Canadian Plastics

Container Manufacturer Expands in Alberta and Ontario

Industrial Containers Ltd. (ICL) is expanding its facilities in St. Albert, Alta. and Etobicoke, Ont. In Alberta, an expansion project doubled current plant size to a total of over 65,000 sq. ft. In a...

May 1, 2000   Canadian Plastics



Industrial Containers Ltd. (ICL) is expanding its facilities in St. Albert, Alta. and Etobicoke, Ont. In Alberta, an expansion project doubled current plant size to a total of over 65,000 sq. ft. In addition to providing extra storage room, the extra floor space will be used to accommodate new injection molding machinery for ICL’s line of injection molded pails.

The company also announced an expansion to its Etobicoke facility, which it says will used for new machinery and an increase in production capacity.

Both locations also perform printing on the containers using silk screen and dry offset processes, and are registered to ISO 9002.

SUPPLIER NEWS….

ReBase Corp. (Barrie, Ont.) has signed a product supply agreement with specialty compounder Mortile Industries Ltd. Mortile is providing its Toronto-based compounding facility for manufacturing ReBase’s line of fillers/additives, including the company’s new WK-MAX resin compound (see Product Spotlight, page 53 for more details).

Plastics Protect, a supplier of specialty business insurance programs for the plastic industry, has received the endorsement of the Canadian Plastics Industry Association. Based in Newmarket, Ont., Plastics Protect will be offering cost benefits and other incentives to CPIA members who adhere to CPIA’s preventive programs.

Rapid prototyping specialist Advantage Engineering has recently expanded, moving to a new 60,000 sq. ft. building. The new address is 5000 Regal Dr., Oldcastle, Ont., N0R 1L0. Tel: 519/737-7535, fax: 519/737-7579.

Diemould Service (North America) is opening a stocking warehouse in Taunton, MA. The facility is the company’s fourth North American location, adding to operations in Fountain Valley, CA, Wood Dale, IL and Windsor, Ont. Diemould Service supplies mold components, polishing supplies, cutting tools, mold bases and hot sprue bushings.


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