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Exo-s buys injection and blow molder in Mexico, expands footprint


September 19, 2014 2:15 pm ET

Custom molder Exo-s Inc. has bought an injection and blow molding operation in San Juan del Rio, Querétaro, Mexico.

Badger buys competitor Joseph Homa


September 17, 2014 4:04 pm ET

Badger Plug Co. has extended its protective plugs customer base by acquiring and closing a rival, Joseph Homa Consultants Inc. of Montreal.

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Canadian, Mexican injection molders form auto supply joint venture


September 16, 2014 2:26 pm ET

A new automotive parts manufacturer will open in Querétaro, Mexico, through a joint venture between Canadian automotive supplier Papp Plastics and Distributing Ltd. and Querétaro's Inplax SA de CV.

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American Renolit sees steady gains in the film market


September 16, 2014 11:51 am ET

American Renolit Corp. has changed its product mix, changed its customer base and managed to grow in a market that was initially skeptical about the capabilities of calendered film.

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Executive pay driven by performance-based incentives


September 10, 2014 5:09 pm ET

The CEO of an automotive parts giant again tops the annual Plastics News list of highest-paid industry executives, and it's the cash and stock bonuses tied to performance metrics that really set the top of the list apart.

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PP prices rise 5 cents


August 28, 2014 3:59 pm ET

After a one-month break, volatility has returned to the North American polypropylene resin market, with prices increasing by an average of 5 cents per pound since Aug. 1.

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Canadian mold maker Thibault adding to new operation in Mexico


August 27, 2014 3:19 pm ET

Canadian mold maker I Thibault Inc has purchased an established Mexican company, Tecnimoldes SA de CV, for a seven-figure-dollar-sum and renamed it Tibomoldes SAPI de CV.

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Canadian thermoformer ICI gets new financial backing


August 26, 2014 3:11 pm ET

Innovative Composites International Inc. (ICI) will get a $1.5 million infusion in the form of a loan and equity funding to cover a corporate restructuring and stabilize the thermoforming business as it seeks to meet its full sales potential in the...

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Nova expanding PE research center


August 26, 2014 1:36 pm ET

Nova Chemicals Corp. has broken ground on an expansion of its polyethylene research center in Calgary, Alberta.

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Kayak maker Confluence taking on a broader outdoor products business focus


August 26, 2014 12:54 pm ET

Canoe and kayak rotational molder Confluence Watersports Co. has a new owner and a new name — Confluence Outdoor Co. — that reflects a broader focus on full-service outdoor recreation.

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