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January 7, 2019 News

Canadian vehicle sales down in December: Scotiabank

by Canadian Plastics

But auto purchases in the U.S. recorded their highest one-month total since October 2017, the new report from Scotiabank said.

January 4, 2019 News

Revere Plastics buys assets of auto parts molder Sur-Flo

by Canadian Plastics

Headquartered in Fraser, Mich., Sur-Flo has 35 injection molding presses ranging from 45 to 3,300 tons, and serves automotive OEM and Tier 1 customers.

January 4, 2019 News

PolyOne buys engineered fibers and composite materials supplier Fiber-Line

by Canadian Plastics

Fiber-Line’s technologies complement PolyOne’s specialty composite solutions and wire & cable applications, and the company will become part of PolyOne’s Specialty Engineered Materials unit.

January 3, 2019 News

Flexible packager TC Transcontinental improves air quality with oxidizer

by Canadian Plastics

A new regenerative thermal oxider installed by Ship & Shore Environmental reduces emissions at the company’s Richmond, B.C. plant by more than 90 per cent.

January 2, 2019 News

Nova Chemicals assumes sales and marketing representation in the Americas for Bayport Polymers JV

by Canadian Plastics

Bayport is a 50/50 joint venture owned by Total S.A. and Novealis Holdings LLC, which is itself a joint venture of Nova and Borealis AG.

December 28, 2018 News

Canadian Plastics Pioneers merging with CPIA

by Canadian Plastics

The Pioneers organization is made up of plastic industry veterans with at least 25 years of experience, and is dedicated to preserving the history of plastics manufacturing in Canada.

December 27, 2018 News

World auto sales growth stalls in 2018: Scotiabank

by Canadian Plastics

Vehicle purchases in Canada in November fell below 1.9 million annualised units for the first time since late-2016, Scotiabank said, but sales are still on track for their second-highest year on record in 2018.

December 23, 2018 News

Cooper Standard building new global HQ in Michigan

by Canadian Plastics

To be completed in 2020, the new 110,000-square-foot building in Northville, Mich. will house approximately 400 employees.

December 22, 2018 News

BASF exiting bioplastics JV with Avantium

by Canadian Plastics

Citing a disagreement over the deal’s interpretation, BASF is pulling out of its Synvina bioplastics joint venture agreement with Avantium, which was formed in 2016.

December 21, 2018 News

Mold Hotrunner Solutions bought by holding company Westfall Technik

by Canadian Plastics

Headquartered in Georgetown, Ont., Mold Hotrunner Solutions supplies melt delivery systems for the injection molding industry.

December 20, 2018 News

Memorial service scheduled for Bill Carteaux on Jan. 13

by Canadian Plastics

The Celebration of Life service for Carteaux, who died on Dec. 10, will be held in the Atrium Ballroom of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

December 18, 2018 News

Diversified Plastics buys assets of Pacific Plastics Injection Molding

by Canadian Plastics

Headquartered in California, Pacific Plastics Injection Molding offers custom plastic injection molding as well as design and custom moldmaking services.

December 18, 2018 News

Magna buying Spanish automotive seat maker Viza Geca SL

by Canadian Plastics

The acquisition gives Magna four new facilities and more than 1,100 new employees.

December 18, 2018 News

Covestro adding new PC film production line in Thailand

by Canadian Plastics

Covestro calls the new line a first step in its global capacity expansion for films.

December 17, 2018 News

French software company buying ERP supplier IQMS for $425 million

by Canadian Plastics

IQMS’s enterprise resource planning software is used by a wide range of plastics processing companies and moldmakers.

December 17, 2018 News

Intertape Polymer acquires polyolefin fabric maker Maiweave

by Canadian Plastics

The deal is designed to expand Montreal-based Intertape Polymer’s woven business by giving it increased access to the U.S. market and a new facility in India.

December 14, 2018 News

Magna opens mechatronics center in China

by Canadian Plastics

The new engineering center will support the growing vehicle accessibility market in China.

December 14, 2018 News

Rehau completes acquisition of MB Barter & Trading

by Canadian Plastics

Swiss-based MB Barter is a global distributor of commodity polymers, PET, and rubber globally, with 30 offices worldwide.

December 12, 2018 News

Contest winner’s idea to ban single-use plastics will become private member’s bill in Ottawa

by Canadian Plastics

Ben Korving is the winner of the Create Your Canada contest, which allows people to submit ideas for new laws – and his idea was to reduce single-use plastics in food packaging.

December 11, 2018 News

M. Holland signs North American distribution agreement with Borealis

by Canadian Plastics

The thermoplastic resins distributor is now the North American distributor of PP from Borealis’ new PP compounding facility in Taylorsville, N.C., as well as imported PP, polyethylene, and Queo polyolefin plastomers and elastomers.