Japanese injection stretch-blow molding machine maker Aoki Technical Laboratory Inc. kicked off its NPE2018 season earlier than most exhibiting companies by holding an exhibition machine preview at its manufacturing headquarters in Ueda, Japan on Jan. 30-31.
The PET bottle for Nature’s Promise hand soap is produced on proprietary Amcor-built machine powered by LiquiForm.
In a demonstration of how active pharmaceutical ingredients can be incorporated in a thin layer on the outside of a plastic tube, auxiliary equipment maker Conair Group is teaming up with Davis-Standard LLC and Zumbach Electronics to coextrude a TPU catheter tube at the MD&M West 2018 trade show.
Hot runner supplier Incoe Corp. has acquired a new 4,000-square-foot facility in the Mexican city of Querétaro.
Located at Pregis’ blown film manufacturing facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the lab will allow Pregis to better assist converters in delivering performance-oriented materials.
In a statement, Amcor said it will collaborate with customers, suppliers, governments and NGOs in order to develop and provide new eco-friendly packaging solutions.
Vienna-based investment firm Plastech Beteiligungs GmbH has purchased a 74.9 per cent stake in Kautex, which is headquartered in Bonn, Germany.
Austria-based processing and auxiliary equipment maker Wittmann Group maxed out its newly extended robotic manufacturing capabilities in 2017, shipping a total of 5,000 robots last year.
In his 30-year career, Mosser has held a number of senior leadership roles in the packaging industry, ranging from general manager to CEO, in both Europe and North America.
Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen specializes in the development and manufacture of high performance continuous melt filters and injection molding machines.
The Graham Mega 26 dual-parison system produces 46,800 bottles per hour to meet the demands of a leading Chinese packaging supplier.
Headquartered in Bayport, N.Y., Package All has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of TricorBraun but will continue to be led by its current executive team. Package All currently operates seven locations.
The new Plastics Hall of Fame members will be inducted during an awards dinner to be held on May 6 during the NPE2018 trade show in Orlando, Fla.
The North American automation market set new records through the first nine months of 2017, according to the Association for Advancing Automation (A3). In a new report, Ann Arbor, Mich.-based A3 found records set in the areas of robotics, machine vision,…
Hot runner system and components maker Synventive Molding Solutions has completed an expansion and upgrade of its plant in Suzhou, China.
The preliminary estimate for shipments of injection molding, extrusion, and blow molding equipment for reporting companies totaled US$350.8 million in the third quarter – 20.4 per cent higher than the total of US$291.3 million in Q3 of 2016.
The Berlin-based extrusion blow molding equipment maker has appointed Bill Duckham as its new sales director, Werner Pawlowski as a new global sales manager, and Stephan Gruber as a sales engineer.
The system was delivered earlier this month to polyethylene film and bag extruder Sigma Plastic Group’s molding plant in Lyndhurst, N.J.
The sold-out Bottle Zone that will be featured at the upcoming NPE2018 trade show in Orlando will cover more than 65,000 net square feet on the exhibit floor, and provide a comprehensive look at the trends, technical knowledge, innovations and suppliers that serve this sector.
The goal of the new Clariant 3D printing business is to leverage the company’s experience in tailoring polymers for a broad range of end market applications with pigments, additives and masterbatches.