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.


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...


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.


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.


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.

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