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December 5, 2017
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Canada's record-setting vehicle sales pace "likely ended" in November: Scotiabank

Based on available data, Scotiabank's latest Auto News flash says that Canadian sales declined two per cent year-over-year (y/y) in November, ending the six-month streak of monthly records.


Husky installs energy storage system to cut power costs

Designed and constructed for Husky by Convergent Energy + Power, the GridStar lithium-ion battery system can reduce electricity costs on the load by 15-30 per cent per year, starting in 2018.


KraussMaffei hires new sales engineer for English-speaking Canada

The company has named industry veteran Jim Chow as its technical sales engineer for the KraussMaffei and Netstal injection molding machine brands in the English-speaking Canadian provinces.


DSM adding capacity for high performance plastics at Netherlands plants

The expansion at the plants in Emmen and Geleen involve high temperature nylons and thermoplastic copolyesters, DSM said.
 
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Special Reports 
 
Special Reports

DMS executive gets the Red Carpet treatment in Georgia

Mike Hicks, vice president of Windsor, Ont.-based mold component supplier DMS Components, spent four memorable days as a guest at the invitation-only Red Carpet Tour in April 2017, an event designed to showcase the state of Georgia's attractiveness for new business investment. » Read More
 
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Terry Elliott: 2017 CPIA Leader of the Year

Terry Elliott has spent over 30 years in Canada's plastics industry, rising from the chemistry lab to sales and management positions to his current job as president of Scepter, while doing enough volunteer work along the way to fill a second career. In both areas, he's used his team management techniques to improve organizational health. But for all his strategizing, he didn't see the Leader of the Year award coming. » Read More
 
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