Russell Broome, the managing director of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), will be stepping down at the end of August 2017. Broome has over 25 years of involvement with the Bethel, Conn.-based SPE, including a term as president of…
Negri Bossi North America’s current HQ is located in New Castle, Delaware. Completion and move-in at the new HQ is anticipated for January 2018.
A supplier of wire, cable, pipe, and tube production technologies, Maillefer is headquartered in Vantaa, Finland and Ecublens, Switzerland.
The Vaughan, Ont.-based firm celebrates one decade of representing Maguire Products and Novatec Inc. in Canada.
The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Thermoforming Division has awarded scholarships to three top-ranking U.S. university students. The recipients are: The Bill Benjamin Memorial Scholarship, awarded to Michael Green, Western Michigan University. “Michael Green is from Jackson, Miss.,” SPE said. “His…
But operating earnings for the Cincinnati, Ohio-based company for the second quarter of 2017 decreased 19.9% to US$28.6 million compared to operating earnings of US$35.7 million in the prior year period.
The American daughter company of France-based robots and automation maker Sepro Group now accounts for approximately one-quarter of the company’s total global sales.
The Italian company expands its international presence.
Injection molding machine maker Arburg GmbH & Co. KG has started construction on a new training centre at its headquarters in Lossburg, Germany. The new multi-storey building will provide 13,700 square metres of usable space and represents an investment of…
The footprint of the plant in Kunshan City, Jiangsu, China will nearly double, Milacron said.
German injection molding machine maker Arburg GmbH & Co. KG recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of the founding of its first subsidiary in China. The “25 years of Arburg in China” celebrations kicked off at an evening event in Shanghai on…
The Flex Preferred Supplier Awards are intended to recognize “outstanding performance, strategic value-add, excellent service, innovation and collaboration.”
Schwertberg, Austria-based Engel said it has added the extra space at its Center for Lightweight Composite Technologies, which works to speed up introduction of new technologies on the market.
The new facility will be used for manufacturing, warehousing and storage. Twenty new jobs will be created, including positions in engineering, management and production.
In a bid to expand its global flexible packaging and thermoforming plastics operations, Sonoco Products Co. is acquiring Clear Lam Packaging for US$170 million. Founded in 1969, Clear Lam develops and manufactures flexible and rigid packaging materials – including multi-layer…
Headquartered in Woodbridge, Ont., Salbro also operates in Quebec and Newfoundland.
Propack specializes in the production of HDPE and PET bottles for home care. The purchase is Alpla’s second acquisition in June 217.
Under the terms of a new global collaboration agreement, KraussMaffei will be able to offer injection molding machines with Roctool’s “HD Plastics” inductive mold heating technology within their DMH technology (Dynamic Mold Heating) and can also supply this directly if required.
Gerry Sposato will be responsible for sales of new capital equipment for Davis-Standard’s sheet and foam product lines in the province of Ontario, and in the U.S. states of Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, western Pennsylvania, and Ohio.
Wittmann Battenfeld Inc., the U.S. branch of Austrian plastics processing equipment maker Wittmann Group, has won filtration specialist and customer Mann+Hummel USA Inc.’s NAFTA 2016 Supplier Excellence Award for “Customer Service and Reliability.”