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April 24, 2002 News

Albis closing Canadian compounding operation (April 24, 2002)

by Canadian Plastics

Albis Plastics has announced it intends to close its Canadian compounding facility in Pickering, ON due to a signif…

April 24, 2002 News

Machinery supplier adds chiller line

by Canadian Plastics

Wittmann has acquired Capitol Temptrol, a manufacturer of portable and central chillers. The chiller products will…

April 22, 2002 News

Elliot, Meisels honored by SPI division

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The SPI’s Structural Plastics division launched its new Pioneer’s Club with the induction of five members, two of w…

April 20, 2002 News

Canadians big winners at SPI design competition

by Canadian Plastics

Two Canadian companies, Horizon Plastics and FGL Precision Works Ltd., won four awards between them at the annual S…

March 25, 2002 News

Accuplast adds to injection molding products

by Canadian Plastics

Milacron Plastics Technologies has chosen Accuplast Solutions as their new representative for Eastern Canada. The t…

March 22, 2002 News

Gas to serve as PE feedstock in Nova Scotia

by Canadian Plastics

The long-rumored construction of a petrochemical plant in Nova Scotia will soon become a reality, according to repo…

March 22, 2002 News

Force majeure on styrene supply announced

by Canadian Plastics

Nova Chemicals has declared force majeure on supply of styrene monomer from the company’s Bayport, TX plant after t…

February 26, 2002 News

GM revises sales prediction upward

by Canadian Plastics

General Motors Corp. announced that it expects to sell more vehicles and make more money in 2002 than earlier predi…

February 25, 2002 News

Auto supplier announces 2002 business outlook

by Canadian Plastics

Magna International Inc. says it expects production cutbacks together with OEM price concessions to have a negative…

February 25, 2002 News

CTMA responds to U.S. tooling industry investigation

by Canadian Plastics

The Canadian Tooling & Machining Association says it welcomes the U.S. International Trade Commission’s investigati…

February 22, 2002 News

Horn Plastics opens new plant

by Canadian Plastics

Custom molder and toolmaker Horn Plastics Inc. has completed construction of its new 90,000 sq. ft. facility in Whi…

February 18, 2002 News

Reko launches alliance with robotics specialist

by Canadian Plastics

Reko Automation & Machine Tool Inc. and Radix Controls Inc. have announced a strategic alliance. Radix Controls spe…

February 11, 2002 News

General Polymers opens new U.S. distribution centre

by Canadian Plastics

Ashland Distribution Company’s General Polymers Division has begun operations at a new $7 million, 125,000 sq. ft.

February 7, 2002 News

Plan now for Expoplast

by Canadian Plastics

Details about the space draw for Expoplast, taking place Oct. 23-24 in Montreal, have been announced by the show ow…

February 5, 2002 News

Engel adds new sales and marketing executive

by Canadian Plastics

Engel North America has recently named Walter J. Jungwirth to the newly created position of executive vice presiden…

February 4, 2002 News

Wentworth acquires U.S. moldmaker

by Canadian Plastics

Mississauga, ON-based Wentworth Technologies Co., Ltd. has purchased Jersey Mold Inc., a manufacturer of injection…

January 31, 2002 News

Still no solid evidence vinyl medical devices harmful

by Canadian Plastics

It seems contradictory, but a Health Canada report leaked to newspapers in late January prompted both alarmist head…

January 30, 2002 News

Packaging bill on hold–for now

by Canadian Plastics

Bill 90, the legislation that will eventually require industry to pay up to 50 percent of the cost for municipal re…

January 29, 2002 News

SPE, CPIA say members to benefit from alliance

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The recent signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the Canadian Plastics Industry Association and th…

January 23, 2002 News

Amcor buys Canadian bottle manufacturer

by Canadian Plastics

Australian-based Amcor Ltd. has purchased PET bottle manufacturer Pet Pak Containers from Consumers Packaging Inc.