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February 26, 2010  

New Canadian rep for BD-Plast extrusion equipment

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

February 21, 2010  

Medical tubing: Getting a grip on precision

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

February 20, 2010  

Register now for Canadian Pavilion at K Show

Messe Dusseldorf (Canada) is now offering full-service exhibition spaces in the Canadian Pavilion, for Canadia…

February 13, 2010  


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

February 12, 2010  

Barway to rep Reifenhauser extrusion lines

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

February 11, 2010  

DME to distribute Elmet cold runners in N. America

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

February 1, 2010  

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

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

January 29, 2010  

SPE accepting moldmaking awards nominations

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

January 24, 2010  

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

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

January 22, 2010  

Auxiliary equipment maker K-Tron sold to coffin manufacturer

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

January 17, 2010  

Motan and Colortronic businesses to merge in Europe

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

January 16, 2010  

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

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  

IMBC named Canadian Plastics Sector Council’s Employer of Choice

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

January 11, 2010  

New Ontario I/M shop tackles Chinese competition

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

December 31, 2009  

Pelletron expands into Germany

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

December 12, 2009  

IPL to review strategic objectives

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

December 7, 2009  

Tony Rodrigues heads Piovan Canada

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

November 20, 2009  

Onex to offer IPO for Husky: report

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

November 19, 2009  

CAMM raising funds with mold plaques

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

November 16, 2009  

Reifenhauser moves U.S. headquarters

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