February 9, 2014 News

Magna partners with Italian bio plastics company for automotive R&D

by Canadian Plastics

Magna International Inc. has signed a cooperation agreement with bio-on, an Italian intellectual property company, to start exclusive R&D activities on the use of bio plastics for the automotive industry.

November 3, 2013 News

$55M automotive, construction biomaterials program launched

by Canadian Plastics

In a bid to cut down on the use of traditional petroleum-based polymers, Canada’s federal government is launching a biomaterials program to accelerate the development of green vehicles and buildings.

November 18, 2011 News

From coconut husks to car parts

by Canadian Plastics

It might be the most novel use of a coconut since Gilligan and the Professor transformed one into a radio. 

November 19, 2010 News

British-Israeli team working to make bioplastics tougher

by Canadian Plastics

Scientists at England’s Bath University and Tel Aviv University in Israel are working on a joint project designed to improve the properties of bioplastics, allowing them to be used in a wider range of automotive products.

July 26, 2010 News

ABC Group and Yapp ally to supply fuel tanks

by Canadian Plastics

Canadian auto parts supplier ABC Group is partnering with China’s Yapp Automotive Parts Co. to provide p…

July 3, 2010 News

Ontario plastics researcher a “Top 40 Under 40” award winner

by Canadian Plastics

A plastics researcher at the University of Waterloo in Ontario has been named one of the “Top 40 Under 4…