Canadian Packaging

Toray Plastics


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    Toray intros new film for upscale food packaging

    December 12, 2011 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    New Torayfan KMS1 heat-sealable matte BOPP film offers significant improvement in the manufacture and design of low-gloss premium bags.

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    Toray Plastics to build solar field at headquarters

    December 20, 2010 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Toray Plastics (America), Inc., the only U.S. manufacturer of precision-performance polypropylene, polyester, and bio-based films for packaging and industrial applications, has announced plans to construct in Q2 2011 a $2 million 446 kilowatt (kW) solar photovoltaic (PV) field on its 70-acre campus in North Kingstown, Rhode Island.

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    Toray Plastics America Appoints New VP & GM of Lumirror Division

    June 3, 2010 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Toray Plastics (America), Inc., headquartered in North Kingston, RI, and manufacturer of precision-performance polyester and polypropylene films, has named Scott Van Winter as vice-president and general manager of the Lumirror Polyester Film Division as of June 28. The Lumirror Division

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    Toray Launches TreaTear Plastic Films

    April 14, 2010 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Toray Plastics (America), Inc., headquartered in North Kingston, RI, and the only U.S. manufacturer of precision-performance polyester and polypropylene films, has recently launched its Torayfan TreaTear polypropylene sealant films that provide effortless precise directional tear for retort pouches. The new

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    Toray Appoints Sr. VP

    July 2, 2009 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Toray Plastics (America), Inc., North America’s only manufacturer of precision-performance polyester and polypropylene film, recently announced the promotion of Michael Brandmeier to the position of senior vice-president and invited to be a member of the board of directors. The transition

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    Toray Plastics (America) Announces Promotions

    June 18, 2009 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Toray Plastics (America), Inc.—manufacturer of precision-performance polyester and polypropylene film—has announced two promotions within its Lumirror Polyester Film Division. Tonya McBride Tonya McBride has been named national sales manager. McBride joined Toray in 2007 as a sales account manager and

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    People, March 2009

    April 2, 2009 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Mississauga, Ont.-based labels and labeling equipment supplier Weber Marking Systems of Canada has appointed Yves Collet as the company’s labeling system specialist for western Canada, to be based in Calgary, Alta. Swiss-headquartered specialty chemicals group Clariant Masterbatches has appointed Grant

  • Toray Plastics Enhances Environmental Profile

    March 19, 2009 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Toray Plastics (America), Inc., located in North Kingston, Rhode Island and North America’s only manufacturer of precision-performance polyester and polypropylene films, says that environmental projects launched in 2004 have improved its environmental profile and now annually save the company 17

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    Toray Plastics (America) Appoints New CEO

    January 13, 2009 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Toray Plastics (America), Inc., headquartered in North Kingston, RI, recently announced that Richard Schloesser has been named the company’s CEO and president, effective immediately. He is the first American to achieve the company’s highest-ranking position, and most recently served the

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    Appointments – October 2008

    October 28, 2008 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    WeighPack Systems Inc., Montreal-headquartered manufacturer of weighing and packaging equipment for food, chemical, pharmaceutical and hardware industry applications, has appointed Stephen Farruggio as regional sales manager for the territory comprising the U.S. states of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania;

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    Appointments – September 2008

    October 27, 2008 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Industrial automation devices and controls supplier Carlo Gavazzi (Canada) Inc. of Mississauga, Ont., has appointed Duncan Curd as vice-president of sales, and Scott Packford as sales representative for western Canada, responsible for sales throughout the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and


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