Northspec Chemicals now distributing Stahl Polymers’ portfolio in Canadaby Canadian Plastics
Stahl said the appointment of Toronto-based Northspec – which specializes in chemicals and coatings for construction and architectural applications – will strengthen its sales in the Canadian construction market.
Husky honours Beckhoff with EMEA Supplier Awardby Canadian Plastics
The award, presented during the K trade show in October, recognizes a 20-year development partnership in injection molding machines.
Nordson announces planned retirement of CFO Gregory Thaxtonby Canadian Plastics
Thaxton plans to retire in 2020 after 30 years with the company.
Ineos Styrolution, Agilyx building PS chemical recycling plant in Illinoisby Canadian Plastics
The partnership paves the way for closed loop recycling to keep polystyrene out of landfills.
Deal on USMCA trade pact reached by Trump, Democratsby Canadian Plastics
House Democrats have reached an agreement with the Trump Administration over the new North American deal, which replaces NAFTA.
Kevin Bell joins Belplas as sales manager for Ontarioby Canadian Plastics
Bell has over 25 years of experience in the plastics industry, with expertise in material handling, refrigeration, and material conveying.
Primary plastics machinery shipments in North America down in Q3by Canadian Plastics
Compared to last quarter, total shipments of injection molding and extrusion machinery dropped by 0.5% to US$293.7 million in the third quarter of 2019, new figures from the Plastics Industry Association show.
Huntsman buying PU foam maker Icynene-Lapolla for $350 millionby Canadian Plastics
Icynene-Lapolla has two manufacturing facilities: one in Mississauga, Ont., and the other in Houston, Tex.
U.S. industry group wants tariffs on Chinese molds reinstatedby Canadian Plastics
The American Mold Builders Association has formally asked the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to bring back the 25 per cent tariff, which was put on hold last December.
Pipe maker Ipex opens new California distribution centreby Canadian Plastics
The facility in Stockton nearly quadruples the company’s available warehouse space in the region.
New vice president of sales and service for Graham Engineeringby Canadian Plastics
The York, Pa.-based extrusion machinery maker has promoted Michael Duff to the role.
Chemical maker Indorama acquires California PET recycler Green Fiber Internationalby Canadian Plastics
The purchase is designed to boost Indorama’s recycling capabilities on the West Coast.
Trelleborg making big organizational changesby Canadian Plastics
The restructuring will see the Swedish company reduce the number of its business units from five to three.
Thermoplastics distributor Conventus Polymers opens Mexican subsidiaryby Canadian Plastics
Based in Guadalajara, the new subsidiary will offer specialty nylons, polycarbonates, polysulfones, PEEK, thermoplastic vulcanizates and custom compounds to processors and end users throughout the Mexican market.
Röchling establishing center for additive manufacturingby Canadian Plastics
Located in Germany, the center will boost the components manufacturer’s expertise in 3D printing.
Canadian auto sales dipped again in October, report saysby Canadian Plastics
Auto sales fell back modestly by 0.6% year-over-year in October, a new report from Scotiabank says, with flat fleet sales providing little offset to a continued decline in retail performance.
Packaging supplier Pregis invests $5 million in Michigan facilityby Canadian Plastics
The company has bought its fourth Windmoeller & Hoelscher blown film line for the plant, and is leasing an additional 35,000 square feet in the same location for expanded warehousing capability.
Composites One acquires Canada-based Polynt Composites Distributionby Canadian Plastics
Headquartered in Brampton, Ont., Polynt Composites supplies composite resins, gel coats, coatings, resins, specialty chemicals, and polymer intermediates.
Siemens buys additive manufacturing software developer Atlas 3Dby Canadian Plastics
U.S.-based Atlas helps designers define optimal part orientations for “right first time” 3D printing.
CTMA names Chris Hergott as new presidentby Canadian Plastics
The vice president of operations for Kitchener, Ont.-based XL Tool Inc., Hergott has 27 years of experience in the Canadian tooling industry.