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N. American plastics machinery shipments down in Q3 2016: Plastics Industry Association

This was the first quarterly decline since Q3 2015, the Association's report said, and it was only the second time there was a quarterly decrease since the post-recession recovery began in 2010. » Read More

A. Schulman names Comcast Cable veteran Gary Phillips as COO

Prior to joining Schulman, Phillips, 57, served as the vice president and general manager of Comcast Cable in West Palm Beach, Fla. from 2014 through 2016. » Read More

Manufacturing sales down in October: StatsCan

According to Statistics Canada, manufacturing sales fell 0.8 per cent to $51 billion in October, including declines in the primary metal, petroleum and coal products, and machinery industries. » Read More

Schweitzer-Mauduit International buys netting maker Conwed Plastics

Minneapolis, Minn.-based plastic netting manufacturer Conwed Plastics has been purchased by precision engineering giant Schweitzer-Mauduit International Inc. for US$295 million. » Read More
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Special Reports 
Special Reports

TRONOPLAST TECHNOLOGIES has a mandate to innovate

As part of its mandate to devote serious resources to R&D, Brampton, Ont.-based film extrusion technology supplier Tronoplast Technologies Inc. has relocated and expanded. » Read More
Special Reports

PATRICK PLASTICS isn’t going it alone

Does this Markham, Ont.-based custom injection molder draw strength from belonging to a global electronic manufacturing services company? You bet. But it owes its success to its own hard work and customer service. » Read More

The Packaging Conference

February 6-8, 2017
Location: Tampa, FL » Read More

Automotive News Canada Congress

February 16-17, 2017
Location: Toronto, ON » Read More

Plastics Recycling 2017

March 6-8, 2017
Location: New Orleans, LA » Read More