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Canadian vehicle sales set a record for the month of May: StatsCan

Most automakers exceeded expectations last month, StatsCan said, but sharp double-digit declines in fleet deliveries from several manufacturers reduced industry volumes.

Quebec-based PVC compounder Reinier Plastics bought by U.S. firm

Marieville, Que.-based PVC compounder Reinier Plastics Inc. has been acquired by Aurora Plastics LLC, a supplier of PVC compounds headquartered in Streetsboro, Ohio. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

New Flyer acquires FRP component maker Carlson Engineered Composites

Transit bus and motor coach manufacturer New Flyer Industries Inc. is buying a Winnipeg-based Carlson Engineered Composites Inc. – a manufacturer responsible for a key part of its supply chain – for US$13 million.

Milacron postpones shuttering German machine manufacturing plant

Strong injection machine orders across Europe make it necessary for Milacron to keep its Malterdingen, Germany operations open longer than anticipated. The plant was originally scheduled to close by the end of 2017.
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VECTOR INJECTION is worth the drive to Acton

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Cold calculations

If you think choosing a chilling system comes down to cost, capacity, and performance capabilities, you’re only half right. The resins you’ll be processing give up heat at different rates, which means you’d better be taking them into account, too. » Read More

CPIA Annual Plastics Industry Golf Tournament

June 15, 2017
Location: Brampton, Ont.
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PAC 66th Annual Golf Tournament

June 13, 2017
Location: Kettleby, Ont.
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