Plastics Processes

February 13, 2010 News


by Canadian Plastics

That font of knowledge known as “Wikipedia” defines plastic recycling as the process of recovering scrap or wa…

February 12, 2010 News

Barway to rep Reifenhauser extrusion lines

by Canadian Plastics

Extrusion machinery supplier Reifenhauser Inc., of Danvers, Mass, has appointed Barway Plastic Equipment Inc…

February 11, 2010 News

DME to distribute Elmet cold runners in N. America

by Canadian Plastics

Mold technology supplier DME Company has been named the exclusive distributor in North America for cold runn…

February 1, 2010 News

Majority of I/M shops optimistic about 2010: Canadian Plastics survey

by Canadian Plastics

Seventy-seven per cent of respondents to the 2009 Canadian Plastics Injection Molders’ Benchmark Surve…

January 29, 2010 News

SPE accepting moldmaking awards nominations

by Canadian Plastics

The Mold Making & Mold Design division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) is now accepting nom…

January 24, 2010 News

U.S. housing recovery will benefit cellular vinyl, not WPCs: study

by Canadian Plastics

Residential decking and railing demand is expected to improve in 2010 compared to 2009 as home construction …

January 22, 2010 News

Auxiliary equipment maker K-Tron sold to coffin manufacturer

by Canadian Plastics

In one of the odder couplings of recent years, Hillenbrand Inc., a provider of caskets for the funeral home in…

January 17, 2010 News

Motan and Colortronic businesses to merge in Europe

by Canadian Plastics

Motan, Colortronic and Colortronic Systems, all three members of the Ralf Schneider Group of Konstanz, Germa…

January 16, 2010 News

U.S. housing market turnaround to spur extrusion demand: report

by Canadian Plastics

Demand for extruded plastic in the U.S. will expand 2.6 per cent yearly to nearly 34 billion pounds in 2013,…

January 15, 2010 News

IMBC named Canadian Plastics Sector Council’s Employer of Choice

by Canadian Plastics

The Canadian Plastics Sector Council (CPSC) recently recognized IMBC Blowmolding Inc., of Orangeville, Ont.,…

January 11, 2010 News

New Ontario I/M shop tackles Chinese competition

by Canadian Plastics

As if it’s not enough work to keep one business going during a severe recession, Jim Wei decided to op…

December 31, 2009 News

Pelletron expands into Germany

by Canadian Plastics

Raw material handling equipment supplier Pelletron Corporation has established a sales company in Germany.

December 12, 2009 News

IPL to review strategic objectives

by Canadian Plastics

Custom molder IPL Inc. has begun a strategic review of future strategic objectives and possible growth opportu…

December 7, 2009 News

Tony Rodrigues heads Piovan Canada

by Canadian Plastics

Tony Rodrigues has joined Piovan Canada Ltd., Mississauga, Ont., as CEO and director.

November 20, 2009 News

Onex to offer IPO for Husky: report

by Canadian Plastics

Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp. is expected to sell shares of Husky Injection Molding Systems.

November 19, 2009 News

CAMM raising funds with mold plaques

by Canadian Plastics

The Canadian Association of Mold Makers (CAMM) is now selling mold plaques to its members, as well as servic…

November 16, 2009 News

Reifenhauser moves U.S. headquarters

by Canadian Plastics

On the heels of its merger with Kiefel, extrusion line manufacturer Reifenhauser Inc. is moving from Ipswich, …

November 16, 2009 News

New parts distributor for Husky

by Canadian Plastics

Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. has announced plans to contract out its parts distribution activities.

November 2, 2009 News

Rapid Granulator files for financial restructuring in Sweden

by Canadian Plastics

Citing slumping machinery sales, Sweden’s Rapid Granulator AB has filed for financial restructuring.

November 2, 2009 News

Conair begins online auxiliary equipment sales

by Canadian Plastics

Auxiliary equipment manufacturer The Conair Group, of Cranberry, Pa., has launched an online store for selli…