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Husky shares in SPE automotive award

Bolton, Ont.-based injection molding equipment supplier Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd., in partnership with C...


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November 20, 2006 by Canadian Plastics

Bolton, Ont.-based injection molding equipment supplier Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd., in partnership with Chrysler, Lear and thermoplastic elastomer manufacturer Kraiburg, was awarded top honour in the Process/Assembly/Enabling Technologies category at the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Automotive Innovation Awards, held in Detroit on Nov.13.
The award was presented for a two-material door panel, for the 2007 Dodge Caliber, that is being produced on a 1,820 ton (16,500 kN) Husky Quadloc two-material rotary machine. The part features a substrate with soft-touch overmolding.
“We’re honored to play a role in this prestigious award and to be recognized as a company that is driving valuable innovation in the automotive industry,” Rich Sieradzki, Husky’s Vice President of Service and Sales, North America, said. “This application is just one example of how we’re working with industry leaders to develop innovative solutions for some of the most challenging automotive plastics applications.”
The award is the second SPE Automotive Innovation Award presented to Husky in the past three years. Husky also was part of the group that won in the Process/Assembly/Enabling Technologies category in 2004 for a two-shot instrument panel for the 2005 Ford Mustang.
In addition to its Bolton facility, Husky has manufacturing centres in the U.S., Luxembourg and China, and approximately 40 service and sales offices worldwide.