Canadian trade associations may join forces

June 24, 2014 4:44 pm ET

NOVI, MICH. (UPDATED) — The Canadian Association of Mold Makers and the Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association may soon form a single organization.


Quebec's Recyc RPM forced to shut down for restructuring

June 19, 2014 3:59 pm ET

A major plastics recycler in Quebec has shut down while it works on a restructuring plan.

Canada bag maker set to auction assets

June 17, 2014 2:48 pm ET

Assets of major Canadian plastic bag manufacturer Gran Packaging are slated to be sold in an auction.


Dorel Industries buying juvenile business of Hong Kong's Lerado Group

June 16, 2014 4:06 pm ET

Ten days after a major Chinese juvenile products company announced its plan to establish a North American production base, a big deal in the reverse direction was announced.

Poll: Auto suppliers expect raw material prices to rise

June 16, 2014 10:43 am ET

Prices of raw materials, after several years of stability, may be due for moderate increases.


Aalbers improving work flow in Ontario, adding production in Mexico

June 12, 2014 4:11 pm ET

Injection mold toolmaker Aalbers Tool & Mold Inc. is expanding to Mexico with a new plant to set open in September in Querétaro.


Composite One approaches $1 billion sales mark with Nexeo deal

June 12, 2014 3:29 pm ET

Composites One LLC has bought the composites distribution business of Nexeo Solutions LLC for an undisclosed price.


Toyoda Gosei invests $7.9 million in North American HQ

June 10, 2014 10:25 am ET

Toyoda Gosei North America Corp., a subsidiary of Japan's Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd., has been awarded a $250,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant for expansion of its North American headquarters at in Troy, Mich.

Study: Auto sector to fuel TPO growth

June 9, 2014 9:31 am ET

The global market for thermoplastic polyolefins could reach $3.43 billion by 2020, according to a research firm.


Styron exiting North American commodity polycarbonate market

May 30, 2014 11:49 am ET

Styron LLC no longer will sell commodity grades of polycarbonate resin in North America.

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