Headquartered in Leominster, Mass., EasyPak serves the food packaging sector, and describes itself as being unusual in that it offers packaging made from 100 per cent post-consumer recycled materials.
The company has appointed Kevin Miller as its general manager, overseeing all Newton, Kansas operations including production, inside sales, engineering, and purchasing.
The plant, which officially opened on Nov. 9, will be used mainly for the assembly of the company’s KBB-series all-electric packaging machines as well as KSB machines for blow molding applications in the automotive industry.
The new location is part of Omron’s increased investment and revitalization in Canada and the Americas.
Ford Motor Co. took home the top award for its entry in the body exterior category, a structural front-end module with loose layer construction on the 2018 Expedition.
In a Nov. 9 statement, Bolton, Ont.-based Husky has created a dedicated tooling team to focus investment on technology and increased global delivery capabilities.
The purchase, for an undisclosed price, is part of Alpha’s European expansion.
Mississauga, Ont.-based film and sheet extrusion systems maker Macro Engineering and Technology has expanded its European presence by adding Innopack Systems as its sales agent for Spain and Portugal.
Pascal Medical is installing the Husky processing machines in its new state-of-the-art facility in Dubna, Russia.
Previously, Fish was chief financial officer and executive vice president. During his three-year-tenure with the Wayne, Pa.-based Tekni-Plex, the company has achieved consistent year-on-year quarterly earnings growth and has completed six strategic acquisitions.
The lab, said to be the only one offered by an extrusion tooling maker, features a range of testing equipment, including a hybrid rotational rheometer, a differential scanning calorimeter, and a thermal conductivity meter.
The innovation centre was unveiled during the company’s open house on Oct. 5 – an event that also drew record attendance, the company said.
Size reduction equipment manufacturer Rapid Granulator is making a major investment in machining equipment at its headquarters in Bredaryd, Sweden. Installation of three high-precision, highly automated machining centres, with a total investment of 4.5 million euros ($6.5 million Cdn), will…
Brigitte Rodriguez, the new regional sales manager, has more than 15 years of plastics industry experience.
The purchase represents Aurora Plastics’ initial expansion into the TPE market.
Resin distributor M. Holland Company is buying T&T Marketing, a distributor of polymer resins and compounds to the wire and cable market. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Headquartered in Andover, Mass., T&T has annual revenues of…
Injection molding machine maker Arburg GmbH + Co KG has welcomed its largest ever class of new trainees and students to its training centre at its headquarters in Lossburg, Germany.
Peninsula now has a total of 32 injection presses in its 90,000-square-foot facility, ranging from 25 tons to 1550 tons.
Plastics industry association veteran Russell Broome, who left the Society of Plastics Engineers where he was managing director, has joined the Washington, DC-based Plastics Industry Association as senior director of business development.
Blow molder Ring Container Technologies Corporation is being sold to MSD Partners LP, an investment business backed by Michael Dell, founder of Dell Inc. Ring Container, which reported annual sales of more than US$300 million, makes high density polyethylene and…