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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…

October 31, 2001 News

K show attendance down, but only slightly

by Canadian Plastics

Dusseldorf, Germany — Barring a last-minute surge of visitors, it appears that attendance at the K show will not m…

October 29, 2001 News

Weber, Ryka announce partnership (October 29, 2001)

by Canadian Plastics

Dusseldorf, Germany — An agreement to make nickel-shell stretch blow molds was announced at K by blow mold manufac…

October 29, 2001 News

Thermoforming tool and die maker liking K show

by Canadian Plastics

Dusseldorf, Germany — A potentially lucrative sales lead had the guys at the Ontario Die booth celebrating at Duss…

October 27, 2001 News

Japanese firm moves to sell nylon worldwide (October 27, 2001)

by Canadian Plastics

Dusseldorf, Germany — Ube, a company perhaps best known in North America for its machinery division, formally anno…

October 27, 2001 News

Resin breakthrough could make plastic auto body panels a reality

by Canadian Plastics

Dusseldorf, Germany — Bayer Corporation says it may have found the solution for a technical problem that has preve…

October 27, 2001 News

Asia now top plastics producer

by Canadian Plastics

Dusseldorf, Germany — Europe and North America have ceded their roles as the world’s leading plastics production r…

October 26, 2001 News

Basell reduces polyolefin capacity; also kills Hivalloy (October 26, 2001)

by Canadian Plastics

The world’s number one manufacturer of polyproplyene, Basell Polyolefins, is addressing the over-capacity situation…

October 26, 2001 News

Hot runner manufacturer seeks to expand Canadian sales (October 26, 2001)

by Canadian Plastics

Dusseldorf, Germany — Ewikon Hotrunner Systems of America, Inc. is looking to extend its presence in key North Ame…

October 26, 2001 News

New products galore

by Canadian Plastics

Dusseldorf, Germany — Many, if not most, companies at K use the show to introduce new technology and product lines…

October 25, 2001 News

All is go at record K Show

by Canadian Plastics

Dusseldorf, Germany — Against a backdrop of global economic and political uncertainty, K 2001 kicked off yesterday…

October 25, 2001 News

Plastics leave the planet

by Canadian Plastics

Dusseldorf, Germany — While many people still assume that plastic is a cheap, delicate material, the industry has…

October 22, 2001 News

Nylon recycling venture closes

by Canadian Plastics

The $100-million Evergreen Nylon Recycling plant located in Augusta, GA has ceased operations. High operating costs…

October 22, 2001 News

Polyurethane auto tires in development

by Canadian Plastics

Goodyear has signed an agreement to jointly develop an all-polyurethane car tire with Amerityre, a Nevade-based com…

October 18, 2001 News

Premier trade show to feature Canadian technology, companies

by Canadian Plastics

Canadian technology and know-how will be showcased at the Canadian Pavilion during the upcoming K Show, Oct. 24 to…

October 18, 2001 News

World’s largest PET plant built

by Canadian Plastics

Gruppo Mossi & Ghisolfi (M&G Group) have announced the construction of a new 600 million lb. capacity PET polymeriz…

September 26, 2001 News

GM’s Ste-Therese plant to close

by Canadian Plastics

The long-rumored closing of General Motors’ automotive assembly plant in Ste-Therese, QC has apparently come to fru…

September 25, 2001 News

Ontario auto trim plant to close

by Canadian Plastics

Johnson Controls Inc. has announced plans to close its Stratford, ON automotive trim plant. The plant, which employ…