August 27, 2014 News

Toronto thermoformer ICI gets $1.5M funding

by Canadian Plastics

Toronto-based thermoformer Innovative Composites International Inc. (ICI) is getting a hand from Bassett Financial Corporation to assist with its restructuring.

June 10, 2014 News

Composites One buys composites assets from Nexeo Solutions

by Canadian Plastics

Composite raw materials distributor Composites One has acquired essential composites distribution assets from chemical and plastics distributor Nexeo Solutions, a deal which also includes Nexeo Solutions’ composites distribution employees.

October 4, 2013 News

Strong growth for composites industry in the Americas over next five years: JEC

by Canadian Plastics

There’s strong growth ahead for composites industry in the Americas through 2018 as the result of macro trends that are generating demand for advanced composites across multiple sectors, according to the JEC composites industry…

December 26, 2011 News

Dow and Aksa sign JV agreement for carbon fiber and derivatives

by Canadian Plastics

The Dow Chemical Company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Dow Europe GmbH, has signed a 50-50 joint venture agreement with Turkish acrylic fiber maker Aksa Akrilik Kimya Sanayii A.S. to manufacture and commercialize carbon fiber and…

July 16, 2011 News

Canadian thermoplastic composites manufacturer to supply homes in Haiti

by Canadian Plastics

A Canadian manufacturer of reinforced thermoplastics composites has signed a US$68 million contract to supply housing for large-scale reconstruction projects in Haiti and Ghana.

July 12, 2011 News

GreenCore commercializes composites project

by Canadian Plastics

A renewable natural fibre reinforced composite material is now being commercialized in Canada, designed as a partial polymer replacement in automotive applications and for other industries.

June 2, 2011 News

Alberta WPC supplier sells its extrusion equipment lines to U.S. firm

by Canadian Plastics

Composite decking supplier Wood Composite Technologies Inc., a Canadian company which is winding down its production in the town of Nisku, Alta., has sold three extrusion equipment lines to U.S. manufacturer Westech Building Products ULC…

April 2, 2011 News

Wood Composite Technologies sells Nisku property for $2.3 million

by Canadian Plastics

Wood Composite Technologies Inc. (WCTI), a supplier of composite decking, has signed a deal to sell its pellet mill plant in Nisku, Alta. to real estate developer DiCorp Properties Inc., along with processing equipment, for approximately $2.3…

May 3, 2010 News

Conference highlights quality problems, solutions for WPC decking

by Canadian Plastics

The success of wood plastic composites (WPC) in North America risks being undermined by lawsuits relating to…