June 16, 2010 News

Magna to expand three N.C. plants

by Canadian Plastics

Magna Composites, a subsidiary of Aurora, Ont.-based Canadian auto parts maker Magna International Inc. has an…

June 11, 2010 News

CPSC launches “essential skills” project to improve plastics industry workforce

by Canadian Plastics

The Canadian Plastics Sector Council (CPSC) has launched a national two-year initiative designed target and …

June 8, 2010 News

People Progress… (June 08, 2010)

by Canadian Plastics

Engineering and commodity resin supplier PolyOne Distribution Canada Ltd. has named Ron Davis as account man…

April 18, 2010 News

Ont. gov’t aids modernization at Nova Chemicals plant

by Canadian Plastics

The Ontario provincial government is funding material supplier Nova Chemicals Corporation with $10 million t…

April 14, 2010 News

SPI executive board councils name new reps

by Canadian Plastics

New volunteer leaders – including an employee of Bolton, Ont.-based Husky Injection Molding Systems &n…

April 7, 2010 News

People Progress… (April 07, 2010)

by Canadian Plastics

Hamilton Avtec Inc., a Mississauga, Ont.-based manufacturer of material handling equipment, has appointed Al W…

April 2, 2010 News

Former Engel CEO Braig to head Trexel

by Canadian Plastics

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

February 22, 2010 News

CPIA names new Quebec rep

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Effective February 1, Claude Faubert was appointed representative for Quebec for the Canadian Plastics Industr…

January 29, 2010 News

People Progress… (January 29, 2010)

by Canadian Plastics

Resin supplier Nova Chemicals Corporation, headquartered in Calgary, Alta., has appointed William Mitch…

January 18, 2010 News

Steve Braig stepping down from Engel

by Canadian Plastics

Steve Braig, president and CEO of injection press maker Engel North America, will step down from the company…

December 19, 2009 News

Canadian MP calls for BPA ban in sex toys

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A Toronto Liberal MP is calling on the federal health minister to take steps to regulate the use of bisphenol …

December 15, 2009 News

People Progress… (December 15, 2009)

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Automotive parts supplier ABC Group Inc., headquartered in Toronto, has appointed Helga Schmidt as chairman …

December 13, 2009 News

APMA selects new president

by Canadian Plastics

After 12 years, there’s going to be a new head of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association …

December 13, 2009 News

Industry veteran Terry Browitt to retire

by Canadian Plastics

Terry Browitt, a long time member of Canada’s plastics industry, president of Terinex Int…

December 7, 2009 News

Tony Rodrigues heads Piovan Canada

by Canadian Plastics

Tony Rodrigues has joined Piovan Canada Ltd., Mississauga, Ont., as CEO and director.

December 4, 2009 News

Bioplastics assist in potential tumor cure

by Canadian Plastics

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

November 25, 2009 News

People Progress… (November 25, 2009)

by Canadian Plastics

Plastifab Industries, of Saint Laurent, Que. – a supplier of plastic rod, tube and profile shapes &ndash…

November 23, 2009 News

Skilled trade shortages in future, reports suggest

by Canadian Plastics

Throughout North America, evidence suggests that a growing shortage of skilled workers will afflict the manu…

November 17, 2009 News

People Progress… (November 17, 2009)

by Canadian Plastics

Windsor, Ont.-based Acrolab Ltd., a supplier of heat transfer and cooling systems, has named Peter McCormack…

November 16, 2009 News

Nova Chemicals unveils new Board of Directors

by Canadian Plastics

Thermoplastics supplier Nova Chemicals has announced the names of its new Board of Directors.   Effective November 10, 2009, the company’s Board was expanded to consist of seven directors: Gerhard Roiss, Chairman – Deputy CEO of OMV and Chairman of Borealis