The 20,000-square-foot expansion in Ann Arbor will provide additional manufacturing and machine stocking space to meet what the company calls growing demand from its customers.
The only plastics trade show in Canada this year, Expoplast will be held in the Palais des congrès de Montréal on Nov. 14 and 15, and is part of five other co-located manufacturing trade shows.
The purchase is intended to strengthen packaging provider Krones’ PET capabilities.
The investment will enable Prismlab to further develop its pixel resolution enhanced 3D printing technology.
The new 145,000-square-foot facility in Chippewa Falls, Wis. will be complete by late 2020.
Krycki, 74, founded Brampton, Ont.-based Future Design Inc. in 1978, one of Canada’s most important blown film equipment manufacturers.
Engel is forecasting a six per cent increase in earnings over last year, with Germany representing the “lion’s share” of the sales.
Wheeler’s 60-year career was spent entirely with Pawcatuck, Conn.-based extrusion equipment maker Davis-Standard LLC, where in the early 1980s he patented the well-known DSB screw design.
The plastics recycling machinery maker is returning to a normal production level following a major fire on Sept. 10 at its plant and headquarters in Meckesheim, Germany.
The purchase is designed to expand Sidel’s packaging portfolio in containers for water, soft drinks, liquid dairy products, and beer.
The German processing machinery maker is also expanding its business model as well as digital services and products, and introducing a new speed-to-market program for European customers.
Called the “King of Chemicals”, the Romanian-born Farber moved to the U.S. and founded ICC Chemical Corp. in the 1950s, which played a key role in developing logistics and shipping expertise for the global movement of bulk chemicals.
Founded in 2008 by Rodney Brooks, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Rethink was known for its Baxter and Sawyer cobots.
Recycling industry pioneer Emmie Leung, the founder and CEO of Emterra Group, is the Leader of the Year for 2018.
Monroe replaces Dick Doyle, who has announced his retirement for the end of 2018 after leading the Washington, D.C.-based association for the past seven years.
Profile Plastics, of Lake Bluff, Ill., took the top awards for its medical cart enclosure application.
Headquartered in Addison, Ill., Transparent Container designs and manufactures blister and club packaging, clamshells, and printed plastic and paperboard folding cartons.
The investment involves the installation of Davis-Standard’s fourth CNC machining centre, which will enable the company to increase feedscrew production by over 25 per cent.
A new machine learning solution developed by Montreal-based AxiPolymer Inc. is designed to make it easier for large-sized plastics processors to embrace artificial intelligence.
For the fifth consecutive quarter, plastics machinery shipments in North America continued to increase in the second quarter of 2018, according to the statistics compiled and reported by the Plastics Industry Association’s Committee on Equipment Statistics.