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Fiat Chrysler drops Chrysler Group name in favor of FCA US


December 16, 2014 9:05 am ET

Chrysler is Chrysler no more. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the Netherlands-based parent company of what was Chrysler Group LLC, said today that it has changed the name of its U.S. affiliate from Chrysler Group to FCA US LLC. The change is effective...

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Plastiblow, Italian blow molding machinery maker, entering U.S. market


December 5, 2014 1:01 pm ET

Italian blow molding machinery maker Plastiblow srl is launching North American sales.

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PS, PVC resin prices slide


December 4, 2014 1:21 pm ET

Commodity resin prices continue to slide as 2014 draws to a close, with North American prices for PVC and solid polystyrene each falling in November.

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Canadians now supporting energy generation from waste plastics


December 4, 2014 10:43 am ET

As Canada's capacity to generate energy from waste grows, most of its citizens approve of the trend.

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Ontario's L-D Tool & Die poised for growth in medical components


December 3, 2014 2:36 pm ET

A custom molder near Canada's national capital of Ottawa is poised to expand its business in medical components.

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CCL buys German label maker


December 3, 2014 12:11 pm ET

CCL Industries Inc. is acquiring German label maker Druckerei Nilles GmbH in a $17.3 million deal.

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Montreal studying bag ban proposal


December 2, 2014 4:08 pm ET

The city of Montreal will study whether to ban the use of plastic retail bags.

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Canada's Papp Plastics is eyeing big opportunities with JV in Mexico


November 24, 2014 4:11 pm ET

Canadian injection molder and turnkey solution provider Papp Plastics & Distributing Ltd. will open an $11 million to $12 million joint venture facility in Querétaro, central Mexico, in December, co-owner Michael Papp said.

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Need for skilled workers is unchanged, but method of finding them has


November 21, 2014 6:00 am ET

It's in the news nearly every day now: “How can manufacturing solve the skilled worker shortage? We need to get young people interested in manufacturing.”

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Appliance market boosted by NAFTA, energy efficiencies


November 19, 2014 3:30 pm ET

Changing global trade patterns, a maturing market, environmental concerns and innovation were all key forces that have shaped the appliance sector in the past 25 years.

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