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Ontario Allocates $3.2 Billion for Infrastructure Projects

Ontario Allocates $3.2 Billion for Infrastructure Projects

Ontario has dedicated $3.2 billion from the sale of Hydro One shares in 2015 to the Trillium Trust, a fund for infrastructure projects that will help create jobs and strengthen the economy. Read the source article at Newsroom

August 31, 2016 ×

Automotive, News, Product News

Vee Tyre Recalls 21 16-Inch Taiga M/T Tires

Vee Tyre and Rubber Co. Ltd is recalling certain Taiga M/T tires, size LT225/75R16, manufactured Jan. 8, 2015, to March 1, 2015. The potential number of units affected is 21. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Campaign ID Number for the recall is 16T010. According to the the NHTSA’s Office […]

August 30, 2016 ×

Events, News, Tire Stewardship

2016 Rubber Recycling Symposium: Driving Towards the Circular Economy

TRAC is putting the final touches on the RRS 2016 program, so review the program with speakers, and sign up for the symposium today! The event will once again draw international audience to exchange ideas and discover the latest in the rubber and tire recycling technologies, products, and policies, and bring together tire manufacturers, processors, […]

August 30, 2016 ×

Executive News, News

Distribution Stox Emerges from Tire Industry Merger

Distribution Stox Emerges from Tire Industry Merger

Unimax Tire, Distribution Pneus RT, Distribution DSP and Distribu-Pneus merge to form Distribution Stox. Distribution Stox is a new company, specializing in the distribution of tires and accessories for cars and pickup trucks. The new corporation boasts 300 employees, 19 distribution centres and more than 100 delivery vehicles, offering products and […]

August 29, 2016 ×

Automotive, Industry Statistics, News

Bridgestone, Michelin increase production in NAFTA area

Bridgestone, Michelin increase production in NAFTA area

Tire giants Bridgestone and Michelin are investing millions of dollars ramping up their production capabilities in Canada and Mexico. Bridgestone is expanding its existing Canadian facility, while Michelin has broken ground on its new Mexican plant. Here’s what you need to know. Bridgestone is expanding its passenger and light truck […]

August 29, 2016 ×

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Berry Plastics buying AEP for $765 million

Berry Plastics buying AEP for $765 million

Berry Plastics Group Inc.’s $ 765 million deal to acquire flexible packaging films maker AEP Industries Inc. involves some inspired math, according to one man behind the deal. “This is truly the classic example of an M&A transaction where one plus one not only equals three, but meaningfully more than […]

August 27, 2016 ×

Executive News, News

Bridgestone Plans Expansion of Canadian Tire Plant

Bridgestone Plans Expansion of Canadian Tire Plant

Canada: Bridgestone has announced expansion of production capacity of its car and light truck tire plant based in Joliette in Canada. Moreover, with this expansion plan, the company is expected to increase the size of the existing plant to 1.13 million square feet. The entire plan is scheduled to stretch […]

August 25, 2016 ×

Executive News, News

Bridgestone breaks ground on Joliette expansion

Bridgestone breaks ground on Joliette expansion

Bridgestone Canada Inc. has broken ground on the previously announced $250 million, five-year expansion of capacity at its 50-year-old Joliette car and light truck tire plant. Bridgestone announced plans in February for the project, which calls for boosting capacity nearly 18 percent to 20,000 units a day by 2023. The investment will […]

August 20, 2016 ×

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Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Chooses OpenText to Manage Information within a Single Platform

OpenText ™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM) , today announced that Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB), the parent of a global family of companies that specialize in the design, manufacturing, marketing and sales of passenger car and light truck tires, has […]

August 19, 2016 ×

Executive News, News

Consolidated Container expands in Canada with Semopac stake

Consolidated Container expands in Canada with Semopac stake

Semopac Consolidated Container Co. purchased the Quebec-based blow molder of polycarbonate water bottles for home and office water coolers. Consolidated Container Co. is taking a big stake in the Canadian bottled water market by acquiring Semopac of Longueuil, Quebec. The Atlanta-based firm said August 15 that its Reid Canada Inc. subsidiary purchased Semopac’s […]

August 17, 2016 ×