New dates and venue announced for Chinaplas 2021by Canadian Plastics
The show has moved its show dates in 2021 to April 13 to 16 to avoid an overlap with NPE 2021, and is moving to a new, larger venue in Shenzhen.
Pretium Packaging sold to private equity firm Clearlake Capitalby Canadian Plastics
Headquartered in Chesterfield, Missouri, Pretium blow molds rigid plastic bottles and containers for a wide range of sectors.
Belplas now reps injection press maker Niigata Machine Techno in Canadaby Canadian Plastics
Niigata is the North American subsidiary of Japan-based Niigata Machine Techno Co. Ltd.
Plastics Pipe Institute names David Fink as new presidentby Canadian Plastics
Fink, a veteran of the plastics pipe industry, previously served as the chairman of the industry association’s board of directors from 2017 to 2019.
KraussMaffei veteran Paul Caprio is the new president of Engel Machineryby Canadian Plastics
Caprio will manage the York, Pa.-based injection molding machine maker together with current CEO Mark Sankovitch, until Sankovitch retires in 2021.
Avoiding a hot mess: The right way to maintain hot runnersby Canadian Plastics
Hot runners can improve part quality, enhance operational efficiencies, reduce scrap, and save money. But they’re complex and not exactly low maintenance. The good news is, you can overcome these challenges by addressing a few key issues.
3M to sell drug delivery business to Altaris Capital Partnersby Canadian Plastics
The business partners with pharmaceutical and biotech companies to develop and manufacture pharmaceutical products using inhalation, transdermal, micro-needle, and conventional drug-delivery technologies.
Injection molding machine maker Woojin has new Canadian representationby Canadian Plastics
The Korean-based company is now being represented by Plastic Automation Engineering Inc. in all provinces except Quebec.
HRSFlow and RJG partner to provide advanced process controlby Canadian Plastics
By combining HRSflow’s servo-driven FLEXflow hot runner with RJG’s sensors and eDART controller, the two companies say they’re able to sequence mold filling based on what’s actually happening inside the mold cavity.
W. Amsler Equipment Inc. just turned 25by Canadian Plastics
And the company’s Swiss-born founder and industry veteran Werner Amsler still takes pride in staying ahead of the technology curve.
Mattel aims for 100 per cent recycled, recyclable or bio-based plastic by 2030by Canadian Plastics
The toy maker said it will start by debuting an environmentally sustainable version of its famous Fisher-Price Rock-a-Stack baby toy by June 2020.
Herrmann Ultrasonics expanding its U.S. headquartersby Canadian Plastics
The ultrasonic technology supplier is adding 10,000 square feet to its plant in Bartlett, Ill.
Tekni-Plex forming new medical business unitby Canadian Plastics
Called “Tekni-Plex Medical”, the new operating unit will offer products and services formerly supplied separately by Tekni-Plex’s Colorite, Natvar, and Dunn businesses.
Ontario-based slitting, rewinding machinery maker Deacro Industries bought by Davis-Standardby Canadian Plastics
This is Davis-Standard’s second purchase of a Canadian company in less than two years: in June 2018, it acquired blown film machinery maker Brampton Engineering Inc.
Belplas moves to larger offices in Vaughan, Ont.by Canadian Plastics
The machinery sales firm’s new office is located at 9131 Keele St.
Husky honours Beckhoff with EMEA Supplier Awardby Canadian Plastics
The award, presented during the K trade show in October, recognizes a 20-year development partnership in injection molding machines.
Nordson announces planned retirement of CFO Gregory Thaxtonby Canadian Plastics
Thaxton plans to retire in 2020 after 30 years with the company.
Kevin Bell joins Belplas as sales manager for Ontarioby Canadian Plastics
Bell has over 25 years of experience in the plastics industry, with expertise in material handling, refrigeration, and material conveying.
Primary plastics machinery shipments in North America down in Q3by Canadian Plastics
Compared to last quarter, total shipments of injection molding and extrusion machinery dropped by 0.5% to US$293.7 million in the third quarter of 2019, new figures from the Plastics Industry Association show.
Pipe maker Ipex opens new California distribution centreby Canadian Plastics
The facility in Stockton nearly quadruples the company’s available warehouse space in the region.