Toronto thermoformer ICI gets $1.5M fundingby Canadian Plastics
Toronto-based thermoformer Innovative Composites International Inc. (ICI) is getting a hand from Bassett Financial Corporation to assist with its restructuring.
Composites One buys composites assets from Nexeo Solutionsby 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.
Strong growth for composites industry in the Americas over next five years: JECby 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…
Dow and Aksa sign JV agreement for carbon fiber and derivativesby 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…
Canadian thermoplastic composites manufacturer to supply homes in Haitiby 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.
GreenCore commercializes composites projectby 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.
Alberta WPC supplier sells its extrusion equipment lines to U.S. firmby 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…
Wood Composite Technologies sells Nisku property for $2.3 millionby 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…
Conference highlights quality problems, solutions for WPC deckingby Canadian Plastics
The success of wood plastic composites (WPC) in North America risks being undermined by lawsuits relating to…