Plastics Processes

May 14, 2010 News

Expansion for Winnipeg window pultruder

by Canadian Plastics

Duxton Windows & Doors, a Winnipeg-based manufacturer of pultruded fiberglass windows and doors, has moved…

May 6, 2010 News

Novatec drops dual-flow dryers lawsuit: Conair

by Canadian Plastics

The battle between two heavy hitters in the auxiliary equipment world appears to be over.

May 3, 2010 News

Conference highlights quality problems, solutions for WPC decking

by Canadian Plastics

The success of wood plastic composites (WPC) in North America risks being undermined by lawsuits relating to…

April 27, 2010 News

Magna building two Chattanooga plants to supply Volkswagen

by Canadian Plastics

Auto parts supplier Magna International Inc., of Aurora, Ont., plans to build two manufacturing plants in Ch…

April 21, 2010 News

ABB Robotics signs Axium as channel partner

by Canadian Plastics

Robotics manufacturer Axium Inc. has been selected by ABB Robotics as their strategic channel partner for mi…

April 11, 2010 News

Ontario’s Axiom Group awarded $220,000 innovation grant

by Canadian Plastics

Custom tooling supplier and injection molder Axiom Group Inc. has received a $220,000 grant from the National …

April 10, 2010 News

Battenfeld and Cincinnati Extrusion combine to form global extrusion supplier

by Canadian Plastics

In a move to form what they claim will be the largest global supplier of pipe, profile, film, and sheet extrud…

April 7, 2010 News

People Progress… (April 07, 2010)

by Canadian Plastics

Hamilton Avtec Inc., a Mississauga, Ont.-based manufacturer of material handling equipment, has appointed Al W…

April 5, 2010 News

Graham Packaging buys Chinese packaging firm

by Canadian Plastics

Graham Packaging Company Inc. announced that a subsidiary agreed to acquire China Roots Packaging PTE Ltd., a …

April 2, 2010 News

Former Engel CEO Braig to head Trexel

by Canadian Plastics

Steve Braig, former CEO of injection molding machine supplier Engel North America has been appointed preside…

March 29, 2010 News

ATS Automation buys German healthcare assembly systems manufacturer

by Canadian Plastics

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. has acquired the Sortimat Group, a manufacturer of specialized assembly sy…

March 24, 2010 News

With sales boom, Macro Engineering grows into new facility

by Canadian Plastics

Film and sheet extrusion equipment maker Macro Engineering & Technology Inc. has expanded its production f…

March 22, 2010 News

Mold-Masters opens production facility in India

by Canadian Plastics

Hot runner supplier Mold-Masters Ltd. has opened a production facility in Coimbatore, India.

March 13, 2010 News

B.C.’s RP Manufacturing purchases Protef Polymers

by Canadian Plastics

In British Columbia, ownership a manufacturing firm for molded tubes and rods has just changed hands.

March 11, 2010 News

DME partners with Plastic Engineering for hot runners

by Canadian Plastics

Mold technology supplier DME Company has entered a strategic alliance with hot runner firm Plastic Engineeri…

March 5, 2010 News

Electron beam sterilization for PET and HDPE bottles

by Canadian Plastics

It’s hard to overestimate the importance of microbe-killing packaging sterilization for extending the shelf li…

March 5, 2010 News

Ontario bottler to build PET recycling plant

by Canadian Plastics

An Ontario bottled water producer is building its own recycling plant to produce a 100 per cent recycled PET d…

March 1, 2010 News

Husky reports 12% sales drop in 2009

by Canadian Plastics

Husky Injection Molding Systems reported a sales decline of 12 percent in compared to sales in 2008.

February 26, 2010 News

New Canadian rep for BD-Plast extrusion equipment

by Canadian Plastics

Converting Supply Inc., an Orangeville, Ont.-based supplier of equipment and converting supplies to the extrus…

February 21, 2010 News

Medical tubing: Getting a grip on precision

by Canadian Plastics

In many ways, these are troubled times for North American extruders. The recession kicked the feet out from …