bayer names new CEO

Bayer AG has named Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.’s Marijn E. Dekkers to succeed Werner Wenning&nbsp…

News
September 14, 2009  

Canadian moldmakers less optimistic than in U.S.: surveys

Canadian moldmakers appear less optimistic about business conditions at present and in the short term than do …

News
September 7, 2009  

Bill Young, Canadian Plastics’ associate publisher, dies

Bill Young, the former associate publisher of Canadian Plastics magazine, passed away on September 4 in T…

News
September 7, 2009  

Canada offers loans to auto parts makers

The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) has introduced a new temporary Purchase Order Financing ini…

News
September 7, 2009  

CPIA to hold regional “Ambassador’s Program” meetings

The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) has set dates and locations for a series of regional meeting…

News
September 7, 2009  

Clariant sells specialty silicones business

Material supplier Clariant has sold its specialty silicones business, including a production facility in Gaine…

News
August 31, 2009  

Study concludes that plastic decomposes in oceans

Scientists with the American Chemical Society (ACS) have reported that plastics decompose surprisingly quick…

News
August 31, 2009  

U.S. foodservice disposables demand will rise 3.5% annually through 2013: report

Demand in the U.S. for foodservice disposables made from plastic is projected to advance 3.5 per cent per year…

News
August 24, 2009  

How to benefit from the SR&ED program

Watching my manufacturing company thrive for the past 30 years, even throughout the latest recession, I’…

News
August 24, 2009  

Milacron out from under Chapter 11, appoints new CEO

Milacron Inc. has now become Milacron LLC, complete with a new president and CEO.

News
August 17, 2009  

Harper government launches Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario

The Canadian government has launched the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Onta…

News
August 17, 2009  

U.S. demand for foamed plastics to reach 8.4 million lbs by 2013: report

Demand for foamed plastics in the U.S. is forecast to grow 2.7 per cent annually through 2013 to 8.4 billion p…

News
August 17, 2009  

People Progress… (August 17, 2009)

Calgary, Alta.-based Nova Chemicals announced that Larry A. MacDonald, its senior vice president and chief fin…

News
August 5, 2009  

PolyOne named as DuPont distributor for N. America

PolyOne Distribution, a subsidiary of polymer supplier PolyOne Corporation, has been named the primary distrib…

News
August 5, 2009  

People Progress… (August 05, 2009)

Color and specialty additive masterbatch producer Optima Colour, of Cambridge, Ont., has appointed Claude Fa…

News
August 3, 2009  

Dow puts new Styron business up for sale

The Dow Chemical Company is looking to sell off a newly formed unit that includes its styrenics and polycarbon…

News
August 3, 2009  

Report forecasts steady growth for flame retardants

The global market for flame-retardant chemicals was worth US$4.1billion in 2008, according to a technical rese…

News
July 27, 2009  

FEPAC begins government lobbying (July 27, 2009)

The Federation of Plastics and Alliances Composites (FEPAC), the Montreal-based association of plastics proces…

News
July 27, 2009  

Fraud claims can proceed over Basell’s acquisition of Lyondell

A New York state bankruptcy judge will allow fraud claims to be brought against the privately held parent of L…