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Plastics Processes


April 11, 2019 News

Emmerson Packaging named one Canada’s Best Managed Companies, again

by Canadian Plastics

For the tenth year in a row, the Amherst, N.S.-based packaging supplier has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

April 8, 2019 News

Tessy Plastics acquires automation and injection mold tooling companies

by Canadian Plastics

In a bid to beef up its custom robotic automation and injection molding services, U.S.-based Tessy Plastics Corp. has acquired NuTec Tooling Systems Inc. and Custom Tool & Design.

April 5, 2019 News

Synventive Molding files lawsuit against INglass and HRSflow

by Canadian Plastics

The lawsuit springs from a 2014 technology license that granted INglass and its hot runner division HRSflow GmbH access to Synventive’s SynFlow technology; the license has now expired.

March 27, 2019 News

Engel opens second location in Mexico

by Canadian Plastics

Located in San Pedro near Monterrey, this second location is situated in an automotive manufacturing region.

March 27, 2019 News

Olympus buys rotomolder Tank Holding Corp.

by Canadian Plastics

This is the second time that private equity firm Olympus has owned Tank, which is said to be the largest rotational molder in North America.

March 25, 2019 News

Absolute Haitian opening new South Carolina plant on May 30

by Canadian Plastics

First announced in May 2018, the facility located, near Charleston, will provide for expanded sales, applications, service, and training functions.

March 22, 2019 News

K 2019 is fully booked

by Canadian Plastics

Over 3,000 exhibitors from more than 60 countries have registered for the show in Germany in October, and will occupy the entire exhibition grounds with some 1.8 million square feet of net exhibit space.

March 19, 2019 News

Engel signs plastics economy global commitment

by Canadian Plastics

The injection molding machine maker has become one of the first machinery suppliers to sign onto the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

March 15, 2019 News

Nordson opens new global hub for pelletizers, melt-delivery components

by Canadian Plastics

The new 14,380-square-meter facility will employ almost 340 workers.

March 15, 2019 News

C-P Flexible Packaging buying packaging supplier Flexo Transparent LLC

by Canadian Plastics

Based in Buffalo, N.Y., Flexo Transparent provides rollstock, wicketed bags, pouches and stretch sleeves.

March 12, 2019 News

Milacron appoints Michael Jones as new president of plastics processing unit

by Canadian Plastics

Jones has held a number of senior leadership roles within Cincinnati, Ohio-based Milacron since joining the company in 2015.

March 5, 2019 News

New CEO for Wittmann Battenfeld

by Canadian Plastics

Georg Tinschert, the long-standing managing director and CEO of the Austria-based processing and auxiliary equipment supplier, is retiring at the end of March to be succeeded by Rainer Weingraber.

March 5, 2019 News

RJG opens injection molding training facility in Mexico

by Canadian Plastics

The joint training facility is located at Yanfeng Global Automotive Interiors’ manufacturing plant in Queretaro, Mexico.

March 3, 2019 News

Dennis Tully, owner and president of MTD Micro Molding, passes at age 58

by Canadian Plastics

Tully bought the Charlton, Mass.-based company from his father, rebranded it MTD Micro Molding, and repositioned it for the medical device market.

March 1, 2019 News

Nordson president and CEO Michael Hilton announces retirement

by Canadian Plastics

After nine years at the helm of the Westlake, Ohio-based company, Hilton will retire by the end of 2019.

February 28, 2019 News

Westfall acquires Precision Injection Molding Co.

by Canadian Plastics

California-based Injection Molding Co. will further expand Westfall’s manufacturing footprint.

February 25, 2019 News

KraussMaffei acquires pultrusion specialist Pultrex

by Canadian Plastics

UK-based Pultrex has over 40 years of experience in the field of pultrusion, the continuous strand drawing of fibre-reinforced profiles and round rods

February 22, 2019 News

Milacron reports increased sales in 2018

by Canadian Plastics

Despite the positive overall outcome for 2018, sales in the fourth quarter of the year were down, the machinery maker said, while orders also decreased.

February 22, 2019 News

Plastics machinery shipments finished strong in 2018

by Canadian Plastics

Shipments of injection molding and extrusion machinery in North America increased in the fourth quarter 2018, according to the statistics compiled and reported by the Plastics Industry Association’s Committee on Equipment Statistics.

February 21, 2019 News

Reifenhauser buys blown film machinery maker Plamex

by Canadian Plastics

Germany-based Plamex specializes in water-cooled and biax lines.