Canadian Plastics

Market Forecast

September 6, 2017  

Record-setting Canadian vehicle sales continued in August: Scotiabank

U.S. fleet volumes began to stabilize from the double-digit decline of recent months, Scotiabank also said.

August 2, 2017  

Canadian production rises at fastest pace since March: report

At the same time, input cost inflation moderated to a nine-month low, with manufacturers attributing this to a stronger exchange rate against the U.S. dollar, the report by IHS Markit said.

July 30, 2017  

Milacron reports slight sales increase in Q2 2017

But operating earnings for the Cincinnati, Ohio-based company for the second quarter of 2017 decreased 19.9% to US$28.6 million compared to operating earnings of US$35.7 million in the prior year period.

July 29, 2017  

Dow reports sales increase in first half of 2017

On the cusp of its merger with DuPont Co., chemical giant Dow Chemical Co.’s sales increased to US$13.8 billion in the first half of 2017, up 16 per cent year-over-year.

June 22, 2017  

Canadian auto sales forecast increased to 2 million units in 2017

An improved Prairie Provinces outlook is powering new vehicle purchases by Canadian businesses to a 10-year high, a new report from Scotiabank says.

June 1, 2017  

Canadian vehicle sales set a record for the month of May: StatsCan

Most automakers exceeded expectations last month, StatsCan said, but sharp double-digit declines in fleet deliveries from several manufacturers reduced industry volumes.

May 16, 2017  

Engel’s sales hit $1.5 billion in 2016

Austria-based Engel reports increased annual revenues for the third time in a row – and up 8.6 per cent from last year.

May 2, 2017  

Milacron had strong start in 2017

Sales of US$285.4 million increased 4.3%, the firm said.

April 5, 2017  

Canadian vehicle sales strong in March: Scotiabank

Canadian vehicle sale purchases in March 2017 advanced 7%

February 19, 2017  

Plastic electronics will revolutionize consumer market: report

The total market for the plastic electronics sector is