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May 25, 2016 News

Milacron invests to beef up aftermarket spare parts and service offerings

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The company has invested $25 million over the past 12 months.

May 25, 2016 News

Ontario medical device maker Epocal to boost production with $10.5 million expansion

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Project has $1.5 million in funding from Eastern Ontario Development Fund.

May 25, 2016 News

Magna to build new aluminum casting plant in UK

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Aurora, Ont.-based auto parts supplier Magna International Inc. has announced plans to build a new world-class aluminum casting facility in Telford, United Kingdom, to support Jaguar Land Rover, the UK’s leading vehicle manufacturer. The new facility is expected to be

May 24, 2016 News

KraussMaffei turns 50 in the U.S.

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Over 400 attend open house in Florence, Kentucky on May 18-19.

May 23, 2016 News

Bekum consolidates its production division

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Blow molding machine maker also moves its headquarters to Berlin.

May 23, 2016 News

Magna opens exteriors facility in Mexico

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Aurora, Ont.-based auto parts supplier Magna International Inc. has opened its Magna Exteriors Queretaro, a newly constructed facility in Queretaro, Mexico, for manufacturing automotive exterior products. Company officials were joined by Queretaro Governor Francisco Dominguez Servien and other members of

May 21, 2016 News

Auto parts molder, moldmaker getting Ont. gov’t funding

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Lakeside Plastics and Integrity Tool and Mold are receiving the money from the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund.

May 20, 2016 News

Oerlemans Packaging buys laminated film maker Flexpak

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Both companies are based in The Netherlands.

May 18, 2016 News

Sacmi Group recorded record profits in 2015

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Italy-based machine manufacturer Sacmi Group reported record-breaking sales of 1.35 billion euros in 2015, which represents 3 million euros in higher net profit than 2014. “Like its parent company Sacmi Imola, the Sacmi Group closes the year with a result

May 18, 2016 News

Chinese firm Midea makes takeover offer for robotics specialist Kuka

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Shareholder Midea is offering US$5.2 billion for Kuka, an Associated Press news story is saying.

May 17, 2016 News

Sepro launches Austria Hungary sales and service office

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Opening follows a record sales year in 2015.

May 16, 2016 News

Messe Düsseldorf creates “interpack alliance” trade show brand

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The new umbrella brand covers all of Messe Düsseldorf’s processing and packaging trade fairs.

May 16, 2016 News

DuPont announces 2016 Packaging Innovation Award winners

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Graham Packaging wins big for new hot-fill, pasteurized food container.

May 14, 2016 News

Honeywell to spin off its resins and chemicals business

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The new company, to be named AdvanSix Inc., will be spun off by early 2017.

May 13, 2016 News

Amcor buys Toronto packaging supplier Plastic Moulders

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Australia-based packaging supplier Amcor Ltd. has purchased Toronto’s Plastic Moulders Ltd., a rigid plastics business that manufactures containers and closures for the food and home personal care markets in North America, for $38 million. Founded over 40 years ago, the

May 12, 2016 News

Evonik buys Air Products’ performance materials division

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The deal expands Germany-based Evonik’s North American footprint in specialty and coating additives market.

May 11, 2016 News

Ineos selling EPS business to Poland’s Synthos S.A.

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Specialty chemicals maker Ineos Enterprises has agreed to sell its expanded polystyrene (EPS) business to Polish chemical supplier Synthos SA for 80 million euros (Cdn$117 million). Ineos Styrenics produces high quality EPS for the building, construction and packaging industries at

May 11, 2016 News

Nova Chemicals opens Centre for Performance Applications in Calgary

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Facility expansion and equipment investments allow for increased innovation and customer collaboration within polyethylene resins business, Nova said.

May 10, 2016 News

Berry Plastics Canada adding stretch film capacity

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With funding help from Ontario provincial government, Belleville, Ont.-based firm is undertaking a $7.8 million investment project.

May 10, 2016 News

New tech center specializes in MuCell process

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Injection molding technology supplier Trexel Inc. has entered into a strategic partnership with SA Engineering, a new venture which has opened a new trial facility built for technical collaboration using state-of-the-art Engel injection molding equipment and the latest MuCell foaming systems.