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June 19, 2018 News

Tekni-Plex buys healthcare, performance lidstock, induction seal and specialty lamination businesses from Oracle Packaging

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Going forward, these product lines will become part of Tri-Seal, a Tekni-Plex business.

June 13, 2018 News

Pretium to expand Illinois and Texas PET bottle plants

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The Texas plant will be expanded by 52,000 square feet, while Pretium is also nearing completion of a 54,000-square-foot expansion for its Aurora, Illinois plant to provide additional manufacturing and warehousing space.

June 13, 2018 News

Nordson merges its BKG pelletizer and melt delivery equipment businesses

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The combined business entity, called Nordson BKG GmbH, will be headquartered in a newly expanded facility in Münster, Germany.

June 9, 2018 News

Wittmann Battenfeld expands in France, Germany

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Wittmann Battenfeld France SAS, the French subsidiary of the Wittmann Group, is expanding in the immediate vicinity of its existing company HQ in Moirans; and Wittmann Robot Systeme in Nuremberg has just finished an expansion that extended the office building to meet the needs of the departments dealing with automation systems.

June 6, 2018 News

ORBIS Corp. reorganizes U.S. manufacturing facilities

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The plastic recycling bin maker will shift production and cut jobs in the reorganization, and expand sales and design centers.

June 3, 2018 News

Brampton Engineering bought by Davis-Standard

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Brampton, Ont.-based BE manufactures blown film technology including its multilayer AeroFrost air-blown and AquaFrost water-quenched film systems, its Vector air rings, and the SCD coextrusion die.

June 1, 2018 News

NPE2018 drew more than 56,000 attendees

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The 56,034 confirmed registered attendees, which is a 1.7 per cent increase compared to NPE2015, came from almost 19,000 unique companies.

June 1, 2018 News

Kirk Winstead is new president of Conair Group

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Winstead replaces former Conair president Larry Doyle, who has left the Cranberry Township, Pa.-based auxiliary equipment maker.

May 30, 2018 News

Piovan Group to become preferred partner for Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

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The partnership will initially cater to European markets and gradually be expanded to accommodate global regions.

May 28, 2018 News

Starlinger acquires tape and monofilament maker Barmag Spinnzwirn

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Vienna-based plastics machinery manufacturer Starlinger & Co. GmbH has acquired the Barmag Spinnzwirn tape and monofilament business unit of Germany-based filament spinning system maker Oerlikon.

May 26, 2018 News

SPE picks Plastics for Life award winners

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Blow molded parts picked up the majority of awards at the Plastics for Life Global Parts Competition held by the Society of Plastics Engineers during its recent Antec 2018 event, held from May 7-10 in Orlando, Fla.

May 21, 2018 Feature

Brampton Engineering and Polytarp Products make a dynamic duo

by Canadian Plastics

Polytarp Products got its start – not to mention its name – by making tarpaulins, and then became famous supplying plastic film for the construction industry. But it has reinvented itself over the past 10 years as a go-to supplier for high-barrier food packaging – and blown film machinery maker Brampton Engineering has been there every step of the way.

May 20, 2018 News

Quebec composites company RMC setting up U.S. manufacturing plant

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RMC Advanced Technologies is investing $7 million to set up a U.S. headquarters and manufacturing facility in Surgoinsville, Tennessee.

May 17, 2018 News

Wittmann Battenfeld expanding HQ in Mexico

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For the fourth time in 20 years, Austria-based injection molding machine and auxiliary equipment maker Wittmann Battenfeld GmbH is expanding the headquarters of its Mexican subsidiary in the city of Querétaro.

May 16, 2018 News

Sepro names Raul Scheller as managing director in North America

by Canadian Plastics

Scheller has almost 30 years of international business management experience.

May 11, 2018 News

Davis-Standard unveils new global brand

by Canadian Plastics

The rebranding, which includes the first logo update in nearly 50 years, aims to better reflect the extrusion machinery maker’s focus on its customers.

May 9, 2018 News

Engel’s made-in-China Wintec injection molding machines now available in Canada

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Designed for high-volume, single-component injection molding, Wintec exhibited its hydraulic t-win and all-electric e-win machines at the NPE2018 trade show in Orlando, Fla.

May 9, 2018 News

Absolute Haitian building South Carolina facility, partnering with Sepro in Canada and the U.S.

by Canadian Plastics

The new 116,000-square-foot operations facility in Moncks Corner, S.C. will provide for expanded sales, applications, service, and training functions.

May 7, 2018 News

Frigel acquires competitor Green Box

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Industrial cooling system supplier Frigel Firenze SpA has entered into an agreement to purchase competitor Green Box srl. Both companies are headquartered in Italy.

May 7, 2018 News

NPE2018 kicks off in Orlando

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With more than 1.2 million square feet of exhibit space, the 2018 edition is the largest yet in terms of exhibit space.