Roda Packaging acquires packaging supplier Industries Rada Ltd.by Canadian Plastics
Laval, Que.-based Industries Rada is an injection molder and blow molder of custom packaging products.
Thousands of responses to Newfoundland and Labrador plastic bag ban surveyby Canadian Plastics
The province’s Environment department says that a decision on the possibility of banning single-use plastic bags is coming in the “near future”.
Borealis beefs up automotive compounds capacity in North Americaby Canadian Plastics
Chemical supplier Borealis AG has announced that its new compounding plant in Taylorsville, North Carolina, has come on stream during Q1 2019 as planned, with the inauguration of the facility scheduled for May 16. With dedicated production lines for thermoplastic…
Tessy Plastics acquires automation and injection mold tooling companiesby Canadian Plastics
In a bid to beef up its custom robotic automation and injection molding services, U.S.-based Tessy Plastics Corp. has acquired NuTec Tooling Systems Inc. and Custom Tool & Design.
Synventive Molding files lawsuit against INglass and HRSflowby Canadian Plastics
The lawsuit springs from a 2014 technology license that granted INglass and its hot runner division HRSflow GmbH access to Synventive’s SynFlow technology; the license has now expired.
Canadian auto sales down in March: Scotiabankby Canadian Plastics
Scotiabank also forecasts that auto sales in Canada will fall to 1.93 million units delivered in 2019.
Canadian plastics pioneer Michael Burgoyne passesby Canadian Plastics
The well-known Canadian chemist was a leading researcher in the development of wood-plastic composites.
One Rock completes acquisition of Nexeo Plasticsby Canadian Plastics
Nexeo Plastics is the plastics distribution business of Nexeo Solutions Inc., a subsidiary of Univar Inc.
CCC Plastics adds Harinder Tamber as new technical specialistby Canadian Plastics
Tamber has an M. Tech in polymer technology from IIT Delhi, India, and a Ph.D. in polymer science from the Polymer Research Institute at Syracuse, N.Y.
New York passes ban on single-use plastic bagsby Canadian Plastics
The bag provision will take effect starting March 1, 2020, and will ban most single-use plastic bags provided by supermarkets and other stores.
Mitsubishi Chemical completes purchase of Indian PVC compounds businessby Canadian Plastics
First announced in June 2018, the acquisition of the PVC compound business of Welset Plast Extrusions Private Ltd. will allow Mitsubishi to enter the medical PVC compound business and strengthen its existing PVC and thermoplastic elastomers businesses in India.
CCC buys Canadian container maker Plastique Micronby Canadian Plastics
Through its Altium Packaging Canada subsidiary, CCC has bought Plastique Micron and its affiliates IMBC Blowmolding 2014 and Action Plastic Products.
Saudi Aramco to buy controlling share of Sabic in $69 billion megadealby Canadian Plastics
Saudi Aramco’s 70 per cent stake in Sabic is being financed by the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia in a private transaction.
Engel opens second location in Mexicoby Canadian Plastics
Located in San Pedro near Monterrey, this second location is situated in an automotive manufacturing region.
Olympus buys rotomolder Tank Holding Corp.by Canadian Plastics
This is the second time that private equity firm Olympus has owned Tank, which is said to be the largest rotational molder in North America.
Weak early-year auto sales in China, while Europe rebounds: Scotiabankby Canadian Plastics
Sales in Canada continued to decline in February, a new report by Scotiabank said, marking the twelfth year-on-year decline in a row off record February sales a year prior.
98% of European plastics production covered by Operation Clean Sweepby Canadian Plastics
The international program is designed to prevent plastic pellets, flakes, and powder from being lost from factory floors and winding up in lakes and oceans.
Absolute Haitian opening new South Carolina plant on May 30by Canadian Plastics
First announced in May 2018, the facility located, near Charleston, will provide for expanded sales, applications, service, and training functions.
Swiss packaging supplier Corvaglia Group opens first N. American production plantby Canadian Plastics
First announced in February 2018, the US$25 million plant has opened in Newnan, Georgia, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the occasion planned for April 5.
K 2019 is fully bookedby Canadian Plastics
Over 3,000 exhibitors from more than 60 countries have registered for the show in Germany in October, and will occupy the entire exhibition grounds with some 1.8 million square feet of net exhibit space.