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November 5, 2004 News

EPIC recognized for achievements

by Canadian Plastics

The Environment and Plastics Industry Council was recognized by the Recycling Council of Ontario recently for its a…

November 1, 2004 News

K Show Report: North American injection molding market improving, say execs

by Canadian Plastics

Most exhibitors of injection molding machinery at this year’s K Show reported improved sales in the North American…

November 1, 2004 News

Chemical companies report strong growth

by Canadian Plastics

Riding on the surge of high oil and feedstock prices, a number of chemical companies recently reported record earni…

November 1, 2004 News

K Show Report: Auto glazing reaches critical point in commercialization

by Canadian Plastics

As reported in an earlier Pre-K Show report, Battenfeld together with partners Summerer Technologies and Exatec, de…

October 26, 2004 News

K Show Report: Lanxess looking ahead, not behindnew products ease launch anxiety

by Canadian Plastics

Breaking up is hard to do, especially when your partner has such a long and storied presence in the plastics indust…

October 26, 2004 News

K Show Report: Dow director sees growing demand for "engineering up" resins

by Canadian Plastics

Customers and processors are pushing the envelope in design in an effort to bring new value and cost savings to the…

October 26, 2004 News

K Show Report: Double "spinning cube" advances injection

by Canadian Plastics

One of the main attractions at the Milacron exhibit all week has been the company’s new two-component injection mol…

October 24, 2004 News

K Show Report: Wacker develops new thermoplastic silicone polymer

by Canadian Plastics

Wacker Silicones has developed a new polymer that incorporates silicone and thermoplastic in a single monomer unit.

October 24, 2004 News

K Show Report: Husky expanding "Index" concept to Tandem line

by Canadian Plastics

At this year’s show, Husky Injection Molding Systems is running its Tandem Molding System on a Qaudloc machine to p…

October 24, 2004 News

K Show Report: Cincinnati Extrusion coming to U.S.

by Canadian Plastics

SMS Plastics Technology’s purchase of Cincinnati Extrusion three years ago from Milacron came with a caveat. SMS co…

October 23, 2004 News

K Show Report: Bayer developing next-generation data storage technology

by Canadian Plastics

Bayer MaterialScience is developing a technology that promises to vastly increase the amount of data storage capaci…

October 23, 2004 News

K Show Report: New machine raises bar for bottle production

by Canadian Plastics

SIG Coroplast has launched its new Blomax 24 Series III family of stretch-blow machines for PET bottle production.

October 21, 2004 News

K Show Report: Engel sees good things for new packaging line

by Canadian Plastics

Engel is giving a kick-start to its new macPACK machine series of machines by featuring a 330/125 (1250 kN of clamp…

October 21, 2004 News

K Show Report: Time-saving winder seeing brisk sales

by Canadian Plastics

As a result of logistics problems, Davis-Standard had to scratch its plans to exhibit a redesigned 4,400 mm (180 in…

October 21, 2004 News

K Show Report: Micromolding at its smallest

by Canadian Plastics

It’s day one at the K Show, and Boy is laying early claim to what may be the smallest part ever injection molded. T…

October 18, 2004 News

Details emerge on RCMP probe of Royal Group

by Canadian Plastics

It has recently been revealed that two executives of building products manufacturer Royal Group Technologies Ltd. (…

October 17, 2004 News

Get high-impact K Show coverage on this web site

by Canadian Plastics

The centre of the plastic’s industry attention will be on Dusseldorf, Germany for the next week, as K 2004, the 16t…

October 15, 2004 News

Canada falls behind in competitiveness

by Canadian Plastics

The World Economic Forum has once again ranked Canada’s competitiveness standing well behind that of the United Sta…

October 14, 2004 News

Minority supplier development program gains ground in Canada

by Canadian Plastics

Mirroring a trend in the U.S. automotive industry, a new non-profit organization called the Canadian Aboriginal Min…

October 14, 2004 News

Quebec profile extruder bought by German firm

by Canadian Plastics

Canplast Inc., a Montreal-based extrusion company, has been purchased by Surteco AG, a German supplier of plastic-…