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April 16, 2010 News

Alberta extruder named CPSC Employer of Choice

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Sheet extruder Orion Plastics Inc., of Edmonton Alta., has been named as the second-ever Employer of Choice …

April 11, 2010 News

Ontario’s Axiom Group awarded $220,000 innovation grant

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Custom tooling supplier and injection molder Axiom Group Inc. has received a $220,000 grant from the National …

April 2, 2010 News

Former Engel CEO Braig to head Trexel

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Steve Braig, former CEO of injection molding machine supplier Engel North America has been appointed preside…

March 15, 2010 News

Canada to switch to plastic bank notes next year

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Canada’s paper money is about to go plastic.

March 5, 2010 News

Electron beam sterilization for PET and HDPE bottles

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It’s hard to overestimate the importance of microbe-killing packaging sterilization for extending the shelf li…

February 22, 2010 News

Plastics on display at 2010 Olympics

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The 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver are on, and the focus of much of the world’s attention is turned…

January 18, 2010 News

Canadian JV unveils structural foam building blocks

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Anyone who was a kid within the past 30 years – most of us, in other words – inevitably tried hi…

January 10, 2010 News

DSM acquires polymerization facility

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Royal DSM N.V., the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company headquartered in the Netherlands, and …

December 21, 2009 News

Happy holidays from Canadian Plastics!

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Although the Canadian Plastics website will continue to follow and report new stories over the holiday season,…

December 20, 2009 News

SPE seeks new 2012 ANTEC program Chair

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The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) ANTEC Technical Program Committee has put out a call for candidates to…

December 14, 2009 News

SPE, SPI partnering for ANTEC 2010

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The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) and the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI) will collaborate sales …

December 4, 2009 News

Bioplastics assist in potential tumor cure

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Biodegradable plastics have played a leading role in the first successful elimination of tumors in mammals.

November 19, 2009 News

Coca-Cola unveils new bio-based “PlantBottle”

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The Coca-Cola Company has become the latest firm to step up its interest in the field of bioplastics, with t…

November 9, 2009 News

European study forecasts big potential for bio-based plastics

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The production capacity of bio-based plastics is projected to increase from 360,000 tons in 2007 to about 2….

October 12, 2009 News

Incoe, Beaumont Technologies will sell each other’s products

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Incoe Corporation and Beaumont Technologies, Inc. (BTI) have entered into an agreement that will allow ea…

September 14, 2009 News

Ontario BioAuto Council conference set for Sept. 24

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The Ontario BioAuto Council is holding its annual general meeting and conference on Thursday, September 24, in…

September 14, 2009 News

People Progress… (September 14, 2009)

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Calgary, Alta-based Nova Chemicals has announced that Christopher D. (Chris) Pappas, president and CEO of th…

August 17, 2009 News

Research in Motion named world’s fastest-growing company

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American business magazine Fortune has named Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion (RIM) th…

August 17, 2009 News

Ontario BioAuto Council adds new members

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The Ontario BioAuto Council – an industry-led, not-for-profit organization linking Ontario’s agric…

August 10, 2009 News

Canadian researchers turn potato starch into bioplastics

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Canadian plastics processors looking to cash in on the ever-increasing demand among consumers for “green…