July 24, 2011 News

Beer-in-PET market to reach 7.7 billion bottles by 2015: study

by Canadian Plastics

Despite wobbles in some regional markets, global PET beer bottle consumption is forecast to grow at an annual growth rate of more than five per cent to reach 7.7 billion bottles by 2015, according to a new study published by market research…

July 6, 2011 News

Sidel opens Beijing technical centre

by Canadian Plastics

Targeting what it calls the “epicenter” of growth in the beverage packaging industry, blow molding machine maker Sidel Group has opened its first technical training centre in China.

June 17, 2011 News

Graham Packaging sold to New Zealand firm for US$1.68 billion

by Canadian Plastics

Graham Packaging Company Inc. is being purchased by New Zealand’s Reynolds Group Holdings Ltd. for US$1.68 billion, beating out a previous offer by rival bidder Silgan Holdings Inc.

December 16, 2010 News

Husky given innovation award from Coca-Cola China

by Canadian Plastics

Efforts towards bottle lightweighting by Bolton, Ont.-based Husky Injection Molding Systems have earned the company the Best Innovation Award by Coca-Cola China.

May 17, 2010 News

CPIA names Leader of the Year, other award winners

by Canadian Plastics

The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) has named its industry award winners for 2010, including its…

April 5, 2010 News

Graham Packaging buys Chinese packaging firm

by Canadian Plastics

Graham Packaging Company Inc. announced that a subsidiary agreed to acquire China Roots Packaging PTE Ltd., a …

March 5, 2010 News

Ontario bottler to build PET recycling plant

by Canadian Plastics

An Ontario bottled water producer is building its own recycling plant to produce a 100 per cent recycled PET d…

August 24, 2009 News

Electrically conductive plastic set to give processors a jolt (August 24, 2009)

by Canadian Plastics

Most of us don’t think about our car battery until we have to replace it. And at that point that we real…