CPIA is currently accepting nominations until July 21, 2017 for awards in the Leader of the Year, Plastics Industry Young Leaders, Canplast, Lifetime Achievement, Innovator, and Sustainability categories.
Braskem will commit up to US$675 million in investment capital towards the design and construction of the new facility, which it calls the largest PP production line in the Americas.
An improved Prairie Provinces outlook is powering new vehicle purchases by Canadian businesses to a 10-year high, a new report from Scotiabank says.
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.”
Tooling manufacturer Emuge Corporation is partnering with Open Mind Technologies AG, a developer of CAM/CAD software solutions, to supply high productivity machining solutions for the North American market. The formal partnership follows several years in which the two firms, both…
Sarah Marshall, leader of technical services for Nova Chemicals Corporation, was elected chair of the Board.
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…
The six companies, which provide aerospace parts and services, will benefit from funding announced by Canada’s innovation minister at the Paris Air Show.
As reported by the Associated Press, union officials say the Lordstown plant, which makes the Chevy Cruze, and the Fairfax plant in Kansas City, which makes the mid-size Chevy Malibu, will close for as many as five weeks.
The headlights will have their market debut on the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse.
For the third straight year, flexible packaging supplier ProAmpac has won a Spirit of Excellence Award from its customer Hormel Foods.
Germany-based chemical supplier Wacker Chemie AG has opened its new silicones R&D center in Ann Arbor, Mich. that will be used to develop new products for its customers in the U.S. and Canada. In a statement, Wacker said the facility…
Masterbatch supplier Ampacet Canada has named Kally Peters as its account executive responsible for sales in the province of Ontario. Peters reports to Michael Dubreuil, Ampacet Canada’s sales manager. Peters has more than 33 years of industry experience, most recently…
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.
Golfers at the annual SPE Ontario and CAMM annual tournaments shot aces.
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.