CIAC welcomes new member Diamond Petrochemicals Canada and new Plastics Division members Nexeo Plastics and Scotty Manufacturing

October 20, the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) welcomed several new members. Diamond Petrochemicals Canada Corp. (DPCC) has joined the CIAC as a full member and Nexeo Plastics and Scotty Manufacturing have joined the CIAC’s Plastics Division, further expanding membership across all areas of Canada’s chemistry and plastics value chains.

“CIAC is so pleased to have Diamond Petrochemicals Canada Corp., Nexeo Plastics and Scotty Manufacturing join our association and we look forward to benefiting from their knowledge and experience,” said Bob Masterson, President and CEO of CIAC. “Their stated commitments to innovation and sustainability make each one of them a great fit for our organization.”

DPCC is located in Sarnia, Ontario and since 2021 has owned and operated Canada’s sole 1,3-Butadiene extraction unit. 1,3-Butadiene is a raw material for synthetic rubber and it is found in production of tires as well as in many essential industrial and consumer goods. DPCC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, one of the largest Japanese trading houses.

“DPCC holds its commitment to environment, health and safety compliance with utmost importance. We ensure our business partners and stakeholders share the same vision and practice of corporate social responsibility and place highest priority on key quality-of-life issues,” said Masaaki Yokoyama of DPCC. “Our commitment to these ethics made joining CIAC and committing to the codes of practice within Responsible Care a natural choice for our company.”

Nexeo Plastics is a leading global thermoplastic resin distributor that is committed to going beyond logistics, providing resources, market insight, and customized solutions that fit the needs of businesses to help them achieve success.

“As a leader in plastics distribution in Canada, we believe that Nexeo Plastics should take part in critical conversations about the future of the plastics industry in this country. Our participation in CIAC will allow us to advocate for our industry and to convey how we can partner with key stakeholders to develop sustainable solutions for our country and our planet,” said Romelia Hinojosa, Corporate Communications Manager, Nexeo Plastics.

Founded in 1952 in Victoria, BC and now headquartered in Sidney, BC, Scotty Manufacturing pioneered the use of plastics in the manufacturing of salmon fishing lures and other marine products. Since its inception, Scotty has had a commitment to quality, fair pricing and unmatched service.