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Transcontinental to buy Coveris Americas packaging business for US$1.32 billion

Transcontinental Inc. is taking a big leap in its strategic shift towards flexible packaging with the US$1.32 billion purchase of Coveris Americas that will make it North America's seventh-largest packaging companies.

Strong Canadian manufacturing growth maintained in March

The pace of growth in the Canadian manufacturing sector signalled a robust improvement in business conditions during March, which continued the positive trends seen throughout the first quarter of 2018.

Pace of U.S. factory growth slipped in March

The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, reports that its manufacturing index slipped to 59.3 last month from February’s reading of 60.8, which had been the highest since 2004.

Ritchie Bros. introduces Marketplace-E, a new way to buy and sell equipment

After a soft launch in late 2017, Marketplace-E is being re-introduced by Ritchie Bros. as its latest buying and selling solution. The user-friendly e-market allows three options: make offer, buy now and reserve price.
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