Plastic pollution in Great Lakes poses problems
Scientists say smaller bits attract dangerous chemicals such as pesticides.
Soucy Group gets $9M for productivity, product development
Repayable contributions will be used to expand factories, acquire manufacturing equipment.
US manufacturing growth slowed in March
Factories report drag from falling oil prices.
BioAmber Sarnia secures $7 million in additional funding from SDTC
Company says it secured additional funding by doubling capacity to 30,000 metric tons and increasing job creation numbers.
BioAmber secures $20 million loan to complete Sarnia plant
The plant will be the world’s largest bio-based succinic acid production facility.
Dynaplas Ltd. acquires Peterborough’s Chilton Precision Inc.
Chilton will continue as a separate standalone business unit.
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Nike adds recycled water bottles to its Olympic hockey uniforms.
IBM, IBN convert plastics into disease fighting nanofibres [VIDEO]
The biocompatible materials are designed to target and attack fungal infections, such as skin conditions and athlete’s foot.
Chinese workers holding US exec claim wages unpaid
Workers on edge about slowing growth and the future of their jobs.
Chinese workers hold US factory boss hostage over severance
Medical supplies manufacturer moving its Beijing plastics division to Mumbai, India.
MPI acquires global plastics giant Quadrant
Engineered plastics manufacturer will operate under current name.
Plans to increase US exports of LNG stir environment debate
More fracking, higher risks to the public; could drive up costs to manufacturers
Modest growth forecast for five key industry sectors
Conference Board of Canada, BDC report says companies are looking for new markets
Boeing sticks with 787 battery; production speed up plan
Plane-maker will not drop the lithium-ion batteries at the centre of the 787’s problems.
Blue Mountain Plastics closes the loop
Plastic collected from Blue Bin initiatives is processed into food-grade bottles for Ice River Springs water.