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.”
Dr. Stefan Kruppa will be the new head of machine technology effective August 1.
Hot runner systems supplier Incoe Corporation USA has announced plans to build a new US$20 million, 135,000-square-foot global headquarters facility in Auburn Hills, Mich. Currently headquartered in Troy, Mich., Incoe’s new HQ – which will be located in the Oakland…
Extrusion equipment maker battenfeld-cincinnati USA has made a series of appointments designed to strengthen its sales and service team in the U.S. and North America. The McPherson, Kansas-based company has named Marko Koorneef as its new director of sales. Koorneef…
Injection molding machine maker Engel North America has appointed Quebec-based sales agency Auxiplast Inc. as its sales representative in Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. Located in York, Pa., Engel North America is part of Austria-based Engel Group, which manufactures…
The five-year expansion plan includes investing in new imaging systems equipment and improved infrastructure, including state-of-the-art industrial computed tomography systems for inspecting large parts.
The line, which was installed in April 2016 in the plastics recycling facility of Canadian water bottler Ice River Springs in Feversham, Ont., has delivered higher than expected production output and minimized the purge rate by 40 per cent.
The Plastics Industry Association has hired association veteran Scott DeFife to serve as its vice president of government affairs. DeFife will lead federal, state and regulatory affairs, oversee advocacy and serve as the staff liaison to the Public Policy Committee,…
Transit bus and motor coach manufacturer New Flyer Industries Inc. is buying a Winnipeg-based Carlson Engineered Composites Inc. – a manufacturer responsible for a key part of its supply chain – for US$13 million. “The acquisition of Carlson will allow…
Strong injection machine orders across Europe make it necessary for Milacron to keep its
Malterdingen, Germany operations open longer than anticipated. The plant was originally scheduled to close by the end of 2017.
German injection molding machine manufacturer Arburg GmbH & Co. KG has won an award from the German state of Baden-Wurttemburg for its work in Industry 4.0. The “100 Centres of Industry 4.0 Excellence in Baden-Württemberg” award was given to Lossburg,…
The Austria-based injection molding machine, robot, and auxiliary equipment maker saw sales increase 5% over 2015.
Made possible in part by a $2 million pledge from Toray Plastics, the new University of Rhode Island engineering complex gives Toray naming rights for building’s atrium.
In France, Sepro will increase production capacity at its headquarters facility in La Roche-sur-Yon, and launch a new global training facility nearby. In the U.S., Sepro will add large-robot assembly capabilities to the systems integration and service operations already in place at its operation in Pittsburgh, Pa.
The Swiss-based automation supplier will officially open its new Montreal headquarters, which will house corporate leadership, R&D, manufacturing, assembly and testing.
The 15 million euro (Cdn$22 million) investment will see expansions and remodeling in the facility’s production plant and administrative area.
Austria-based Engel reports increased annual revenues for the third time in a row – and up 8.6 per cent from last year.
Shipped to food packager Meiwa Embalagens, the cling PVC cast film line is capable of producing thicknesses in the range of 8-16µm, with a die width of 2.2 meters.
Industry veteran Steve Bell is teaming with Shadow Automation’s Larry Bonehill to better serve injection molders in the province.