If passed, the joint bylaw for Tofino and Ucluelet would make it illegal for businesses in the area to dispense plastic drinking straws and plastic straws to customers.
Chris Robinson will be responsible for U.S. sales and will manage the Cobourg, Ont.-based firm’s U.S. representatives and handle key accounts.
The extrusion machinery maker has opened an additional 35,000-square-foot facility near its existing shop in Suzhou that will house control panel assembly and provide additional warehousing.
The deal will expand Sealed Air’s automation, technical service, and sustainable packaging offerings.
The system shortens the quoting, engineering, process planning and manufacturing stages by using automated design and product standardization to reduce typical three- to four-week lead times to a few days.
Just 345 Smart cars were sold in Canada in 2018 after the car went fully electric.
Toyota’s facility in Cambridge, Ont. will produce both a standard and hybrid version of the vehicle starting in 2022.
The plastics processing equipment maker’s Uniloy blow molding business has now been listed as a “discontinued operation”.
Beverage makers Nestlé Waters, PepsiCo, and Suntory Beverage & Food Europe have announced a major partnership with Carbios, a bio-industrial solutions company, and beauty leader L’Oréal aimed at advancing the circular economy.
The purchase of Cary, N.C.-based Lord will expand Parker Hannifin’s engineered materials business.
The France-based robotic automation maker is also integrating its Mexican operations more closely with its recently expanded North American hub in the U.S.
A petition on the survey site 38 Degrees urges the restaurant chain to return to plastic straws.
An expert in the area of pigments and colour additives, Swain was also inducted into both the Plastics Pioneers Association and the Plastics Hall of Fame.
For the fourth year in a row, the Burlington, Ont.-based waste management firm has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers.
This third multilayer Windmoeller & Hoelscher line is in addition to the US$23 million outlay for two existing W&H lines at the Grand Rapids facility.
The 61,400-square-foot facility in Kenitra represents an investment of $11.3 million by Magna and is expected to be operational by spring 2020.
The facilities – located in Madison and Milwaukee, Wis., and Ashland, Mass. – will provide a broad portfolio of sterilizable medical device packaging substrates including coated and uncoated Tyvek, heat-seal and cold-seal coated paper and films, medical grade laminates and die-cut lids and labels.
City staff say they need more time to consult with businesses and persons with disabilities before enacting the ban.
Banning single-use plastics in the EU “is not enough” says Manfred Weber, Germany’s conservative candidate for the upcoming EU parliamentary elections.