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Moldmaking


June 4, 2016 News

Husky’s Schöttli wins supplier of the year award

by Canadian Plastics

The medical business of Husky Injection Molding Systems has been awarded a Process Innovation Supplier of the Year award from Becton Dickinson, a global medical technology company. Schöttli, a Husky Company, supports Becton Dickinson with molds for a variety of

May 25, 2016 News

Milacron invests to beef up aftermarket spare parts and service offerings

by Canadian Plastics

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

May 21, 2016 News

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

by Canadian Plastics

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

April 27, 2016 News

Automation, tooling supplier Zimmer opens Canadian subsidiary

by Canadian Plastics

German automation and tooling supplier Zimmer GmbH has opened a Canadian subsidiary in Barrie, Ont. “Zimmer Group Canada will support the growing customer base from coast to coast and will bring a stronger presence to the Canadian market,” the Rheinau,

April 25, 2016 Feature

INTEX TOOLING TECHNOLOGIES is cutting into the market

by Canadian Plastics

­ Coming out of the Great Recession, Canada’s manufacturing sector looked like scorched earth after a massive forest fire. But scorched earth sometimes encourages new growth. In post-recession Southern Ontario, one group of entrepreneurs surveyed the landscape and saw opportunity.

March 18, 2016 News

INTEX TOOLING TECHNOLOGIES is cutting into the market

by Canadian Plastics

Coming out of the Great Recession, Canada’s manufacturing sector looked like scorched earth after a massive forest fire. But scorched earth sometimes encourages new growth. In post-recession Southern Ontario, one group of entrepreneurs surveyed the landscape and saw opportunity. The

February 1, 2016 News

CTMA trades program graduates another 17 young workers

by Canadian Plastics

The Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) has just graduated 17 young workers from its 32-week Introductory Trades Training program. The program was designed by the CTMA and its member companies to help reduce youth unemployment in Windsor and Essex

January 25, 2016 Feature

CAVALIER TOOL & MANUFACTURING is sticking to the basics

by Canadian Plastics

­ We’ve all heard it from time to time — “So-and-so was born to do this job”. Unless you’re talking about Prince Charles, however, odds are it’s just a throwaway line. But with Brian Bendig, the president of Windsor, Ont.-based

November 18, 2015 News

Moldmaker Rocand opens facility in Mexico

by Canadian Plastics

Sainte-Foy, Que.-based mold maker Rocand Inc. is opening a manufacturing operation in Silao, Mexico, to supply local customers. The 4,128 m2 facility is equipped with high-speed 5-axis CNC machines and injection presses for mold making and plastic-part injection, both for

September 22, 2015 News

CAVALIER TOOL & MANUFACTURING is sticking to the basics

by Canadian Plastics

As it turns 40, this Windsor, Ont.-based moldmaker is doubling down on what it does best.

August 25, 2015 Feature

Lessons from Portugal’s improved moldmaking industry

by Canadian Plastics

­ Go back 30 years and many of Canada’s moldmakers and plastics processors probably had at least one or two Portuguese companies as go-to contacts on their rolodexes. With a centuries-old glass making tradition that crossed naturally over into creating

July 25, 2015 Feature

New era begins for an Oldcastle tool shop

by Canadian Plastics

­ Sean O’Neil, president of Cutting-Edge Technologies Ltd., on the shop floor. The company will be undergoing a US$10 million expansion and hiring spree due to a partnership with an American-based company. (Photo Credit: DAX MELMER/The Windsor Star) What with

May 26, 2015 News

DBM Reflex: the difference you can see

by Luc Boily, editor of Plastiques et moules

Quebec-based company offers in-depth expertise in the machining and manufacturing of molds for optical components and the molding of optical components.

May 13, 2015 News

New era begins for an Oldcastle tool shop

by Canadian Plastics

Cutting-Edge Technologies partners with U.S. company.

March 20, 2015 News

Aalbers Tool & Mold invests and grows

by Canadian Plastics

Company pursues new opportunities in aerospace sector with help from Ontario government funding.

February 23, 2015 News

NPE2015 shaping up to be largest ever

by Canadian Plastics

Record number of exhibitors to occupy record amount of space; 43% of exhibitors and 28% of visitors will come from outside the U.S.

February 10, 2015 News

Haidlmair Group buys majority of Ontario toolmaker Tesan Mould

by Canadian Plastics

Austria-based toolmaker Haidlmair Group has strengthened its North American base by purchasing a majority stake in Concord, Ont.-based moldmaker Tesan Mould Inc. Haidlmair Group operates 10 plants in six countries, including a service centre in the U.S. Founded in 1979,

November 19, 2014 News

Ontario manufacturing industries team up to address critical skills shortage

by Canadian Plastics

Four manufacturing organizations have banded together to hire and train unemployed/underemployed youth in a bid to address a critical shortage of CNC machinists in Ontario.

November 5, 2014 News

Todd Castile is DME’s new director of sales, Americas

by Canadian Plastics

Mold technology provider DME Company has a new director of sales for the Americas.

October 27, 2014 News

Ted Callighen is new president of CTMA

by Canadian Plastics

The Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) has elected Ted Callighen as its new president.