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PolyOne launches Geon BIO PVC using soy-based materials


April 24, 2015 11:48 am ET

More than a decade of research is paying off for Battelle Memorial Institute in the form of Geon BIO PVC compounds from PolyOne Corp.

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IPL invests in new molding technology at New Brunswick plant


April 20, 2015 3:46 pm ET

IPL Inc. has invested C$2.04 million (US$1.63 million) to produce lighter weight, injection molded containers at its Edmundston, New Brunswick, operation.

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Toyota investing $1 billion in Mexico


April 15, 2015 11:27 am ET

Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America Inc. said April 15 it will build a $1 billion manufacturing facility in central Mexico to produce the Corolla compact sedan.

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GN Thermoforming changes management following founder's arrest


April 15, 2015 4:47 pm ET

GN Thermoforming Equipment officials say Georg Nemeskeri has stepped away from active involvement with the company he founded 34 years ago and a career in the plastics industry dating back to 1969.

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Canadian recycler headed for auction block


April 14, 2015 3:17 pm ET

A Canadian recycling company that could not climb out of a financial hole will have its assets sold at auction.

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Inteplast buys Canadian film maker Haremar, bag maker El-En


April 13, 2015 4:29 pm ET

Inteplast Group has increased its business in Canada with the acquisition of a specialty polyethylene blown film coextruder.

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Study: Most plastics recycled in Canada stays in North America


April 13, 2015 3:41 pm ET

Most post-consumer plastics packaging collected in Canada finds a home in that country and the United States, according to a recently released study.

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Equipment company founder faces child pornography charges


April 10, 2015 1:46 pm ET

GN Thermoforming Equipment founder Georg Nemeskeri was arrested April 1 and faces child pornography-related charges, according to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

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PVC and PET up, but PP prices fall


April 2, 2015 3:56 pm ET

North American resin prices danced to their own tune in March, with prices for PVC and PET bottle resin both up as polypropylene prices trended down.

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Solegear raising funds as it debuts on TSX Venture stock exchange


April 1, 2015 11:08 am ET

A fledgling bioplastics company has raised capital for growth and obtained a listing on the TSX Venture stock exchange.

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