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.
Canadian auto plant Exo-s a NAFTA success thanks to Mexico
Quebec plastics maker survives recession by diversifying and expanding operations.
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.
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.
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.
IPL extends North American plastics reach with US acquisition
Encore Industries adds three plants making IPL third largest player in US market.
West Fraser brews its black liquor
An innovative Alberta pulp mill is transforming a wood byproduct for value-added products.
GreenMantra’s recycling innovation
Putting the green in industrial wax production.
Man dies after industrial accident at plastics plant in Montreal
Nu-B employee caught in caught between a machine’s two rollers.
Inter Pipeline to spend $1.35B on Williams’ Alberta assets
Deal includes a proposed $1.85-billion facility to turn propane into propylene pellets.
FCM opens plastics recycling facility in Cornwall
LAVALTRIE, Quebec — Electronic waste recycler FCM Recycling Inc.…
Ottawa to ban plastic microbeads in personal care products
Tiny plastic beads found in facial cleansers, toothpaste are polluting lakes and rivers.
Backward integration to push resins growth
New report says processor compounders will see their share of the market grow fastest
Loblaws to ban microbeads from its products
Ingredients in personal care products wind up in water system, fish.
Plastic pollution in Great Lakes poses problems
Scientists say smaller bits attract dangerous chemicals such as pesticides.