Canadian Plastics

Plast-Ex Essentials

Canadian Plastics   

WHOOver 500 companies will be represented at the show.WHATPlast-Ex, Canada's premier plastics trade show. Produced by the Canadian Plastics Industry Association.WHYThis is your best opportunity to see...


Over 500 companies will be represented at the show.


Plast-Ex, Canada’s premier plastics trade show. Produced by the Canadian Plastics Industry Association.



This is your best opportunity to see new products in action, talk with suppliers, network with peers, hear industry experts.


International Centre, 6900 Airport Road, Toronto


Monday, May 3, 10 am to 6 pm

Tuesday, May 4, 10 am to 6 pm

Wednesday, May 5, 10 am to 6 pm

Thursday, May 6, 10 am to 5 pm


Register online, $10.00, at, before April 16.


These hotels offer a discounted rate for Plast-Ex attendees, and will be on the route of a free shuttle bus service to and from the International Centre. All the hotels are located near Toronto’s Pearson airport and the International Centre.

Days Hotel & Conference Centre, 800-565-5769

Holiday Inn Select Toronto Airport, 800-268-4838

Park Plaza Toronto Airport, 800-268-3300

Wyndham Bristol Place, 800-996-3426



May 3 Automotive: Metallic Pigments Without Weld Lines, Paulo Springman, Albis; Technologies for the Automotive Industry, Joachim Kragl, Engel; Twinshot Single Screw Injection, Paul Colby, Spirex.

May 4 Construction: Natural Fibre Thermoplastic Composites (Extendex), Peter Simko, Composite Building Products; New Insulation for Construction, Larry Sheedy, Poly-Tech Radiant; Green Buildings/Construction and their Impact on the Plastics Industry, Vince Catalli, DST Consulting.

May 5 Packaging: Packaging Choices for the Real World, Carol Zweep, Guelph Food Technology Centre; Using Innovation to Compete in the Global Marketplace, Bruce Catoen, Husky Injection Molding Systems.

May 5 Productivity and Innovation: Software to Advance Profitability, Jacob Aharon, PlastiSoft; National Occupational Standards for the Plastics Industry, Susan McNerney, CPSC; What’s Good for Plastics in Bad for Steel, Ed Severson, Bohler-Uddeholm.

Lunch & Learn

May 3 Automotive: Fuel Cells, Pierre Rivard, Hydrogenics Corp.

May 4 Construction: Growing Opportunities for Plastics in New Home and Renovation Markets, Mark Badger, Royal Group Technologies; Installations of Recycled Plastic Lumber, Thomas J. Nosker, Rutgers University School of Engineering; New Technology for Plastics in Construction, Frank Maine, PSA Composites Inc.

May 5 Packaging: From Petroleum to Petrochemicals, from Plastics to Packaging, Howard Rappaport, CMAI.

May 6 Productivity and Innovation: Do You Know How to Profit from Global Plastic Supply Chains?, Jean Louis Renaud, Export Development.


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