Alberta a hot spot for manufacturing innovation: panelby Canadian Plastics
Alberta is a new go-to province for manufacturers looking to access specialized equipment and know-how to get their ideas off the ground, according to a panel of experts.
Orpic to invest $3.6 billion in massive Oman plastics projectby Canadian Plastics
Middle Eastern petrochemical giant Orpic has announced plans to invest approximately US$3.6 billion in the development of a massive petrochemicals scheme that will form the cornerstone of an ambitious downstream plastics-based industry in the…
SME launches online engineering, manufacturing wikiby Canadian Plastics
It took more than two years of planning, but the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) has rolled out the first-ever knowledge-based online resource geared specifically toward manufacturing professionals.
LyondellBasell to shutter German HDPE plantby Canadian Plastics
Material supplier LyondellBasell is shutting down a high density polyethylene (HDPE) unit in Wesseling, Germany in the third quarter of 2013.
PlastIndia trade show moving to Gurajat for 2015by Canadian Plastics
India’s largest plastics trade show, PlastIndia, is moving to a new location.
Plast-Ex 2013 is hereby Canadian Plastics
Plast-Ex 2013, Canada’s only plastics industry trade show this year, is set to begin.
A. Schulman moves into new U.S. and corporate headquartersby Canadian Plastics
Resin and compound manufacturer A. Schulman Inc. has moved into its new corporate headquarters in Fairlawn, Ohio, approximately two miles from its previous headquarters.
Husky moves to strengthen hot runner and beverage packaging businessesby Canadian Plastics
In a move designed to beef up its hot runner and beverage packaging businesses, Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. is making changes to its global leadership team.
New plastics research facility opens at U of Tby Canadian Plastics
A new plastics research facility has opened at the University of Toronto, bringing with it the promise of lighter, stronger and more cost effective plastic materials for the automotive and construction industries.
SPE names new president and president-electby Canadian Plastics
The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has named Jon Ratzlaff as its new president for the traditional one-year term, and Vijay B. Boolani as its new president-elect to replace Ratzlaff next year.
Industry golf tournaments are approaching…by Canadian Plastics
Several plastics industry associations are holding a number of golf outings in the near future.
PolyOne, Juffali partner for new Saudi Arabia color concentrates plantby Canadian Plastics
Materials maker PolyOne Corporation has opened a specialty color concentrates plant in Saudi Arabia through a joint venture with a Saudi company.
Auto, aero sectors will fuel $8.4 billion 3D printing boom: reportby Canadian Plastics
Three-dimensional printing will grow into an $8.4 billion market in 2025, up from $777 million in 2012 with industrial uses generating the majority of that value, according to a new study from Lux Research in Boston.
SPE to honour industry leaders at ANTECby Canadian Plastics
The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) will honour four U.S. plastics industry heavyweights at their ANTEC 2013 event on April 22, 2013.
Polyurethane Foam Association widens reach with international membership categoryby Canadian Plastics
In a bid to provide access to industry news and advocacy issues and unify the flexible polyurethane foam industry in the Americas, the members of the Polyurethane Foam Association (PFA) have just established a federated membership category for…
DSM opens engineering resin tech centre in Japanby Canadian Plastics
Engineering resin maker DSM is opening its first application development technical centre for engineering plastics in Japan.
PolyOne names new president of new divisionby Canadian Plastics
Polymer manufacturer PolyOne Corporation has named a new president to head a new division.
BASF and top U.S. universities partner for functional materials researchby Canadian Plastics
Chemical manufacturer BASF SE is partnering with Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst to research new functional materials, through an initiative called the…
JEC Group highlights five transformative composites trendsby Canadian Plastics
The JEC Group, the world’s largest composites industry organization, has identified five new trends it says will change the composites market in Europe by 2030.
BASF, Markor partner for joint ventures in Chinaby Canadian Plastics
Global chemical suppliers BASF and Xinjiang Markor Chemical Industry Co. Ltd. have announced plans to establish two joint ventures to make butanediol and polytetrahydrofuran in Korla, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, Northwest China.