Canadian Plastics

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Moldmaking

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June 17, 2016  

AarKel buys majority stake in Platinum Tool Technologies

In a deal involving two well-known Southern Ontario moldmakers,

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June 4, 2016  

Husky’s Schöttli wins supplier of the year award

The medical business of Husky Injection Molding Systems has

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May 25, 2016  

Milacron invests to beef up aftermarket spare parts and service offerings

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

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May 21, 2016  

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

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

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April 27, 2016  

Automation, tooling supplier Zimmer opens Canadian subsidiary

German automation and tooling supplier Zimmer GmbH has opened

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April 25, 2016  

INTEX TOOLING TECHNOLOGIES is cutting into the market

­ Coming out of the Great Recession, Canada’s manufacturing

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March 18, 2016  

INTEX TOOLING TECHNOLOGIES is cutting into the market

Coming out of the Great Recession, Canada’s manufacturing sector

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February 1, 2016  

CTMA trades program graduates another 17 young workers

The Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) has just

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January 25, 2016  

CAVALIER TOOL & MANUFACTURING is sticking to the basics

­ We’ve all heard it from time to time

News
November 18, 2015  

Moldmaker Rocand opens facility in Mexico

Sainte-Foy, Que.-based mold maker Rocand Inc. is opening a

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September 22, 2015  

CAVALIER TOOL & MANUFACTURING is sticking to the basics

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

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August 25, 2015  

Lessons from Portugal’s improved moldmaking industry

­ Go back 30 years and many of Canada’s

Feature
July 25, 2015  

New era begins for an Oldcastle tool shop

­ Sean O’Neil, president of Cutting-Edge Technologies Ltd., on

News
May 26, 2015  

DBM Reflex: the difference you can see

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

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May 13, 2015  

New era begins for an Oldcastle tool shop

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

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March 20, 2015  

Aalbers Tool & Mold invests and grows

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

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February 23, 2015  

NPE2015 shaping up to be largest ever

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

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February 10, 2015  

Haidlmair Group buys majority of Ontario toolmaker Tesan Mould

Austria-based toolmaker Haidlmair Group has strengthened its North American

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November 19, 2014  

Ontario manufacturing industries team up to address critical skills shortage

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.

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November 5, 2014  

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

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

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October 27, 2014  

Ted Callighen is new president of CTMA

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

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October 27, 2014  

Auto parts sector must invest to thrive: DesRosiers

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…

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October 24, 2014  

Milacron names Bruce Chalmers as new CFO

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

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October 24, 2014  

Moldmaker Unique Tool adding new capital equipment, staff

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.

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October 1, 2014  

Windsor Mold Expo event is coming up

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

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September 21, 2014  

Reko International lands major precision machining contract

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

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August 15, 2014  

Lessons from Portugal’s improved moldmaking industry

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…

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June 3, 2014  

Incoe opens new European headquarters

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

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May 22, 2014  

Milacron forms tooling partnership with Big 3 Precision Molds

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.

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May 16, 2014  

Protoplast is having a very good year

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…

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February 18, 2014  

Kurt Curtis named Incoe’s general manager, North America

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

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February 11, 2014  

Axel Plastics Research names new Canadian sales rep

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…