The innovation centre was unveiled during the company’s open house on Oct. 5 – an event that also drew record attendance, the company said.
Size reduction equipment manufacturer Rapid Granulator is making a major investment in machining equipment at its headquarters in Bredaryd, Sweden. Installation of three high-precision, highly automated machining centres, with a total investment of 4.5 million euros ($6.5 million Cdn), will…
Brigitte Rodriguez, the new regional sales manager, has more than 15 years of plastics industry experience.
The purchase represents Aurora Plastics’ initial expansion into the TPE market.
Resin distributor M. Holland Company is buying T&T Marketing, a distributor of polymer resins and compounds to the wire and cable market. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Headquartered in Andover, Mass., T&T has annual revenues of…
Injection molding machine maker Arburg GmbH + Co KG has welcomed its largest ever class of new trainees and students to its training centre at its headquarters in Lossburg, Germany.
Peninsula now has a total of 32 injection presses in its 90,000-square-foot facility, ranging from 25 tons to 1550 tons.
Plastics industry association veteran Russell Broome, who left the Society of Plastics Engineers where he was managing director, has joined the Washington, DC-based Plastics Industry Association as senior director of business development.
Blow molder Ring Container Technologies Corporation is being sold to MSD Partners LP, an investment business backed by Michael Dell, founder of Dell Inc. Ring Container, which reported annual sales of more than US$300 million, makes high density polyethylene and…
Jose Penaloza will rack up at least 20 trans-Pacific flights this year as part of his push to increase Japanese injection stretch-blow molding machine maker Aoki’s presence in Canada. That’s a lot of hang time, but it’s beginning to pay off.
Maillefer International Oy is a European supplier of wire, cable, pipe, and tube production technologies.
Nicholas Paradiso promoted to division manager, material handling and auxiliaries; Jason Long promoted to national sales manager, robots and automation.
US Extruders Inc., headquartered in Westerly, R.I., is a new start-up founded by industry veterans Bill Kramer and Dan Schilke. Kramer was a co-founder of extruder maker American Kuhne in 1997.
Hurricane Irma has forced the Society of Plastics Engineers Thermoforming Division to cancel the 26th annual SPE Thermoforming Conference, which had been scheduled for September 11-13 in Orlando, Fla.
Private equity firm Genstar Capital is nearing a deal to acquire Tekni-Plex Inc., a Wayne, Penn.-based manufacturer of medical packaging and tubing, from American Securities for roughly US$1.5 billion, a news report by Reuters says. American Securities acquired Tekni-Plex from…
Germany-based machinery maker KraussMaffei Group has named Matthias Sieverding as the manager of its extrusion segment. The 47-year old engineer and trained tool maker has been working for KraussMaffei for almost two decades with just one short interruption in between.…
New CEO Hanns-Peter Knaebel, 48, will take over from Ludger Bartels, who retires at the end of the year.
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.