In a bid to expand its presence in the large water bottle market, rigid plastic packaging supplier Consolidated Container Co. has acquired PolyCycle Solutions for an undisclosed amount.
The funding will help Vaughan, Ont.-based Vision Extrusion upgrade machinery and invest in automation and waste reduction technology.
After almost 20 years of selling its blow molding machines and blow molds into Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, Austria-based PET Technologies has now set its sights on North America.
ProAmpac said that Pactech’s products complement its existing flexible packaging offerings, which primarily serve the medical, industrial and consumer packaged goods markets.
The 200,000-square-foot facility in High Point, N.C. is due for completion this summer, and represents a $4 million investment.
In a statement, Wayne, Pa.-based Tekni-Plex called Dunn’s product line “a complementary addition to the microextrusion tubing manufactured by Tekni-Plex’s Natvar business unit.”
The 115,000-square-foot plant in San Antonio was completed on February 26, and operation started this month. Nissei plans to hold an official opening ceremony in May.
The France-based robot manufacturer’s global growth topped 21 per cent in 2017.
The Flexible packaging supplier has won the Gold award for Sustainability with its compostable peanut bag at the 2018 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition.
The Munich, Germany-based company said its 2017 revenue was up 8 per cent over 2016, to 1.37 billion euros, while growth in new orders was up 6 per cent.
Injection molding machine maker Arburg GmbH + Co. KG drew approximately 6,300 invited guests from 54 nations to the most recent staging of its annual Technology Days event, held from March 14 to 17 at its HQ in Lossburg, Germany.
One year late, the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Thermoforming Division will honour plastics industry veteran Robert Porsche as the 2017 Thermoformer of the Year. The award presentation was postponed from 2017 because of Hurricane Irma.
The Westerly, R.I.-based company has tapped extrusion industry veteran Stephen Montalto for the position.
Toy construction block maker Lego is replacing ABS with sugar cane-based polyethylene in part of the toy sets it manufactures.
Shannon Crawford will lead the Washington, DC-based trade group’s state government affairs, developing relationships with state government and private sector stakeholders.
Three Canadian researchers are among the new inductees being recognized by the Society of Plastics Engineers for their contributions to the industry organization.
In a move to expand production and sales space, blown film extrusion equipment manufacturer ProSystems Integration LLC has relocated its headquarters from Westerly, Rhode Island, to Ashaway, Rhode Island.
Philip David Coates, Dr. Rajen M. Patel, and John Beaumont are being awarded by the SPE for outstanding contributions to the industry.
The Cincinnati, Ohio-based processing machinery maker reported US$325 million in sales in the fourth quarter of 2017, which represents a nine per cent increase over Q4 2016.
Japanese injection stretch-blow molding machine maker Aoki Technical Laboratory Inc. kicked off its NPE2018 season earlier than most exhibiting companies by holding an exhibition machine preview at its manufacturing headquarters in Ueda, Japan on Jan. 30-31.