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May 20, 2018 News

Quebec composites company RMC setting up U.S. manufacturing plant

by Canadian Plastics

RMC Advanced Technologies is investing $7 million to set up a U.S. headquarters and manufacturing facility in Surgoinsville, Tennessee.

May 17, 2018 News

Wittmann Battenfeld expanding HQ in Mexico

by Canadian Plastics

For the fourth time in 20 years, Austria-based injection molding machine and auxiliary equipment maker Wittmann Battenfeld GmbH is expanding the headquarters of its Mexican subsidiary in the city of Querétaro.

May 16, 2018 News

Sepro names Raul Scheller as managing director in North America

by Canadian Plastics

Scheller has almost 30 years of international business management experience.

May 11, 2018 News

Davis-Standard unveils new global brand

by Canadian Plastics

The rebranding, which includes the first logo update in nearly 50 years, aims to better reflect the extrusion machinery maker’s focus on its customers.

May 9, 2018 News

Engel’s made-in-China Wintec injection molding machines now available in Canada

by Canadian Plastics

Designed for high-volume, single-component injection molding, Wintec exhibited its hydraulic t-win and all-electric e-win machines at the NPE2018 trade show in Orlando, Fla.

May 9, 2018 News

Absolute Haitian building South Carolina facility, partnering with Sepro in Canada and the U.S.

by Canadian Plastics

The new 116,000-square-foot operations facility in Moncks Corner, S.C. will provide for expanded sales, applications, service, and training functions.

May 7, 2018 News

Frigel acquires competitor Green Box

by Canadian Plastics

Industrial cooling system supplier Frigel Firenze SpA has entered into an agreement to purchase competitor Green Box srl. Both companies are headquartered in Italy.

May 7, 2018 News

NPE2018 kicks off in Orlando

by Canadian Plastics

With more than 1.2 million square feet of exhibit space, the 2018 edition is the largest yet in terms of exhibit space.

May 2, 2018 News

Tekni-Plex acquires tray makers Commodore Plastics and Commodore Technology

by Canadian Plastics

The acquisitions will expand Tekni-Plex’s food processor tray portfolio and manufacturing capability.

May 2, 2018 News

ORBIS buys dunnage maker Hinkle Manufacturing

by Canadian Plastics

The acquisition comes less than a month after ORBIS purchased dunnage maker Response Packaging.

May 1, 2018 News

NPE to stay in Orlando through to 2027

by Canadian Plastics

The dates have been set for the next three NPE trade shows, all of which will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. 

May 1, 2018 News

Arburg expanding production area at its HQ in Germany

by Canadian Plastics

Construction on a new assembly plant start in 2019, and is scheduled for completion in 2020.

April 30, 2018 News

New VP of sales for Alpha Marathon Film Extrusion

by Canadian Plastics

Woodbridge, Ont.-based extrusion machinery maker Alpha Marathon Film Extrusion Technologies Inc. has named sales industry veteran Judson Lew as its new vice president of sales.

April 25, 2018 News

Injection molder IPL plans to create a new Canadian company

by Canadian Plastics

IPL, originally based in Dublin, said in a statement that it plans to create a new holding company called IPL Plastics Inc. to facilitate the potential launch of its shares in Toronto.

April 25, 2018 News

Engel subsidiary Wintec making moves in China and the Americas

by Canadian Plastics

Michael Feltes is the new president of sales and service for Wintec in China, and Peter Auinger will head Wintec’s operations in the Americas.

April 24, 2018 News

W. Amsler to supply PET beer containers to NPE’s Bottle Zone Beer Garden

by Canadian Plastics

The Richmond Hill, Ont.-based company, which supplies all-electric linear PET stretch blow molders, oversaw all design, technical, and manufacturing work for production of the beer bottles.

April 23, 2018 News

PTi opens technology development centre at Illinois headquarters

by Canadian Plastics

Part of a $10 million expansion, the new centre provides customers with demonstration trials on production-scale sheet extrusion systems.

April 19, 2018 News

Rehau to shutter window plant in Winnipeg

by Canadian Plastics

Rehau Americas, a molder of plastic products for the construction, automotive and industry sectors, will close its rigid PVC profiles plant in Winnipeg – which employs 75 workers – by the end of 2018.

April 19, 2018 News

Frigel expands into India with new partnership

by Canadian Plastics

A new joint venture between process cooling system supplier Frigel and Matsui Technologies India is designed to tap into a growing demand for cooling technology in India.

April 18, 2018 News

Dynamic Conveyor names Andrew Hartline as new sales manager

by Canadian Plastics

Conveying equipment manufacturer Dynamic Conveyor Corp. has hired Andrew Hartline as its new sales manager. In a statement, Norton Shores, Mich.-based Dynamic Conveyor said that Hartline brings several years of sales leadership experience in material handling systems for the plastics,