Culture and Values

What Moves Us 

For decades, Canplas has provided a comprehensive range of thermoplastic materials, products and accessories for a wide spectrum of demanding markets and applications. While we’ve developed a reputation for excellence and reliability, our commitment to performance goes beyond our products. Focused on innovation, growth and a customer-first culture, we thrive on exceeding expectations. Our success begins and ends with our talented team of people who share our vision. 

Health and Safety at Canplas 

Employees are our most valuable asset at Canplas—and protecting their health and safety is paramount. Our commitment to excellence means we operate our sites with accountability, reliability and integrity, and we strive for a goal of zero workplace-related injuries.

 Across our sites, Canplas is committed to: 

    • Providing and maintaining a safe and healthy work environment, with our line managers at the forefront of ensuring health and safety policies are implemented and carefully followed 
    • Providing employees with the training and work systems needed to carry out their work safely, including requiring employees to report any unsafe or unhealthy work conditions or practices 
    • Going above and beyond applicable health and safety laws: we make sure all of our employees carry out tasks safely, regardless of their perceived urgency or importance 
    • Continuously improving compliance to our health and safety standards and in our overall health and safety performance by measuring the effectiveness of our system

A Leader in Sustainability 

Canplas is leading the way toward a sustainable future by putting sustainability at the heart of our products, manufacturing processes and research and development.  

Our commitment to sustainability builds on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: 

Clean Water and Sanitation 

We deliver affordable, innovative, long-lasting solutions to make critical public services such as clean water and sanitation accessible. 

Sustainable Cities and Communities 

Canplas is at the forefront of research and development for piping systems that minimize carbon footprint, reduce resource use and endure for centuries. 

Responsible Consumption and Production 

Recycling, reusing, reinvestment and reduced resource consumption drive our operations—from minimizing resource use through LED lighting across all facilities to recycling resources wherever possible including water, wood pallets or through regrinding our factory scrap directly into new pipe. 

Climate Action 

By selecting the most energy-efficient equipment, continually improving our manufacturing practices and innovating to reduce our environmental impact, we are working to engineer a sustainable future

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