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November 6, 2003 News

Study calls for new border crossing (November 06, 2003)

by Canadian Plastics

Assembly plants could be shut down and business jeopardized if a new border crossing between Detroit and Windsor is…

November 5, 2003 News

Family molding business loses founder

by Canadian Plastics

Barry Book, president of G.B. Book Plastics Ltd, passed away on Nov. 1, 2003 after a brief illness. Mr. Book founde…

November 5, 2003 News

Buick Regal rated most reliable

by Canadian Plastics

The latest Consumer Reports’ vehicle guide has rated the Oshawa-built Buick Regal as the most reliable family sedan…

November 4, 2003 News

Canadian supplier grabs large China order

by Canadian Plastics

GE Plastics China Ltd. has recently placed an order for 150 loss-in-weight feeders with Mississauga, ON-based Brabe…

October 31, 2003 News

U.S. economy gets hot

by Canadian Plastics

The United States’ economy took off in the third quarter, growing at 7.2%, the highest growth rate in nearly two de…

October 31, 2003 News

CPTC acquires all-electric

by Canadian Plastics

The Canadian Plastics Training Centre has acquired a new all-electric injection molding machine for use in its acad…

October 29, 2003 News

PP price hike likely

by Canadian Plastics

A major resin producer has confirmed it will issue a 4 cts/lb increase for polypropylene effective Dec. 1, accordin…

October 29, 2003 News

U.S. equipment market still flat

by Canadian Plastics

U.S. plastics equipment shipments showed a slight increase in the second quarter compared with the first quarter of…

October 28, 2003 News

New law targets companies’ privacy policies

by Canadian Plastics

A new federal Act, the Personal Information and Electronics Documents Act, taking effect on January 1, 2004, will r…

October 27, 2003 News

Canadian extruder opens first US facility

by Canadian Plastics

The sustained growth curve of CPI Plastics Group, a Canadian extruder of both film and profiles, has vaulted the co…

October 27, 2003 News

World economic growth will spur Canadian exports: EDC

by Canadian Plastics

After three years of little or no growth, Canadian export sales are poised to grow by 4% next year, according to th…

October 27, 2003 News

Ontario blackout costs NOVA US$9 million

by Canadian Plastics

Polyolefins and styrenics supplier NOVA Chemicals Corp. reported a net loss of US$65 million for the third quarter…

October 27, 2003 News

PolyOne to sell some business operations

by Canadian Plastics

PolyOne Corporation has announced plans to divest three business units in order to focus on its core global compoun…

October 22, 2003 News

NOVA to close Ontario LLDPE line

by Canadian Plastics

NOVA Chemicals Corp. announced it will be shutting down its 275 million lb. linear low density polyethylene A-line…

October 20, 2003 News

Atlantic window manufacturer honored

by Canadian Plastics

Kohler Manufacturing Ltd., based in Debert, NS, has received one of Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award…

October 20, 2003 News

Resin supplier lends Ontario schools science boost

by Canadian Plastics

Students at a number of Ontario schools will benefit from BASF Canada’s decision to underwrite funding for an innov…

October 20, 2003 News

Canadian blown-film equipment supplier hits milestone

by Canadian Plastics

Future Design Inc. (Toronto, ON) recently celebrated its 25th year in business. The company, founded by president a…

October 20, 2003 News

Meeting for molders to focus on competitiveness

by Canadian Plastics

The Canadian Plastics Industry Association is organizing a roundtable meeting for London, ON-area plastics companie…

October 20, 2003 News

More companies to exhibit at Plast-Ex

by Canadian Plastics

More than 160 companies contracted to use almost 65,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space during the recent space draw for P…

October 10, 2003 News

Moldmaking executives get advice for offshore contracts

by Canadian Plastics

A half-day seminar called "How to get and finance international OEM supply contracts" will be held Oct.