Graham Packaging to acquire Italian blow molding machine maker Techneby Canadian Plastics
Graham Packaging Company Inc has announced that its subsidiary, Graham Packaging Company Italia Srl, plans to buy the assets of blow molding machine manufacturer Techne – Technipack Engineering Italia Srl for 8.8 million euros (Cdn$12.25…
Private equity firm Berkshire Partners pondering Husky purchase: reportby Canadian Plastics
In a deal that could be worth up to $2 billion, private equity firm Berkshire Partners is in late-stage discussions to buy Husky Injection Molding Systems, according to news reports.
Ontario firm now reps color-metering equipment supplierby Canadian Plastics
Hamilton Plastic Systems, Mississauga, Ont., has been appointed exclusive distributor in Canada for Movacolor B.V. in The Netherlands. Movacolor specializes in color metering equipment for plastics. The products it manufactures include:…
Milacron proposes US$140 million refinancingby Canadian Plastics
Plastics processing equipment supplier Milacron is seeking to US$190 million of loans to refinance debt, according to a report issued by financial services firm Standard & Poor’s.
ABC Group partners for auto parts in Chinaby Canadian Plastics
In a move designed to strengthen its supply base for global platforms, Tier One auto parts supplier ABC Group has signed a joint venture agreement with Ningbo Inoac Huaxiang Automobile Products (IHX) of China to form Ningbo ABC Inoac Huaxiang…
Axium Plastics gets funding for new Ohio plantby Canadian Plastics
Mississauga, Ont.-based blow molder Axium Plastics LLC has been awarded a tax credit to build a new plant in Ohio.
Polyethics Industries buys U.S. industrial bag makerby Canadian Plastics
Plastic garbage bag manufacturer Polyethics Industries, of Orillia, Ont., has purchased the assets of Wisconsin-based Mid America Bag.
Quebec bathroom furniture maker gets $275,000 fundingby Canadian Plastics
Bathroom furniture manufacturer Produits Neptune Inc. has received a $275,000 loan from the federal government.
Battenfeld-Cincinnati wins IP lawsuit against Chinese manufacturerby Canadian Plastics
After seven years of litigation, a Chinese appeals court has ruled in favour of Battenfeld-Cincinnati Extrusion Systems Ltd. in the company’s intellectual property rights fight against competitor Donghua Machinery.
Husky to acquire Austrian closure moldmaker KTWby Canadian Plastics
Husky Injection Molding Systems has announced plans to buy Austrian closure moldmaker KTW.
Indian extrusion supplier buys 15% stake in Gloucester Engineeringby Canadian Plastics
Indian extrusion equipment manufacturer Kabra Extrusiontechnik Ltd. has acquired a 15 per cent stake in U.S.-based film equipment maker Gloucester Engineering Co. Inc. (GEC).
NS Technologies Group acquires Alvac Plasticsby Canadian Plastics
In a bid to expand its manufacturing capabilities, Ontario-based custom plastic maker NS Technologies Group Inc. has purchased thin sheet thermoformer Alvac Plastics, also located in Ontario.
Ontario injection molder gets $3 million in provincial fundingby Canadian Plastics
A plastics manufacturer in Mississauga has received funding from the Ontario provincial government to develop new, innovative technology that will make it more competitive and create 27 new jobs and support 26 existing positions.
Moldmaker digs deep on turf pallet projectby Canadian Plastics
Sometimes, it’s the jobs performed behind the scenes that can be the hardest.
Dilute phase vs. dense phase pneumatic conveying: What’s right for you?by Canadian Plastics
Some things are inherently confusing: the definition of “pie” comes to mind. Others shouldn’t be confusing, but still are somehow. Take pneumatic conveying. In theory, it’s simple, since there are really only two categories: If the conveyed…
Rehau sells Ontario facility to Quebec concrete pipe makerby Canadian Plastics
Pipe manufacturer Rehau North America has sold its Prescott, Ontario plant to Quebec-based Brunet Concrete Group.
Onex seeking sale of Husky?by Canadian Plastics
Canadian buyout firm Onex Corporation is looking at either selling Husky Injection Molding Systems to another private-equity firm, according to U.S. news stories.
Mexichem agrees to buy compounder AlphaGary for US$300mby Canadian Plastics
Mexican PVC pipe maker Mexichem SAB has signed an agreement to acquire Massachusetts-based plastics compounder AlphaGary from Rockwood Holdings Inc.
micro MOVINGby Canadian Plastics
It’s been said that, with the rise of modern telecommunications, we’re living in an ever-smaller world. True or not, it’s undeniable that plastic parts keep getting smaller, as their use in the medical and electronic industries continue to…
Husky given innovation award from Coca-Cola Chinaby Canadian Plastics
Efforts towards bottle lightweighting by Bolton, Ont.-based Husky Injection Molding Systems have earned the company the Best Innovation Award by Coca-Cola China.