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Quebec injection molder Precimold sold

Precimold founder and president Gunter Weiss has sold the firm to Jack McDonald, an industry outsider and entrepreneur based out of Montreal.

Canadian wholesale sales up in January: StatsCan

The motor vehicle and parts subsector contributed the most to the gain, the agency said. The news wasn’t all good, however, as sales in the machinery and equipment subsector fell for the first time in six months.

Automation not an “imminent threat” to Canadian jobs: report

The report, by Toronto-based think tank C.D. Howe Institute, said industries at “high risk” of automation make up just 1.7 per cent of the Canadian workforce.

Starlinger president Erna Starlinger-Huemer dies at 81

With her late husband Franz, Starlinger-Huemer helped build Starlinger into one of the world’s leading plastic packaging machinery suppliers.
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Up in smoke?

Will Canada's carbon tax plan hurt the plastics industry's competitiveness? » Read More
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Covertech Flexible Packaging’s backward integration into the future

When this Toronto-based extruded film maker purchased a packaging supplier four years ago, it didn’t just change its name; it changed its business. And business is now booming. » Read More

32nd Annual World Petrochemical Conference

March 20-24, 2017
Location: Houston, Tex.
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Plast-Ex 2017

May 16-18, 2017
Location: Toronto
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