The Westerly, R.I.-based company has tapped extrusion industry veteran Stephen Montalto for the position.
Toronto-based CCL said its purchase includes a plant that produces biaxially oriented polypropylene film in Zacapu, Mexico, and a sales office and distribution centre in North Carolina, along with other offices.
Montreal-based Transcontinental purchased Multifilm Packaging Corp., which specializes in wrapping for candy, chocolate and other snack foods, for an undisclosed price.
The $80 million expansion includes new capacity being added in key plants in North America, Europe, and Asia.
Andrew Liveris to depart next month as Jim Fitterling will become the CEO of the new Dow.
The technical foam facilities of Mississauga, Ont.-based Woodbridge and Inoac in North America and South America will operate under the name Woodbridge Inoac Technical Products.
Automotive parts supplier Magna International Inc. has opened a new European composites centre of excellence in Esslingen, Germany, to develop lightweight structural parts and exterior components in advanced materials for European automomakers.
The Windsor, Ont.-based moldmaker has introduced a new hands-on program to train high school students for the moldmaking profession.
The event will be held on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, beginning at 5:00 pm at the Wittmann Battenfeld booth.
Spin Master said the 120-year-old Gund brand will help diversify its product line away from plastic toys and open up opportunities for broader distribution.
Toy construction block maker Lego is replacing ABS with sugar cane-based polyethylene in part of the toy sets it manufactures.
The Jaguar I-PACE is the second Jaguar Land Rover model built by Magna. The first, the Jaguar E-PACE, made its debut in 2017.
Future Brand and Proctor & Gamble take Best of Show awards.
Cleveland, Ohio-based HyComp supplies composite components made with proprietary carbon fibres and thermoplastic materials.
But U.S. purchases were mixed in February, Scotiabank said, with each of the Detroit automakers reporting lower sales.
Shannon Crawford will lead the Washington, DC-based trade group’s state government affairs, developing relationships with state government and private sector stakeholders.
The eight winners of the CPIA’s Plasticurious video contest, which was launched last year and aimed at Canada’s youth, used their original submissions to create inspiring messages about how plastics benefit our lives.
New products and film structure designs from Nova Chemicals Corp. are designed to help keep food fresh in transit.
Three Canadian researchers are among the new inductees being recognized by the Society of Plastics Engineers for their contributions to the industry organization.
The acquisition adds another 100,000 square feet of manufacturing space to Pregis’ capabilities, as well as 150,000 square feet of warehouse space to the Pregis network.