A Sarnia, Ont.-based plastics recycler has been fined $410,000 after a worker was pinned and injured by a bale of plastic three years ago.
Specialty chemical maker Eastman Chemical Company has won a lawsuit that dealt with claims of estrogenic activity in the firm’s Tritan-brand copolyester.
Steve Pittman has been appointed president of Chicago-based Bulk Molding Compounds Inc., the thermoset division of compounder Citadel Plastics Holdings Inc.
The Food and Drug Administration will ban the use of bisphenol A (BPA)-based epoxy resins in coatings for baby formula packaging in the U.S., according to a ruling published on July 12.
The lack of skilled workers is costing the province of Ontario billions in economic activity and tax revenue, a new report claims.
Resin supplier Simcoe Plastics Ltd. is the new Ontario sales agent for SPB Bio Materials’ “Ekstend” line of bio-mass filled plastic compounds.
In 1963, Lester Pearson was Canada’s Prime Minister, the Beatles were still in Liverpool, and Branko Muich started working at a new Toronto-based custom extrusion shop called Polyform Ltd.
Injection press manufacturer Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has named two new managing directors.
There are almost 300,000 unfilled private sector jobs out there and manufacturing is among the sectors with the highest number of vacancies, according to data compiled by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).
Plastics machinery manufacturer Milacron LLC has named Ron Krisanda to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer (COO).
The Canadian Plastic Sector Council (CPSC) officially closed its doors on March 31.
The Petroleum HR Council of Canada is being acquired by not-for-profit safety organization Enform Canada.
Canada’s plastics industry suffered employment losses during the Great Recession that cut deeply into leadership, assets, skills, and supporting infrastructure, and there’s little indication they’ll come back even as the industry enjoys a…
Polymer manufacturer PolyOne Corporation has named a new president to head a new division.
Toronto pulled in the largest share of money and jobs from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario).
There is “no credible evidence” that styrene exposure increases the risk of cancer in humans, according to a new study.
If you’ve ever had a fractured limb, you know how unpleasant a cast can be. They’re bulky and uncomfortable — not to mention a blank canvas for embarrassing sketches by family and friends. But a Toronto start-up is using 3D…
Custom compounder Teknor Apex has appointed William J. Murray as its new president.
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) has named Paul Aucoin as its new director of membership and development for Quebec and the Maritime provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
More than a third of Canadian firms believe the nation’s economy will strengthen this year, and the same number anticipate staffing increases in 2013, according to a new survey.