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Continental Structural Plastics buying 5 Magna SMC plants


July 17, 2014 4:35 pm ET

Automotive and construction supplier Continental Structural Plastics has signed an agreement to buy five sheet molding compound facilities from the exteriors unit of Magna International Inc.

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PET prices climb 2 cents


July 17, 2014 2:22 pm ET

After holding their ground in May, North American PET prices rebounded to show an average increase of 2 cents per pound in June.

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Retail and consumer products giants team up to recycle more film


July 17, 2014 12:58 pm ET

Consumers in Canada are gaining a new option to recycle their plastic bags and films through an expanded program being launched by that country's largest retailer.

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Polykar adding 3-layer film line


July 16, 2014 12:02 pm ET

Polyethylene blown film extruder Polykar Industries Inc. will add coextrusion to its capabilities in the Montreal suburb of Saint-Laurent.

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New ownership at Theysohn


July 11, 2014 11:37 am ET

Three executives have purchased twin-screw extruder maker Theysohn Extrusionstechnik GmbH and its extrusion components subsidiary, Theysohn Extruder-Komponenten Salzgitter GmbH.

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Concept Plastics moving to bigger plant


July 9, 2014 11:46 am ET

Custom injection molder Concept Plastics Ltd. is relocating to accommodate growth.

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Plastic bag advocate honored by CPIA


July 7, 2014 2:18 pm ET

A corporate environmental advocate has won the 2014 Leader of the Year Award from the Canadian Plastics Industry Association.

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Myers completes Scepter acquisition


July 3, 2014 10:52 am ET

Myers Industries Inc. said it completed the $157 million acquisition of Scepter Corp. and Scepter Manufacturing LLC, a producer of portable marine fuel containers, portable fuel and water containers and accessories, ammunition containers, storage...

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Solid PS prices fall 1 cent


July 3, 2014 10:20 am ET

North American prices for solid polystyrene resin fell again in June amid weak demand for that material.

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Auto supplier Toyoda Gosei investing for growth in North America


June 25, 2014 10:38 am ET

Toyoda Gosei North America Corp., the North American subsidiary of Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd., is growing rapidly through acquisition and expansion.

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