December 1, 2014 News

Styrolution CEO Gualdoni stepping down, McQuade stepping up

by Canadian Plastics

The CEO of Germany-based materials supplier Styrolution has stepped down.

November 26, 2014 News

Engel adds sales support to Quebec and Eastern Canada

by Canadian Plastics

Injection press maker Engel North America has increased its sales and support coverage to customers in Quebec and Eastern Canada with the addition of account manager Louis Corriveau.

November 19, 2014 News

Ontario manufacturing industries team up to address critical skills shortage

by Canadian Plastics

Four manufacturing organizations have banded together to hire and train unemployed/underemployed youth in a bid to address a critical shortage of CNC machinists in Ontario.

November 10, 2014 News

Davis-Standard CEO Bob Preston to step down

by Canadian Plastics

Extrusion equipment manufacturer Davis-Standard LLC is about to go on the hunt for a new CEO.

November 5, 2014 News

Todd Castile is DME’s new director of sales, Americas

by Canadian Plastics

Mold technology provider DME Company has a new director of sales for the Americas.

October 24, 2014 News

Moldmaker Unique Tool adding new capital equipment, staff

by Canadian Plastics

Windsor, Ont.-based moldmaker Unique Tool & Gauge is making a multi-million dollar capital equipment investment, and has also announced plans to hire at least 30 new workers.

September 25, 2014 News

SPE appoints Russell Broome as managing director

by Canadian Plastics

The Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE) has appointed industry veteran – and former SPE president – Russell Broome as its new managing director.

July 29, 2014 News

Engel’s automation group adds new staff

by Canadian Plastics

York, Pa.-based injection molding machine supplier Engel North America has added five new staff members to its automation group.

July 23, 2014 News

Conair appoints new sales managers

by Canadian Plastics

Auxiliary equipment supplier The Conair Group has appointed some well-known industry figures to its sales management team.

July 8, 2014 News

SPE looking for new managing director

by Canadian Plastics

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) is searching for a new managing director.

June 27, 2014 News

RJG strengthens its Canadian presence

by Canadian Plastics

Process control systems supplier RJG Inc., of Traverse City, Mich., has added staff to increase its presence in Canada.

May 9, 2014 News

Kevin Bell joins Hamilton Plastic Systems

by Canadian Plastics

Kevin Bell has joined Mississauga, Ont.-based auxiliary equipment supplier Hamilton Plastic Systems Ltd. as technical sales representative for Western Ontario.

April 1, 2014 News

VersaFlex boosts presence in Canada, U.S.

by Canadian Plastics

VersaFlex Inc, a formulator and manufacturer of polyurea protective coatings, liners and sealants, is expanding its technical sales and service operations into regionally staffed units across Canada and the U.S.

March 12, 2014 News

PolyOne head Stephen Newlin to retire

by Canadian Plastics

After eight years, Stephen Newlin is stepping down as head of material supplier PolyOne Corporation, to be replaced by Robert M. Patterson.

March 10, 2014 News

B.C. signs on to Canada Job Grant

by Canadian Plastics

British Columbia is the latest province to sign a framework agreement with the federal government on the Canada Job Grant.

February 27, 2014 News

Husky making global organizational changes; Michael Urquhart to retire

by Canadian Plastics

Husky Injection Molding Systems is making changes to its global organization, creating a new combined business unit dedicated to medical and specialty packaging; the company has also announced the retirement of long-time veteran Michael…

February 12, 2014 News

2014 budget gives boosts to exports, auto sector, and technical training

by Canadian Plastics

The 2014 federal budget will provide Ontario’s battered manufacturing sector with more than $1 billion in spending over the next two years to help the auto industry and build a new bridge to the U.S. at Windsor, Ont.

February 11, 2014 News

Axel Plastics Research names new Canadian sales rep

by Canadian Plastics

Mold release and process aid additives maker Axel Plastics Research Laboratories Inc., headquartered in Woodside, N.Y., has named Larry Lambert as Midwest and Pacific Northwest regional sales manager, also responsible for the provinces of…

February 7, 2014 News

Skills gap top barrier to Canadian competitiveness: Chamber of Commerce

by Canadian Plastics

Canada’s growing skills gap is the greatest impediment to business success, according to a new report from The Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

January 31, 2014 News

Feds add $1 million to skills training program

by Canadian Plastics

The federal government is channeling another $1 million into a manufacturing skills training program aimed at filling skilled labor gaps in Canadian industry.