Canadian Plastics

News – 01-JUN-00 (June 01, 2000)

18213133COVER STORY: HIGH-TECH LEADERCPIA's Industry Leader Serge Gagn has built his company with a combination of risk taking, a view to the long term and a commitment to R&D and technology. His ene...

June 1, 2000   Canadian Plastics



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COVER STORY: HIGH-TECH LEADER

CPIA’s Industry Leader Serge Gagn has built his company with a combination of risk taking, a view to the long term and a commitment to R&D and technology. His energy and vision are also evident in his work with the CPIA at the national and regional levels.

WESTERN REPORT

The editor hits the road again and finds more than a few surprises at companies in British Columbia and Alberta. From better bags to molded metal, innovation together with a flexible, service-driven management style characterizes the business strategy of both large and small companies.

COLORANTS: MORE CONCENTRATED, MORE EFFICIENT

Concentrates with lower letdown ratios can save you money, but you have to know when and how to run them. Find out.

MOLDMAKING REPORT

Weber opens a new facility for nickel shell molds; Mark Benoit gives tips on how to design flush holes in EDM electrodes.

DEPARTMENTS

Editor’s view7

Technology Trends8

Larger roto-molded tanks possible with new welding process

News

Barrie’s Injectech is re-focused 9

and growing

A PEI company has found a 10

better way to make aprons

IPL acquires custom molder12

Mold Masters opens 13

Technology Center

Web Watch16

Cindy Macdonald scrutinizes on-line sourcing

Moldmaking Connections34

Reader Service Card36

Technology Showcase38

Virtual Product Showcase40

Classified Ads42

View from the floor44

Why resin needs to be handled with care

Design Ideas46


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