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Worker killed at Ontario blow molder


March 30, 2014 2:47 pm ET

A workplace incident at Woodbridge, Ontario, blow molder CRS Plastics Ltd. left a woman employee dead.

Cease and desist progress?


March 26, 2014 2:00 pm ET

So, our industry continues to rebound, and the future of the plastics industry looks much brighter than it has in many years. We all deserve to feel very proud of our accomplishments.

Workforce investments can boost the bottom line


March 12, 2014 2:07 pm ET

One of the greatest investments in a business is the money put into labor and training. For that reason, getting the most out of your workforce can help improve your bottom line.

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What sort of entry-level workers are we getting from the millennial generation?


February 24, 2014 11:02 am ET

Is it tough to manage today's entry-level employees? Plenty of plastics company managers seem to think so.

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Freudenberg program helps to fill need for engineers


February 11, 2014 12:01 pm ET

PLYMOUTH, MICH. — It will take 24 months and thousands of miles of travel for Alexander Turkan to find his dream job.

Healthcare mandate for medium-sized businesses delayed


February 11, 2014 11:47 am ET

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced a further one-year delay in implementation of employer mandates under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for companies with 50 to 99 employees.

Horizon Plastics and union settle labor dispute


January 28, 2014 10:08 am ET

COBOURG, ONTARIO (Updated) — Structural foam injection molder Horizon Plastics International Inc. has settled its labor dispute, according to Horizon President Peter Garvey.

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Firms honored as a 'Best Place to Work in Plastics'


January 14, 2014 3:13 pm ET

Ten diverse companies have earned recognition as a “best place to work” in Plastics News' inaugural awards program designed to identify and honor the U.S. and Canadian plastics industry's best employers.

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Lockout continues at Horizon Plastics


January 8, 2014 9:59 pm ET

COBOURG, ONTARIO – A 20-hour bargaining session that ended at 5:30 a.m. Jan. 8 failed to resolve a lockout at Horizon Plastics Inc., and union workers remained off the job at the Cobourg structural foam molder, in bitter cold weather.

Reports: Union workers locked out at structural foam plant


January 6, 2014 5:32 pm ET

Structural foam injection molder major Horizon Plastics International Inc. has locked out unionized workers at its Cobourg, Ontario, main production plant.

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