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News Manufacturing General
December 18, 2017  

OMERS and partner selling plastics firm Husky in $4.95B deal

US-based Platinum Equity says John Galt, Husky CEO since 2005, will stay on to lead the business.

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September 11, 2017  

Canadian auto plant Exo-s a NAFTA success thanks to Mexico

Quebec plastics maker survives recession by diversifying and expanding operations.

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August 9, 2017  

GreenMantra awarded $2.2M to construct polystyrene demo plant

Design and engineering of the new facility will begin this year, with construction starting in 2018.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
July 19, 2017  

World’s plastic waste could bury Manhattan almost 3.2 km deep

Of the 9.1 billion tons made, nearly 7 billion tons are no longer used.

News Manufacturing General
May 24, 2017  

IPL acquires US-based Macro Plastics for US$150M

Deal expands the footprint of the Montreal manufacturer of injection-moulded products in the US and South America.

News Manufacturing General
November 11, 2016  

IPL extends North American plastics reach with US acquisition

Encore Industries adds three plants making IPL third largest player in US market.

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September 25, 2016  

West Fraser brews its black liquor

An innovative Alberta pulp mill is transforming a wood byproduct for value-added products.

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September 21, 2016  

GreenMantra’s recycling innovation

Putting the green in industrial wax production.

News Manufacturing General
August 9, 2016  

Man dies after industrial accident at plastics plant in Montreal

Nu-B employee caught in caught between a machine’s two rollers.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
August 9, 2016  

Inter Pipeline to spend $1.35B on Williams’ Alberta assets

Deal includes a proposed $1.85-billion facility to turn propane into propylene pellets.

News Electronics Manufacturing General Sustainability
May 12, 2016  

FCM opens plastics recycling facility in Cornwall

LAVALTRIE, Quebec — Electronic waste recycler FCM Recycling Inc.

News Chemicals Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 10, 2016  

Ottawa to ban plastic microbeads in personal care products

Tiny plastic beads found in facial cleansers, toothpaste are polluting lakes and rivers.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
December 2, 2015  

Backward integration to push resins growth

New report says processor compounders will see their share of the market grow fastest

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
June 11, 2015  

Loblaws to ban microbeads from its products

Ingredients in personal care products wind up in water system, fish.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
May 29, 2015  

Plastic pollution in Great Lakes poses problems

Scientists say smaller bits attract dangerous chemicals such as pesticides.