Canadian Packaging


  • Molson Coors cracks open a cool one

    June 28, 2012 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Toronto brewery inaugurates a new $13.5-million bottling line.

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    ConAgra Foods acquires Del Monte Canada

    January 18, 2012 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Acquisition includes Del Monte–branded packaged fruit and vegetable products, Aylmer tomato products and a manufacturing facility in Dresden, Ont.

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    Diamond smiles

    March 10, 2011 by Jim McMahon

    In the U.S. fireworks market, there is no bigger name in sparkler production than Diamond Sparkler Company Co. In fact, this division of B.J. Alan Company, Inc.—founded in Chicago in 1922 as Acme Sparklers—today operates the country’s only remaining sparkler production facility in Youngstown, Ohio, which manufactures and distributes its line of sparkers primarily to the Phantom Fireworks chain of 60 consumer fireworks stores located throughout 13 states and in Puerto Rico.

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    Manufacturing continues on growth streak

    February 17, 2010 by Purchasingb2b Staff

    This will be reassuring news for the manufacturing sector: Canada’s manufacturing sales rose almost two percent in December, the sixth increase in seven months. In its latest monthly Survey of Manufacturing, Statistics Canada reports that sales rose 1.6 percent to

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    2009 ends with a bang for US manufacturers: ISM

    January 4, 2010 by Purchasingb2b Staff

    The end of 2009 brought good news for US purchasers in the manufacturing sector, with new orders, production, employment and overall economic activity on the rise. In the most recent Manufacturing Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Report on Business—a monthly

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