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October 25, 2018

Ontario to cap minimum wage at $14 an hour

The Ontario government said new rules – which will link future minimum-wage increases to the inflation rate and reduce the number of personal leave days – will help cut red tape and encourage business investment.

Blown film industry legend Robert Krycki passes away

Krycki, 74, founded Brampton, Ont.-based Future Design Inc. in 1978, one of Canada’s most important blown film equipment manufacturers.

Big management change at Hasco Canada

Managing director Louis Hébert is retiring at the end of 2018; René Eisenring with replace him as the new general manager, effective January 1, 2019.

Private equity firm Arsenal Capital acquires specialty polymers maker Polytek

Arsenal has previously built Accella Performance Materials, a polyurethanes systems company, through nine strategic acquisitions, and Elite Comfort Solutions, a manufacturer of specialty polyurethane foam technologies serving the bedding market.
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Special Reports

EMMIE LEUNG: CPIA’s Leader of the Year

From bag lady to leading lady: Emmie Leung has risen from driving a rented van for her one-woman curbside recycling company to being the CEO of Emterra Group. » Read More
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Rotogran International is getting very big in granulation

Booming sales, a recent relocation into a bigger plant, and a deep dive into making larger granulators all signal the start of a new era for this Southern Ontario-based size reduction equipment manufacturer. » Read More

CAMM Annual General Meeting

Nov. 5, 2018
Location: Windsor, Ont.
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Emerging Technologies in Automation

Nov. 6, 2018
Location: Windsor, Ont.
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Expoplast 2018

Nov. 14-14, 2018
Location: Montreal
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