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July 9, 2002 News

Royal to produce injection molded windows

by Canadian Plastics

Royal Group Technologies’ founder and CEO Vic De Zen told a group of journalists gathered at the Royal Group Techno…

July 9, 2002 News

New eight-layer line added at Concord, ON facility

by Canadian Plastics

The Packaging Group, has significantly ramped up its manufacturing capabilities with the recent installation and st…

July 2, 2002 News

Amcor completes purchase of rival’s PET business

by Canadian Plastics

Amcor Ltd. has completed the acquisition of Schmalbach-Lubeca’s PET container and White Cap closure business. With…

June 21, 2002 News

Wentworth Technologies buys German moldmaker (June 21, 2002)

by Canadian Plastics

Precision moldmaker LEGO Werkzeugbau GmbH joins 16 other mold manufacturing and service facilities worldwide owned…

June 21, 2002 News

L&L founder grabs Alberta leadership award

by Canadian Plastics

The CPIA Western Region has presented Darlene Lynde with its 2002 Alberta Plastics Industry Leader Award. Darlene a…

June 17, 2002 News

SPE Quebec reorganizes (June 17, 2002)

by Canadian Plastics

The SPE Quebec section has announced a number of changes for the 2002-2003 session, including the formation of a ne…

June 17, 2002 News

Sertapak raises funds for hospital

by Canadian Plastics

Sertapak Group Packaging Systems, based in Woodstock, ON, celebrated their 20th anniversary this past Saturday (Jun…

June 10, 2002 News

Basell completes sale of Ohio compounding plant

by Canadian Plastics

Netherlands-based polyolefin manufacturer Basell has completed the sale of its Basell USA Inc.’s Gahanna, OH compou…

June 4, 2002 News

Extrusion equipment alliance inked

by Canadian Plastics

Davis-Standard Corp., a manufacturer of extrusion equipment, and Coperion Corp., a maker of compounding equipment,…

May 29, 2002 News

Profits have plummeted for U.S. moldmakers

by Canadian Plastics

Figures released this week by D-M-E Company illustrate a dramatic decline in profitability and sales among U.S.-bas…

May 27, 2002 News

Glycon, Xaloy sign marketing pact

by Canadian Plastics

Glycon Corp. and Xaloy, Inc. have recently inked a joint marketing agreement with the intent of improving product-l…

May 22, 2002 News

Supplier increases XLPE capacity

by Canadian Plastics

Borealis A/S has announced new plans to increase its production capacity of cross-linked polyethylene by 50% by the…

May 22, 2002 News

Controls manufacturer launches industrial safety program

by Canadian Plastics

German-based electronics and controls manufacturer, Siemens, has announced the launch of a major new integrated, in…

May 8, 2002 News

GM adds workers at Oshawa plant

by Canadian Plastics

General Motors announced it is recalling 1,000 laid-off workers in response to increased demand for the popular Che…

May 7, 2002 News

Nova launches first commercial product made by Advanced Sclairtech technology

by Canadian Plastics

Nova Chemicals has introduced a new group of premium octene copolymer PE resins for film applications, including fo…

May 3, 2002 News

Plastics and packaging trade mission to Mexico

by Canadian Plastics

Mexico is a ripe market for Canadian suppliers of plastic processing equipment, molds and packaging equipment. The…

May 1, 2002 News

Use of plastic in auto exteriors to grow

by Canadian Plastics

The market for automotive exterior plastics is expected to grow at a rate of 3.0% per year to 2006, reaching 1.4 bi…

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

by Canadian Plastics

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