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Plastics Processes


December 30, 2019 News

HRSFlow and RJG partner to provide advanced process control

by Canadian Plastics

By combining HRSflow’s servo-driven FLEXflow hot runner with RJG’s sensors and eDART controller, the two companies say they’re able to sequence mold filling based on what’s actually happening inside the mold cavity.

December 23, 2019 Feature

W. Amsler Equipment Inc. just turned 25

by Canadian Plastics

And the company’s Swiss-born founder and industry veteran Werner Amsler still takes pride in staying ahead of the technology curve.

December 19, 2019 News

Mattel aims for 100 per cent recycled, recyclable or bio-based plastic by 2030

by Canadian Plastics

The toy maker said it will start by debuting an environmentally sustainable version of its famous Fisher-Price Rock-a-Stack baby toy by June 2020.

December 17, 2019 News

Herrmann Ultrasonics expanding its U.S. headquarters

by Canadian Plastics

The ultrasonic technology supplier is adding 10,000 square feet to its plant in Bartlett, Ill.

December 17, 2019 News

Tekni-Plex forming new medical business unit

by Canadian Plastics

Called “Tekni-Plex Medical”, the new operating unit will offer products and services formerly supplied separately by Tekni-Plex’s Colorite, Natvar, and Dunn businesses.

December 16, 2019 News

Ontario-based slitting, rewinding machinery maker Deacro Industries bought by Davis-Standard

by Canadian Plastics

This is Davis-Standard’s second purchase of a Canadian company in less than two years: in June 2018, it acquired blown film machinery maker Brampton Engineering Inc.

December 16, 2019 News

Belplas moves to larger offices in Vaughan, Ont.

by Canadian Plastics

The machinery sales firm’s new office is located at 9131 Keele St.

December 13, 2019 News

Husky honours Beckhoff with EMEA Supplier Award

by Canadian Plastics

The award, presented during the K trade show in October, recognizes a 20-year development partnership in injection molding machines.

December 13, 2019 News

Nordson announces planned retirement of CFO Gregory Thaxton

by Canadian Plastics

Thaxton plans to retire in 2020 after 30 years with the company.

December 9, 2019 News

Kevin Bell joins Belplas as sales manager for Ontario

by Canadian Plastics

Bell has over 25 years of experience in the plastics industry, with expertise in material handling, refrigeration, and material conveying.

December 9, 2019 News

Primary plastics machinery shipments in North America down in Q3

by Canadian Plastics

Compared to last quarter, total shipments of injection molding and extrusion machinery dropped by 0.5% to US$293.7 million in the third quarter of 2019, new figures from the Plastics Industry Association show.

December 5, 2019 News

Pipe maker Ipex opens new California distribution centre

by Canadian Plastics

The facility in Stockton nearly quadruples the company’s available warehouse space in the region.

December 5, 2019 News

New vice president of sales and service for Graham Engineering

by Canadian Plastics

The York, Pa.-based extrusion machinery maker has promoted Michael Duff to the role.

December 3, 2019 News

Röchling establishing center for additive manufacturing

by Canadian Plastics

Located in Germany, the center will boost the components manufacturer’s expertise in 3D printing.

December 3, 2019 News

Packaging supplier Pregis invests $5 million in Michigan facility

by Canadian Plastics

The company has bought its fourth Windmoeller & Hoelscher blown film line for the plant, and is leasing an additional 35,000 square feet in the same location for expanded warehousing capability.

December 2, 2019 News

Siemens buys additive manufacturing software developer Atlas 3D

by Canadian Plastics

U.S.-based Atlas helps designers define optimal part orientations for “right first time” 3D printing.

November 27, 2019 News

DSM and Shapeways partner to develop scalable 3D printing solutions

by Canadian Plastics

DSM said the partnership will allow it to utilize Shapeways’ technology to “harness the power of on-demand 3D printing at scale, with just a small line of code.”

November 27, 2019 News

Wittmann Battenfeld sells its 40,000th injection molding machine

by Canadian Plastics

The unit, a MacroPower 850, was delivered to the Eschwege, Germany molding plant of Stiebel Eltron GmbH, a molder of products for the household technology sector.

November 26, 2019 News

Sekisui Chemical acquires composite parts maker AIM Aerospace

by Canadian Plastics

As a result of the purchase, Renton, Wash.-based AIM will change its name to Sekisui Aerospace.

November 21, 2019 News

Nissei buying controlling share of Negri Bossi

by Canadian Plastics

Japan-based Nissei said it’s buying 75 per cent of Negri Bossi’s shares now and the remaining 25 per cent “within a few years.”