Canadian Plastics

NEWS BRIEFS (November 01, 2008)

Ontor Ltd., through its Toronto division RoMark Technologies, has been appointed exclusive distributor for Canada of West Warwick, R. I.-based Guill Tool & Engineering, Inc., a designer and manufa...

November 1, 2008   Canadian Plastics



Ontor Ltd., through its Toronto division RoMark Technologies, has been appointed exclusive distributor for Canada of West Warwick, R. I.-based Guill Tool & Engineering, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of extrusion tooling for the plastic and rubber industry.

Pipe manufacturer Rehau Industries Inc. has closed its plant in Prescott, Ont. as part of the company’s strategic shift from production and sale of PVC pipe. The closure will leave 40 people out of work. A limited staff will remain at the plant through March 31, 2009 to oversee residual inventory management-related logistics, the company said.

Blown film supplier Copol International of North Sydney, N. S., has won their fourth Nova Scotia export achievement award from Nova Scotia Business Inc. for its polypropylene film used in numerous flexible packaging applications. Distributed in countries around the world, the film is used for bread bags, textile bags, and clothing wrapping.

Mississauga, Ont.-based extrusion systems supplier Macro Engineering and Technology Inc. has announced that it has expanded its production facilities. The new company facility is a neighbouring building to Macro’s main plant in Mississauga. The company noted that expansion was necessary following the increased sales reported by the company at the beginning of 2008.


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