Emmerson Packaging named one Canada’s Best Managed Companies, againby 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.
Tessy Plastics acquires automation and injection mold tooling companiesby 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.
Synventive Molding files lawsuit against INglass and HRSflowby 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.
Engel opens second location in Mexicoby Canadian Plastics
Located in San Pedro near Monterrey, this second location is situated in an automotive manufacturing region.
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.
Absolute Haitian opening new South Carolina plant on May 30by Canadian Plastics
First announced in May 2018, the facility located, near Charleston, will provide for expanded sales, applications, service, and training functions.
K 2019 is fully bookedby 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.
Engel signs plastics economy global commitmentby 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.
Nordson opens new global hub for pelletizers, melt-delivery componentsby Canadian Plastics
The new 14,380-square-meter facility will employ almost 340 workers.
C-P Flexible Packaging buying packaging supplier Flexo Transparent LLCby Canadian Plastics
Based in Buffalo, N.Y., Flexo Transparent provides rollstock, wicketed bags, pouches and stretch sleeves.
Milacron appoints Michael Jones as new president of plastics processing unitby Canadian Plastics
Jones has held a number of senior leadership roles within Cincinnati, Ohio-based Milacron since joining the company in 2015.
New CEO for Wittmann Battenfeldby 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.
RJG opens injection molding training facility in Mexicoby Canadian Plastics
The joint training facility is located at Yanfeng Global Automotive Interiors’ manufacturing plant in Queretaro, Mexico.
Dennis Tully, owner and president of MTD Micro Molding, passes at age 58by 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.
Nordson president and CEO Michael Hilton announces retirementby Canadian Plastics
After nine years at the helm of the Westlake, Ohio-based company, Hilton will retire by the end of 2019.
Westfall acquires Precision Injection Molding Co.by Canadian Plastics
California-based Injection Molding Co. will further expand Westfall’s manufacturing footprint.
KraussMaffei acquires pultrusion specialist Pultrexby 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
Milacron reports increased sales in 2018by 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.
Plastics machinery shipments finished strong in 2018by 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.
Reifenhauser buys blown film machinery maker Plamexby Canadian Plastics
Germany-based Plamex specializes in water-cooled and biax lines.