Canadian Plastics: Canada, plastics & COVID-19
by Canadian Plastics
COVID-19 is causing a global economic disaster, and Canada’s plastics industry isn’t being spared the effects
Both in Canada and beyond, the impact of the pandemic on demand for plastic goods has been nuanced. Processors with the most exposure to the transportation and restaurant segments have been hit hardest, while soaring demand for healthcare products and frenzied consumer buying of necessities as lockdowns took effect in different regions have bolstered other product makers.