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Husky bought by U.S. investment firm Platinum Equity

Beverly Hills, Calif.-based Platinum Equity LLC has purchased Husky Injection Molding Systems, headquartered in Bolton, Ont., for US$3.85 billion; Husky CEO John Galt is staying on to lead the business.

Plastics machinery shipments up in Q3 2017: report

The preliminary estimate for shipments of injection molding, extrusion, and blow molding equipment for reporting companies totaled US$350.8 million in the third quarter – 20.4 per cent higher than the total of US$291.3 million in Q3 of 2016.

Manufacturing sales down in October: Statistics Canada

Sales fell in 8 of 21 industries, StatsCan said, representing 56 per cent of the manufacturing sector.

W. R. Grace buying Albemarle’s polyolefin catalysts business

In a bid to boost its catalysts technology portfolio and manufacturing network, Columbia, Maryland-based material supplier W. R. Grace & Co. is buying the polyolefin catalysts business of specialty chemical firm Albemarle Corp. for US$416 million.
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Kal Polymers is growing strong after 25 years

As it hits the quarter-century mark, the Mississauga, Ont.-based compounder is heading off into new directions. » Read More
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DMS executive gets the Red Carpet treatment in Georgia

Mike Hicks, vice president of Windsor, Ont.-based mold component supplier DMS Components, spent four memorable days as a guest at the invitation-only Red Carpet Tour in April 2017, an event designed to showcase the state of Georgia's attractiveness for new business investment. » Read More

2018 North American International Auto Show

Jan. 20-28, 2018
Location: Detroit, Mich.
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The Packaging Conference

Feb. 5-7, 2018
Location: Orlando, Fla.
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Plastics Recycling 2018

Feb. 19-21, 2018
Location: Nashville, Tenn.
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