Canadian Plastics


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,

December 21, 2014  

LyondellBasell taps insider Bhavesh Patel as new CEO

Chemical maker LyondellBasell Industries has named Bhavesh “Bob” Patel,

December 12, 2014  

New Canadian sales rep for SAS Automation

A previous relationship is new again as Jerry Shelley,

December 10, 2014  

Canadians among nine new inductees into Plastics Hall of Fame

Two Canadians are among the nine industry veterans who

December 4, 2014  

Americhem division buys LTL Color Compounders

Infinity Engineered Compounds, part of the Americhem group of

December 4, 2014  

Gerold Schley new head of battenfeld-cincinnati group

Extrusion machinery maker battenfeld-cincinnati has named equipment Gerold Schley

December 1, 2014  

Styrolution CEO Gualdoni stepping down, McQuade stepping up

The CEO of Germany-based materials supplier Styrolution has stepped down.

November 26, 2014  

Engel adds sales support to Quebec and Eastern Canada

Injection press maker Engel North America has increased its sales and support coverage to customers in Quebec and Eastern Canada with the addition of account manager Louis Corriveau.

November 19, 2014  

Ontario manufacturing industries team up to address critical skills shortage

Four manufacturing organizations have banded together to hire and train unemployed/underemployed youth in a bid to address a critical shortage of CNC machinists in Ontario.

November 10, 2014  

Davis-Standard CEO Bob Preston to step down

Extrusion equipment manufacturer Davis-Standard LLC is about to go on the hunt for a new CEO.

November 5, 2014  

Todd Castile is DME’s new director of sales, Americas

Mold technology provider DME Company has a new director of sales for the Americas.