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January 16, 2010  

U.S. housing market turnaround to spur extrusion demand: report

Demand for extruded plastic in the U.S. will expand 2.6 per cent yearly to nearly 34 billion pounds in 2013,…

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January 15, 2010  

IMBC named Canadian Plastics Sector Council’s Employer of Choice

The Canadian Plastics Sector Council (CPSC) recently recognized IMBC Blowmolding Inc., of Orangeville, Ont.,…

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January 11, 2010  

New Ontario I/M shop tackles Chinese competition

As if it’s not enough work to keep one business going during a severe recession, Jim Wei decided to op…

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December 31, 2009  

Pelletron expands into Germany

Raw material handling equipment supplier Pelletron Corporation has established a sales company in Germany.

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December 12, 2009  

IPL to review strategic objectives

Custom molder IPL Inc. has begun a strategic review of future strategic objectives and possible growth opportu…

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December 7, 2009  

Tony Rodrigues heads Piovan Canada

Tony Rodrigues has joined Piovan Canada Ltd., Mississauga, Ont., as CEO and director.

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November 20, 2009  

Onex to offer IPO for Husky: report

Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp. is expected to sell shares of Husky Injection Molding Systems.

News
November 19, 2009  

CAMM raising funds with mold plaques

The Canadian Association of Mold Makers (CAMM) is now selling mold plaques to its members, as well as servic…

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November 16, 2009  

Reifenhauser moves U.S. headquarters

On the heels of its merger with Kiefel, extrusion line manufacturer Reifenhauser Inc. is moving from Ipswich, …

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November 16, 2009  

New parts distributor for Husky

Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. has announced plans to contract out its parts distribution activities.

News
November 2, 2009  

Rapid Granulator files for financial restructuring in Sweden

Citing slumping machinery sales, Sweden’s Rapid Granulator AB has filed for financial restructuring.

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November 2, 2009  

Conair begins online auxiliary equipment sales

Auxiliary equipment manufacturer The Conair Group, of Cranberry, Pa., has launched an online store for selli…

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October 12, 2009  

Husky opens mold refurbishment centre in Moscow

Husky Injection Molding Systems has opened a new facility in Moscow to provide local support in PET mold and h…

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September 28, 2009  

Windsor, Ont. shop breaks new ground with aluminum molds

Did you hear the one about the Windsor, Ont. toolmaker that has automakers and their Tier 1 suppliers knocking…

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September 28, 2009  

Preplanning the perfect relocation

Murphy’s Law – whatever can go wrong, will – is probably never truer than when applied to a …

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September 21, 2009  

Mold-Masters, ABBA Systems partner for preform molds

Hot runner and nozzle supplier Mold-Masters has partnered with ABBA Systems to sell complete PET preform mold …

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September 14, 2009  

Canadian moldmakers less optimistic than in U.S.: surveys

Canadian moldmakers appear less optimistic about business conditions at present and in the short term than do …

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September 14, 2009  

Husky opens Moscow facility

Husky Injection Molding Systems has opened a new facility in Moscow, Russia, designed to strengthen local su…

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August 31, 2009  

Nanotechnology: The next big thing to hit plastics

For many of us, nanotechnology is probably a bit like Einstein’s theory of relativity: we’ve hea…

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August 31, 2009  

Sumitomo Demag links with Sepro for robot supply

Injection machine supplier Sumitomo Demag has concluded an agreement with automation manufacturer Sepro Robo…

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August 26, 2009  

Reifenhuser buying Kiefel blown film business from Brckner

Germany-based film extrusion firm Reifenhäuser has acquired Kiefel’s blown film extrusion unit from…

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August 24, 2009  

Electrically conductive plastic set to give processors a jolt (August 24, 2009)

Most of us don’t think about our car battery until we have to replace it. And at that point that we real…

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August 24, 2009  

Nissei machines to be used at WorldSkills Competition in Calgary

Plastics machinery representative En-plas Inc, Toronto, has arranged for equipment to be available at the 40th…

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July 27, 2009  

Magna builds composites business and new seating systems plant

It’s been a busy week for Canadian auto parts manufacturer Magna International Inc.

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July 27, 2009  

Ross Anderson resigns as head of Milacron machinery unit

Ross Anderson has resigned as head of equipment supplier Milacron Inc.’s Machinery Technologies North Ame…

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July 20, 2009  

CANADIAN CASE STUDY: Making projects possible with the SR&ED program

In today’s tough economic climate, a penny saved probably equals at least two or three pennies earned.

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July 20, 2009  

European plastics society introduces ‘green’ standard for injection molding

Euromap 60, a new European solid industry standard designed to measure environmental friendliness in injecti…

Feature
January 1, 1999  

Injection molder Poly-Nova rethinks and renovates to stay competitive

There’s no shortage of bad facelifts out there – seen Wayne Newton lately, for example? Poly-Nova Technologies LP is currently undergoing the right kind: the Guelph, Ont.-based custom injection molder has just completed the first…