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Manufacturing sales up in August: StatsCan

The transportation equipment and petroleum and coal product industries post the largest gains, the agency said.

Magna forms e-powertrain joint venture in China

Canadian automotive parts supplier Magna International Inc. has entered into a joint venture agreement with Huayu Automotive Systems Co. Ltd. to produce an electric-drive powertrain system for a German automaker.
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Terry Elliott: 2017 CPIA Leader of the Year

Terry Elliott has spent over 30 years in Canada’s plastics industry, rising from the chemistry lab to sales and management positions to his current job as president of Scepter, while doing enough volunteer work along the way to fill a second career. In both areas, he’s used his team management techniques to improve organizational health. But for all his strategizing, he didn’t see the Leader of the Year award coming. » Read More
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Sales rep goes the extra miles for Aoki

Jose Penaloza will rack up at least 20 trans-Pacific flights in 2017 as part of his push to increase Japanese injection stretch-blow molding machine maker Aoki’s presence in Canada. That’s a lot of hang time, but it’s beginning to pay off. » Read More
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KraussMaffei Corp. opens new innovation centre at Kentucky HQ

The innovation centre was unveiled during the company’s open house on Oct. 5 – an event that also drew record attendance, the company said. » Read More

CCC Plastics reps new purging line in Canada

iD Additives Inc., a North American supplier of additives to the plastics industry, has named CCC Plastics as its distributor throughout Canada for its lines of foaming agents and purging products. » Read More

Waste & Recycling Expo Canada

October 25-26, 2017
Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
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Multilayer Packaging Films 2017

November 7-9, 2017
Location: Windsor, Ont.
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Plastimagen Mexico 2017

November 7-10, 2017
Location: Mexico City
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