Kohlberg completes acquisition of Bemis Healthcare Packaging Europeby Canadian Plastics
Bemis Healthcare Packaging operates facilities in Clara, Ireland; Derry, Northern Ireland, UK; and Elsham, UK.
Bunting Magnetics rebrands on its 60th anniversaryby Canadian Plastics
The magnetic technology supplier’s group-wide rebranding will bring all subsidiaries under the single brand name of “Bunting”.
Plastics Industry Association names Tony Radoszewski as new president, CEOby Canadian Plastics
Radoszewski, a plastics industry veteran with nearly 40 years of experience in the field and the current president of the Plastics Pipe Institute, will take over his new role on Sept. 16.
Nordson appoints Marc Delplace as new eastern Canada sales managerby Canadian Plastics
Dispensing equipment maker Nordson Corp. has a new regional sales manager for eastern Canada. The Westlake, Ohio-based company has named plastics industry veteran Marc Delplace as its regional sales manager for plasticating and melt delivery components. He will be responsible…
Bunting Magnetics turns 60by Canadian Plastics
Founded in August 1959, the family-owned company designs, manufactures, and sells magnetic equipment used in applications such as magnetic separation, metal detection, conveyor systems, and magnetic printing cylinders.
Hillenbrand buying Milacron for $2 billionby Canadian Plastics
The combined company is expected to generate annual sales of approximately US$3 billion and free cash flow of more than US$325 million by 2021.
SPE Thermoforming Division awards scholarships to five studentsby Canadian Plastics
The recipients are four undergraduates and one graduate student, and will support their continuing studies and active participation in plastics.
Reifenhäuser breaks ground on new production facilityby Canadian Plastics
The new 3,000-square-meter production and assembly hall for flat dies at the company’s headquarters in Troisdorf, Germany is scheduled to open in spring 2020.
KraussMaffei rebrands itself ahead of K showby Canadian Plastics
The rebranding, which will remove “Netstal” from the company name, merges the company’s brands for injection molding, extrusion, and reaction process technologies under the single brand of KraussMaffei.
Milacron completes sale of Uniloy blow molding businessby Canadian Plastics
The new Uniloy organization will be led by President and CEO Brian Marston, a veteran of the plastics and blow molding industry with more than 35 years of professional experience.
Lanxess intensifies its blow molding activitiesby Canadian Plastics
The German specialty chemicals company is setting up a global team to develop blow molding materials and also commissioning a new blow molding system at its technical centre in Dormagen.
Milacron considering selling its Cimcool division: reportby Canadian Plastics
Bloomberg sources say the plastics machinery maker is working with an adviser to look at options for the unit, which produces coolants and lubricants for industrial machinery.
Tekni-Plex purchases Italian healthcare packaging manufacturer Lameplastby Canadian Plastics
Lameplast, the twelfth acquisition made by Tekni-Plex in the past five years, will become part of its global Tekni-Films business.
Arburg breaks ground on expansion at U.S. headquartersby Canadian Plastics
The German injection molding machine maker broke ground on a 23,000-square-foot expansion at its Rocky Hill, Conn. headquarters on June 14.
American Chemistry Council names Christopher Jahn as new president and CEOby Canadian Plastics
Jahn currently serves as president and CEO of the Fertilizer Institute, and will succeed outgoing ACC head Cal Dooley in October 2019.
Engel names Michael Traxler as head of its mold technology divisionby Canadian Plastics
Industry veteran Traxler joined Engel in 2015 and previously headed the company’s packaging business unit in North America.
Consolidated Container buying pharmaceutical packaging supplier Tri State Distributionby Canadian Plastics
Headquartered in Tennessee, Tri State is said to be one of the largest manufacturers of prescription packaging in the U.S.
Tekni-Plex completes acquisition of three Amcor manufacturing unitsby Canadian Plastics
The facilities – located in Madison and Milwaukee, Wis., and Ashland, Mass. – will provide a broad portfolio of sterilizable medical device packaging substrates including coated and uncoated Tyvek, heat-seal and cold-seal coated paper and films, medical grade laminates and die-cut lids and labels.
PET Technologies says aloha to Hawaiian water bottlerby Canadian Plastics
As part of its push into North America, the Austria-based maker of blow molding machines recently sold an APF-6004 automatic stretch blow molding unit for PET bottles to Hawaiian bottled water supplier Waiākea Water.
W. Amsler makes first commercial sale for its PET barrier growlerby Canadian Plastics
The beer growler was sold to Arch Brewing, of Newmarket, Ont., as a lightweight, event-friendly plastic alternative to glass.