Category
Moldmaking


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.

October 27, 2014 News

Auto parts sector must invest to thrive: DesRosiers

by Canadian Plastics

There are good days ahead for Canada’s automotive parts makers and toolmakers – but only the companies that invest in manpower, technology, and research and development will reap the full benefits, according to Canadian…

October 24, 2014 News

Milacron names Bruce Chalmers as new CFO

by Canadian Plastics

Cincinnati, Ohio-based plastics processing equipment maker Milacron LLC has appointed Bruce Chalmers as chief financial officer.

October 24, 2014 News

Moldmaker Unique Tool adding new capital equipment, staff

by Canadian Plastics

Windsor, Ont.-based moldmaker Unique Tool & Gauge is making a multi-million dollar capital equipment investment, and has also announced plans to hire at least 30 new workers.

October 1, 2014 News

Windsor Mold Expo event is coming up

by Canadian Plastics

On October 23, 2014, the tabletop Windsor Mold Expo, organized by Canadian Plastics, will take place in Windsor, Ont.

September 21, 2014 News

Reko International lands major precision machining contract

by Canadian Plastics

Ontario-based tooling supplier Reko International Group Inc. has signed a three-year, multi-million dollar machining contract.

August 15, 2014 News

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…

June 3, 2014 News

Incoe opens new European headquarters

by Canadian Plastics

Hot runner and specialized tooling maker Incoe Corporation has opened its new consolidated European headquarters in Rödermark, Germany.

May 22, 2014 News

Milacron forms tooling partnership with Big 3 Precision Molds

by Canadian Plastics

Plastics processing equipment maker Milacron has made a tooling partnership with blow mold manufacturing company Big 3 Precision Molds to develop and commercialize injection blow molding technology, including turn-key systems.

May 16, 2014 News

Protoplast is having a very good year

by Canadian Plastics

Sometimes the stars and planets align and — through a combination of talent, hard work, timing, and a bit of luck — you wind up having a very good year. Elvis had one in 1956, for example, and so did Wayne Gretzky in 1982. And it…

February 18, 2014 News

Kurt Curtis named Incoe’s general manager, North America

by Canadian Plastics

Hot runner systems manufacturer Incoe Corporation USA has promoted Kurt Curtis to general manager of its North American operations.

February 11, 2014 News

Axel Plastics Research names new Canadian sales rep

by Canadian Plastics

Mold release and process aid additives maker Axel Plastics Research Laboratories Inc., headquartered in Woodside, N.Y., has named Larry Lambert as Midwest and Pacific Northwest regional sales manager, also responsible for the provinces of…

February 11, 2014 News

Milacron appoints Bruce Catoen as chief technology officer

by Canadian Plastics

Cincinnati, Ohio-based equipment maker Milacron LLC has named Bruce Catoen as the company’s chief technology officer (CTO). 

February 4, 2014 News

CTMA appoints new executive director

by Canadian Plastics

Les Payne, the longtime executive director of the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA), is stepping down, to be replaced by Robert Cattle.