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.
Plastic to oil machine generates heat from landfills
Machine chews through 240 kilograms a day to produce enough oil to heat 70 homes in northern Canada.
PLANT takes on Milan: Day 2
Expansive FieraMilano showcases FluidTrans, Plast 2012 and Xylexpo trade shows.
$100B in lost output to China coming home: BCG
Manufacturing in China for North American markets is not as cost-effective as it once was, and it appears some of the lost US production may be coming back.
Fewer US orders: Manufacturers sitting on cash
Canadian manufacturers and exporters are holding back on hiring new workers and making new investments as they cope with fewer orders from the US.
New $80M chemical plant for Sarnia
BioAmber is building its first North American biosuccinic acid plant in Sarnia, Ont. as the location for its first North American biosuccinic acid plant.
Key industries waiting on customers for full recovery
Canadian manufacturers in key industry sectors are waiting for their customers to fully recover from the recession before consistent growth will occur, says a Conference Board of Canada report.
Taking a winner to market
ICI founder and president Terry Ball with a small…
Plastics recycler ramps up new processing line
Resource Polymers expects to have its wash line for recycled plastics up and running by mid December as it charges up its new processing line.
GM, Hyundai drive home winners at SPE awards
Carmakers awarded for materials innovation