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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

by Canadian Plastics

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.

January 10, 2002 News

Action Colour bids adieu

by Canadian Plastics

The Masterbatches Division of Clariant (Canada) Inc. has purchased selected assets of Action Colour Concentrates of…

January 10, 2002 News

Coming soon: space draw for NPE 2003

by Canadian Plastics

Preparations for NPE 2003 are about to kick into high gear. The drawing for exhibit space takes place March 5-7, 20…

January 3, 2002 News

New York bans plastic pipe

by Canadian Plastics

Governor George Pataki recently signed legislation that will prevent plastic pipe from being used in buildings larg…

January 3, 2002 News

Dow seeking packaging partners

by Canadian Plastics

Resin producer Dow Plastics is actively seeking the participation of companies to evaluate the company’s line of Pr…

December 14, 2001 News

Surge in mold steel sales hints at economic recovery (December 14, 2001)

by Canadian Plastics

Several metals suppliers reported an upswing in sales of mold steel and aluminum in the last quarter of 2001 that c…

December 14, 2001 News

Blow-molder opens new plant (December 14, 2001)

by Canadian Plastics

Cousins-Currie Ltd., a company perhaps best known as a manufacturer of low- and high-density polyethylene container…

December 5, 2001 News

Colorant/additives supplier to build new Canadian plant

by Canadian Plastics

Clariant Masterbatches has announced the construction of a new custom-built 72,000 sq.-ft plant in Etobicoke, ON (…

November 19, 2001 News

Ontario packaging plant closing

by Canadian Plastics

Graham Packaging Company L.P.has announced it will close its Burlington, ON blow-molding plant in January 2002. App…

November 19, 2001 News

DuPont Canada to market Ferro additives/colorants (November 19, 2001)

by Canadian Plastics

DuPont Canada has finalized an agreement with Ferro corporation to become the exclusive marketing and sales arm for…

November 12, 2001 News

SPE Technical Conference to be held in Montreal

by Canadian Plastics

"Emerging Technologies for the New Millennium" will be held Dec. 10-11 at the NRC’s Industrial Materials…

November 2, 2001 News

Final K Show figures–attendance down, buying up

by Canadian Plastics

A drop in attendance during the K Show’s final three days resulted in a greater than expected decline in the total…

October 31, 2001 News

New product introductions

by Canadian Plastics

Dusseldorf, Germany –…

October 31, 2001 News

More suppliers join additives Web site

by Canadian Plastics

Dusseldorf, Germany — SpecialChem, a free Internet service that provides processors with access to additives techn…