Molded Precision Components is pursuing perfection
Located near Barrie, Ont., this full-service engineering, product development, and injection molding specialist produces over 70 million high-precision plastic parts each year. And you could probably count the rejects on the fingers of one hand.
Toronto’s CCL Industries buys Spanish apparel label maker Eti-Textil
Eti-Textil will become part of CCL’s Apparel Labeling Systems business.
Canada’s first contact lens recycling program kicks off
Created by eye care specialist Bausch + Lomb and recycler TerraCycle, contact lens wearers can now recycle their lenses and blister packs.
Unbottled potential: Nova Scotia beach house made from 620,000 recycled PET bottles
Built by construction company JD Composites, the 2,000-square-foot, three-bedroom home has opened up a new way of turning plastic waste into eco-friendly housing.
Husky names Tony Black to lead Customer Success Management organization
Husky’s CSM organization was formed in 2017 with the goal of providing improved support for its systems in the field.
Concours Mold buys assets of Valiant Tool and Mold
The transaction marks the first acquisition for Windsor, Ont.-based Concours under the ownership of Crestview Partners, a New York-based private equity firm, which bought Concours in May 2019.
APMA launches Project Arrow, an all-Canadian zero-emissions concept vehicle
The project, aimed to be completed by 2022, an effort to meet the Canadian federal government’s call for a zero-emission future by 2050.
Contract awarded to build new petrochemical facility outside Edmonton
Once in service, the petrochemical site will produce about 550,000 tonnes of polypropylene per year.
Belplas now reps injection press maker Niigata Machine Techno in Canada
Niigata is the North American subsidiary of Japan-based Niigata Machine Techno Co. Ltd.
CCL Industries buying Polish BOPP film company Flexpol for $22 million
The deal gives Toronto-based CCL the capability to deliver label films in Europe using the same technology it has in place at Innovia Mexico for the Americas.
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Injection molding machine maker Woojin has new Canadian representation
The Korean-based company is now being represented by Plastic Automation Engineering Inc. in all provinces except Quebec.
W. Amsler Equipment Inc. just turned 25
And the company’s Swiss-born founder and industry veteran Werner Amsler still takes pride in staying ahead of the technology curve.
Ontario investing $3 million in training pilot for automotive, advanced manufacturing
The program will provide short duration training to help unemployed, underutilized workers, or those at-risk of being laid off.
Ontario-based slitting, rewinding machinery maker Deacro Industries bought by Davis-Standard
This is Davis-Standard’s second purchase of a Canadian company in less than two years: in June 2018, it acquired blown film machinery maker Brampton Engineering Inc.
Belplas moves to larger offices in Vaughan, Ont.
The machinery sales firm’s new office is located at 9131 Keele St.
Northspec Chemicals now distributing Stahl Polymers’ portfolio in Canada
Stahl said the appointment of Toronto-based Northspec – which specializes in chemicals and coatings for construction and architectural applications – will strengthen its sales in the Canadian construction market.
Husky honours Beckhoff with EMEA Supplier Award
The award, presented during the K trade show in October, recognizes a 20-year development partnership in injection molding machines.
Kevin Bell joins Belplas as sales manager for Ontario
Bell has over 25 years of experience in the plastics industry, with expertise in material handling, refrigeration, and material conveying.
Primary plastics machinery shipments in North America down in Q3
Compared to last quarter, total shipments of injection molding and extrusion machinery dropped by 0.5% to US$293.7 million in the third quarter of 2019, new figures from the Plastics Industry Association show.