Canadian Plastics


September 3, 2021  

Asahi Kasei names Todd Glogovsky as new president and COO

Glogovsky, who joined Asahi Kasei in 2017, has over 30 years of plastics experience.

September 1, 2021  

Outgoing LyondellBasell CEO Bob Patel named as new CEO of W.R. Grace

Maryland-based specialty chemicals and materials supplier W.R. Grace was recently acquired by global industrial company Standard Industries.

August 27, 2021  

Nexeo names Nathan Wiker as VP of North American commercial sales

Wiker takes over from Arturo Hoyo, now vice president of North America product line management for the thermoplastics distributor. 

August 25, 2021  

Lubrizol names Chris Brown as new CEO

Brown succeeds Eric Schnur, who served as CEO of the additives maker since January 2017.

August 25, 2021  

LyondellBasell CEO Bob Patel to retire at end of 2021

Patel joined LyondellBasell in 2010, was appointed CEO in 2015, and oversaw a series of strategic global investments.

August 17, 2021  

Thermal Care names new regional manager for Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec

Industry veteran Peter Falise will also manage the Northeastern U.S.

August 17, 2021  

Nova names Sarah Marshall as new VP of sustainability

The role underscores the Calgary-based firm’s long-term environment, social and governance strategy.

June 10, 2021  

Graham Engineering makes international sales appointment

The firm has named Vladimir Ilyutovich as director of international sales for extruders and systems.

May 25, 2021  

KraussMaffei appoints Jörg Bremer as new CFO

Bremer, 44, will also become the CFO of the Shanghai-listed KraussMaffei Co. Ltd. and a member of the KraussMaffei Group management board.

April 10, 2021  

Plastics industry profile: GreenMantra’s Jodie Morgan

The CEO of Ontario-based clean technology leader GreenMantra Technologies discusses her career and some lessons learned.

December 20, 2018  

Memorial service scheduled for Bill Carteaux on Jan. 13

The Celebration of Life service for Carteaux, who died on Dec. 10, will be held in the Atrium Ballroom of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

July 17, 2017  

Bunting Magnetics names new CFO

Bill Wagner, who has 20 years of experience in accounting, budgeting, and forecasting, is Newton, Kansas-based Bunting’s new chief financial officer.

August 8, 2016  

CPIA announces 2016/17 board of directors

The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) has named its

April 12, 2016  

Lee Sobocinski appointed president of Thermal Care

IPEG Inc., an industrial group with subsidiaries serving the

April 5, 2016  

SPE to honour four industry leaders at ANTEC 2016

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) will present its

December 11, 2015  

The 2015 CPIA Leadership Awards

November 2, 2015  

Husky names Randal Levine new CFO

Bolton, Ont.-based Husky Injection Molding Systems has appointed Randal

September 25, 2015  

Plastics industry pioneer Doug Winter passes away

Canadian plastics industry pioneer Doug Winter has died at

September 8, 2015  

Battenfeld-Cincinnati introduces new management structure

Austria-based extrusion equipment maker Battenfeld-Cincinnati has made some big

August 17, 2015  

Doug Borgsdorf new president of O’Neil Color & Compounding

U.S.-based color masterbatches and custom compounds supplier O’Neil Color

August 5, 2015  

ACCORDING TO JIM: Talking with the CPIA Leader of the Year

Jim Ellies, president and COO of Gracious Living Innovations.

June 29, 2015  

Guill Tool founder Roger Guillemette passes away

A. Roger Guillemette, the founder of extrusion tooling supplier

June 16, 2015  

Dr. Frank Stieler new CEO of KraussMaffei Group

Replaces outgoing CEO Jan Siebert.

June 10, 2015  

Salaries on the rise in U.S. plastics industry: SPE survey

Optimism continues among employees in the U.S. plastics industry,

June 8, 2015  

Siemens, CME partner for youth skills training plan

Skills training project will receive federal funding.

June 7, 2015  

Robert Black is new Omron division president and COO

Industrial automation equipment supplier Omron Corporation has a new

May 18, 2015  

Jim Murphy new president and CEO of Davis-Standard

Company also names Robert Geckle as Chairman of the Board.

May 4, 2015  

Dow Chemical to cut about 3 per cent of global workforce as part of chlorine business deal

Dow Chemical will cut about three per cent of

April 27, 2015  

Cy McGrath joins AceTronic as GM

Toronto-based hot runner temperature controls systems supplier AceTronic Industrial

March 29, 2015  

Last chance to submit names for CPIA Industry Leadership Awards

The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) is still accepting

January 19, 2015  

Gerd Liebig new sales executive with Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Gerd Liebig is set to become the new managing

January 11, 2015  

Well-known industry vet John Blundy retiring

Long-time plastics industry veteran John Blundy is retiring. Blundy,