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Plastics Processes


October 18, 2010 News

After good performance, SABIC may restructure plastic unit loan

by Canadian Plastics

Petrochemical maker SABIC Basic Industries Corp. is considering restructuring the loans held by its SABIC In…

October 9, 2010 News

Sidel opens South Africa office

by Canadian Plastics

Packaging equipment supplier The Sidel Group has created a subsidiary in South Africa to provide expanded serv…

October 7, 2010 News

People Progress (October 07, 2010)

by Canadian Plastics

Equipment representative Auxiplast Inc., of Ste-Julie, Que., has added three more people to its staff. John Sp…

October 2, 2010 News

Mold-Masters acquires PET supplier ABBA Systems, announces new brand MasterPET

by Canadian Plastics

Hot runner and tooling manufacturer Mold-Masters Ltd. has purchased components supplier ABBA Systems, a form…

October 2, 2010 News

After 45 years, new CEO for KraussMaffei

by Canadian Plastics

After 45 years as CEO of Germany-based machinery supplier KraussMaffei Berstorff and head of extrusion at Krau…

October 2, 2010 News

Redwood Plastics opens new Saskatoon facility

by Canadian Plastics

Plastic molder and fabricator Redwood Plastics has opened a new facility in Saskatoon, Sask.

September 25, 2010 News

Husky makes changes in North American sales organization

by Canadian Plastics

Husky Injection Molding Systems has made leadership changes within its sales organization in the Americas.

September 20, 2010 News

Mold-Masters’ president and CEO Jonathan Fischer steps down

by Canadian Plastics

Jonathan Fischer, the president and CEO of tooling supplier Mold-Masters Limited, has stepped down.

September 9, 2010 News

U.S. auto parts molder to open Stratford, Ont. plant

by Canadian Plastics

Automotive parts maker Florida Production Engineering Inc. (FPE) will open an injection molding facility in …

September 8, 2010 News

IPL to be sold to Novacap, Fonds de solidarite for $94.2 million

by Canadian Plastics

Quebec injection molder and extruder IPL Inc. will be purchased by private equity firm Novacap and Quebec pr…

September 2, 2010 News

Moldmakers lend skilled hands to Dieppe monument (September 02, 2010)

by Canadian Plastics

The Windsor, Ont. moldmaking community has played a pivotal role in making sure that the infamous Dieppe Rai…

September 2, 2010 News

Tetra Pak unit buys Que.-based caps and closure maker Crealise

by Canadian Plastics

Plastics closures manufacturer Crealise Conditionnement has been purchased by Novembal SAS, the caps and clo…

August 30, 2010 News

Precimold acquires light manufacturer EJE Trans-Lite

by Canadian Plastics

Custom injection molder and tool maker Precimold Inc., has purchased specialized lighting company EJE Trans-Li…

August 29, 2010 News

Ontario moldmaker hooks up with provincial Feed-in Tariff energy program

by Canadian Plastics

It’s not exactly a second vocation, but moldmaker Compact Mould Ltd. has just broken into the energy s…

August 9, 2010 News

Graham Packaging acquiring blow molder Liquid Container

by Canadian Plastics

Graham Packaging Company Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Graham Packaging Acquisition Corp., has signed …

August 8, 2010 News

KraussMaffei partners with moldmaker Proper Group in U.S.

by Canadian Plastics

Processing equipment manufacturer KraussMaffei Corporation has entered into a strategic partnership in the U.S…

August 5, 2010 News

MEDICAL DEVICE MOLDING: Yea or Nay?

by Canadian Plastics

Molding plastic medical parts can represent several things to different processors: a transition from automo…

August 4, 2010 News

CAMM Toronto presents Husky speaker at first meeting

by Canadian Plastics

The first meeting of the newly formed Toronto chapter of the Canadian Association of Mold Makers (CAMM) will…

July 30, 2010 News

Financial problems force work stoppage at Platinum Tool Technologies

by Canadian Plastics

Well-known Ontario moldmaker Platinum Tool Technologies Inc. has stopped production amid financial difficultie…

July 23, 2010 News

Mocon expands into bigger headquarters

by Canadian Plastics

Testing equipment manufacturer Mocon Inc. has moved, upsizing its corporate headquarters within the city of Mi…