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.
De Zen, Royal Group execs cleared of fraud chargesby Canadian Plastics
The founder and former president of Canadian pipe and profile extruder Royal Group Technologies Ltd. and a group of his top executives have been acquitted of all criminal fraud charges by an Ontario Superior Court judge.
ATS Automation to acquire ATW automation businesses in US, Europeby Canadian Plastics
A subsidiary of ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the majority of Assembly & Test Worldwide, Inc.’s U.S.-based and German automation and test systems businesses (ATW).
Mold-Masters taps William Barker as CEOby Canadian Plastics
Hot runner specialist Mold-Masters Ltd. has named William (Bill) Barker as its new CEO.
Quebec thermoformer gets gov’t loan, improves capacityby Canadian Plastics
With the help of a $300,000 federal grant, Quebec-based thermoformer JW Plastic Inc. is investing $2.3 million to improve capacity at its new aeronautics parts plant in Trois-Rivières.
Macro Engineering sold to Chinese blown film equipment supplierby Canadian Plastics
Plastic film and sheet systems manufacturer Macro Engineering & Technology Inc. has been sold to DXS International Enterprises Inc., a Canadian corporation owned by the publicly traded Chinese company Dalian Rubber & Plastics machinery…