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Intertape Polymer buys majority stake in stretch film maker Powerbrand

Tape and film manufacturer Intertape Polymer Group (IPG) is acquiring a 74% ownership stake in Powerband Industries Private Limited, a global supplier of acrylic adhesive-based carton sealing tapes and stretch films located in Daman, India. » Read More

Amcor buys assets of Sonoco’s Global Plastics blow molding business in North America

The deal is intended to raise Amcor’s presence in consumer goods and food segments in U.S., Canada. » Read More

Ventra Plastics invests $5.5 million in plant upgrade

As part of a $5.5 million upgrade project, Peterborough, Ont.-based injection molder and auto parts maker Ventra Plastics has added 25 new paint robots to its facility. » Read More

Canadian vehicle sales down in August: Scotiabank

Overall, however, the industry still remains positive on the outlook, Scotiabank said, and has scheduled a further modest increase in North American assemblies for the final months of the year. » Read More
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Flexstar Packaging reinvents itself

Recapitalization, new technology and new hires, a plant expansion, and green initiatives are all part of this Richmond, B.C.-based company’s growth strategy. » Read More
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The Book on plastics

When it comes to running Peterborough, Ont.-based custom molder G.B. Book Plastics Ltd., the brother/sister team of Bill Book and Cathy Cremers has always been on the same page. » Read More
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CPIA Awards Dinner

September 14, 2016
Location: Vaughan, ON » Read More

APMA’s 26th annual golf tournament

September 22, 2016
Location: Milton, ON » Read More

Windsor Mold Expo

October 19, 2016
Location: Windsor, ON » Read More