Randy Woelfel, the CEO of Calgary-based polyethylene maker Nova Chemicals Corp., has stepped down after four years at the company’s helm.
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.
After eight years, Stephen Newlin is stepping down as head of material supplier PolyOne Corporation, to be replaced by Robert M. Patterson.
Canada’s growing skills gap is the greatest impediment to business success, according to a new report from The Canadian Chamber of Commerce.
The federal government is channeling another $1 million into a manufacturing skills training program aimed at filling skilled labor gaps in Canadian industry.
A new report from the TD Bank claims that fears of a looming labor shortage in Canada as the workforce ages are largely unfounded.
The Canadian economy lost $16.6 billion in 2012 due to absenteeism, according to a study by the Conference Board of Canada.
The job vacancy rate dropped in the second quarter but there are still 290,000 full- and part-time private sector jobs unfilled for four months or more, according to data compiled by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).
In 1963, Lester Pearson was Canada’s Prime Minister, the Beatles were still in Liverpool, and Branko Muich started working at a new Toronto-based custom extrusion shop called Polyform Ltd.
There are almost 300,000 unfilled private sector jobs out there and manufacturing is among the sectors with the highest number of vacancies, according to data compiled by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).
The Canadian Plastic Sector Council (CPSC) officially closed its doors on March 31.
The Petroleum HR Council of Canada is being acquired by not-for-profit safety organization Enform Canada.
Canada’s plastics industry suffered employment losses during the Great Recession that cut deeply into leadership, assets, skills, and supporting infrastructure, and there’s little indication they’ll come back even as the industry enjoys a…
Polymer manufacturer PolyOne Corporation has named a new president to head a new division.
Custom compounder Teknor Apex has appointed William J. Murray as its new president.
A large majority of Canadian small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) owners agree that workers 65 years and older offer more valuable experience and expertise than younger workers, according to new research from Investors Group.
Not-for-profit industry association the Canadian Plastic Sector Council (CPSC) is suspending its activities and services at the end of March 2013.
Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. has promoted two of its North American and Asian sales executives to global vice president positions.
The Canadian Plastics Sector Council (CPSC) has launched its Essential Skills website and assessment tool, designed to help plastics industry workers beef up their skills.
A plastics manufacturer in Mississauga has received funding from the Ontario provincial government to develop new, innovative technology that will make it more competitive and create 27 new jobs and support 26 existing positions.