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June 20, 2019 News

Engel names Michael Traxler as head of its mold technology division

by Canadian Plastics

Industry veteran Traxler joined Engel in 2015 and previously headed the company’s packaging business unit in North America.

June 19, 2019 News

Consolidated Container buying pharmaceutical packaging supplier Tri State Distribution

by Canadian Plastics

Headquartered in Tennessee, Tri State is said to be one of the largest manufacturers of prescription packaging in the U.S.

June 19, 2019 News

Tekni-Plex completes acquisition of three Amcor manufacturing units

by 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.

June 19, 2019 Feature

PET Technologies says aloha to Hawaiian water bottler

by 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.

June 14, 2019 News

W. Amsler makes first commercial sale for its PET barrier growler

by Canadian Plastics

The beer growler was sold to Arch Brewing, of Newmarket, Ont., as a lightweight, event-friendly plastic alternative to glass.

June 14, 2019 News

Nordson names Sundaram Nagarajan as new president and CEO

by Canadian Plastics

Nagarajan will succeed Michael Hilton, who is stepping down after almost 10 years with the company, effective August 1.

June 13, 2019 News

SPE Thermoforming Division adds new categories in annual Parts Competition

by Canadian Plastics

The program rewards advances in thermoforming design and application.

June 11, 2019 News

Mitsubishi Chemical buys stock shape maker Advanced Polymer Technologies

by Canadian Plastics

Headquartered in Stockton, Calif., Advanced Polymer Technologies extrudes stock shapes for the semiconductor, aerospace/defense, energy, and medical industries.

June 11, 2019 News

Plastics machinery shipments declined in early 2019

by Canadian Plastics

While 2018 ended with strong plastics machinery shipments in North America, 2019 has started soft, according to new figures from the Plastics Industry Association’s Committee on Equipment Statistics.

June 10, 2019 News

Royal Building Products buys DaVinci Roofscapes

by Canadian Plastics

Headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas, DaVinci molds polymer roofing and siding products for high-end roofing applications.

June 10, 2019 News

Canada to ban single-use plastics by as early as 2021

by Canadian Plastics

A list of the banned items has not yet been announced.

June 8, 2019 News

Composite decking maker Trex investing $200 million at two U.S. facilities

by Canadian Plastics

The investment, to be made over the next two years, will allow Trex to increase capacity by 70 per cent.

June 5, 2019 News

Krauss-Maffei Corp. president Paul Caprio stepping down

by Canadian Plastics

Dr. Michael Ruf, chief operating officer of the KraussMaffei Group, will serve as interim president of KraussMaffei Corp. until a new leader is appointed.

May 30, 2019 News

Absolute Haitian opens new South Carolina plant

by Canadian Plastics

Located near Charleston, the 116,000-square-foot facility will provide for expanded sales, applications, service, and training functions.

May 29, 2019 News

Arburg opens new subsidiary building in Thailand

by Canadian Plastics

Located in Samutprakarn, one of Thailand’s leading industrial regions, the new facility is Arburg’s largest showroom in Southeast Asia.

May 27, 2019 News

Consolidated Container acquiring Utah bottle maker Sonic Plastics

by Canadian Plastics

Sonic Plastics specializes in making HDPE bottles for the nutraceutical, health and beauty end markets.

May 24, 2019 News

Sepro and Fanuc partner to integrate robots, injection molding machines

by Canadian Plastics

Fanuc’s all-electric Roboshot injection molding machines can now be equipped with Sepro’s Cartesian robots.

May 21, 2019 News

Arburg building new assembly plant at central production site in Lossburg

by Canadian Plastics

To be opened in the second half of 2020, the facility will be used for building large injection molding machines and turnkey systems.

May 17, 2019 News

Arburg names new managing director in France

by Canadian Plastics

The Germany-based Injection molding machine maker has named Frédéric Vandecandelaere as the new managing director of its French subsidiary Arburg SAS, which is its oldest international subsidiary.

May 15, 2019 News

Perrigo acquires toothbrush maker, oral health care provider Ranir

by Canadian Plastics

Headquartered in Grand rapids, Mich., Ranir molds toothbrushes, and also makes teeth whiteners, dental floss, and flossers.