The association also unveiled a new logo, designed to reflect the six facets of the plastics industry supply chain, including brand owners, equipment manufacturers, material suppliers, moldmakers, processors, and recyclers.
Volumes in both Canada and Mexico posted double-digit year-over-year advances, while U.S. purchases exceeded expectations and lifted year-to-date sales above a year ago.
Tokyo-based injection molding machine maker Nissei Plastic Industrial Co. is investing US$13 million to build an 115,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in San Antonio, Tex., according to local news agencies. As reported this week in the San Antonio Informer and My San…
Aurora, Ont.-based auto parts supplier wins Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed to leave in place its greenhouse gas emissions standards for light vehicles through the 2025 model year. Many in the auto industry aren’t happy with the decision.
Auxiliary equipment supplier ACS Group has opened a new state-of-the-art technology centre, just down the road from its primary manufacturing operation New Berlin, Wis. According to ACS, the goal of the centre is to provide a customer showcase for products,…
The purchase will see Swiss-based Gurit increase its European-based PET production capacity to add to the company’s existing PET operations in China.
U.S. purchases exceeded expectations, buoyed by improving economic conditions and enhanced promotions.
The project is scheduled to start after the interpack 2017 trade show in May 2017 and should be completed in summer 2019, in time for the staging of K 2019 in October of that year.
Hartsville, S.C.-based Novolex operates more than seven packaging-related companies.
CNC Software is the developer of the widely-used Mastercam CNC programming software package.
Polycorp Ltd. won in the Manufacturing & Resources (Large Manufacturer) category, and Corma Inc. won the Leadership category.
Two names associated with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s fledgling cabinet have ties to the plastics industry. Trump’s nominee for Education Secretary is Elizabeth DeVos, the daughter of Edgar Prince, the founder of Holland, Mich.-based automotive parts supplier Prince Automotive. Edgar…
Chemical maker DuPont is now accepting entries for its coveted DuPont Award for Packaging Innovation awards program Entries will be received through Feb. 10, 2017. Forms and information are accessible at this link. “As the industry’s longest-running, global, independently judged…
Automotive parts supplier Magna International Inc. reported record third quarter and year to date results in November. The Aurora, Ont.-based company’s Q3 2016 sales were up by 16%, well above 3% growth in global light vehicle production. “We posted sales…
The company announced a net profit of 304 million euros in the third quarter of 2016 compared to 257 million euros in the third quarter of 2015.
Headquartered in Clarkston, Mich., General Polymer Thermoplastic Materials LLC opened its doors in October 2016. Simcoe Plastics Ltd. is the firm’s partner in Canada.
Based at Michigan Innovation Headquarters, a co-work campus facility in Ann Arbor, the centre will consist of several labs for R&D and analytics.
Private equity firm Edgewater Capital is acquiring the Evans City, Pa. site as part of the transaction.
Chemical supplier Sabic is opening a new pilot plant in The Netherlands for the development of next-generation polypropylene resins. Located in Sittard-Geleen, the facility – which is scheduled to open in March 2017 – will use gas-phase polymerization technology, and…