Rotogran International is getting very big in granulationby Canadian Plastics
Booming sales, a recent relocation into a bigger plant, and a deep dive into making larger granulators all signal the start of a new era for this Southern Ontario-based size reduction equipment manufacturer.
Composite decking maker Fiberon bought by Fortune Brandsby Canadian Plastics
Fortune Brands Home & Security, a home and security products company, acquired Fiberon for US$470 million, and plans to make it part of its new Doors & Security segment.
GN Thermoforming winning new orders for its new GN800 unitby Canadian Plastics
The Chester, N.S.-based company has received multiple orders from Canadian and American processors for its new GN800 Thermoformer, and expects further increased business activity over the next several months in the U.S, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
Specialty extruder Pexco acquires Custom Extrusion Inc.by Canadian Plastics
Custom Extrusion is a profile extruder with facilities in Sheffield, Mass. and Asheboro, N.C.
Ontario firm pops the lid on a new concept in peelable IMLsby Canadian Plastics
Created by Mississauga, Ont.-based packaging design firm KBS Impact Inc., the lids can save container weight – and costs – by using a peelable in-mold label that that acts as a tamper-evident seal.
Graham Partners buys flexible packaging supplier ABXby Canadian Plastics
Headquartered in Rhinelander, Wis., ABX makes high barrier forming web films primarily for the North American protein, cheese, and specialty food end markets.
Private equity firm BC Partners buys Adams Manufacturingby Canadian Plastics
The purchase connects Adams Manufacturing, headquartered in Pennsylvania, with plastic household and garden products maker Keter Group, which BC Partners also owns.
Dynamic Conveyor completes HQ expansion, renovationby Canadian Plastics
Made necessary by steady growth, the company added additional offices, a larger conference room and a break room to its HQ in Norton Shores, Mich.
Global plastic injection molding market to reach $233 billion by 2023: reportby Canadian Plastics
Rising demand across several vertical industries, such as packaging and food and beverages, is expected to drive growth, the new report from BCC Research says.
Techstar Plastics: Prospering in Port Perryby Canadian Plastics
As they hit a milestone, the owners of rotational molder Techstar Plastics look back on four decades of stress and success.
Calvin Wallace named new managing director of Beckhoff Automation in Canadaby Canadian Plastics
Wallace succeeds retiring managing director Joe Ottenhof, who will take a seat on the company’s board of directors.
Dri-Air Industries founder Charles Sears passes awayby Canadian Plastics
Sears, age 78, started drying system manufacturer Dri-Air in 1985, and was a noted authority on the science of drying technology and applications and held several patents.
Fanuc to build new Michigan facilityby Canadian Plastics
The US$51 million expansion in Auburn Hills, expected to create 100 jobs, will be used for engineering, product development, manufacturing, and warehousing.
Milacron reports solid growth in Q2 2018by Canadian Plastics
Record sales driven by nine per cent consumables growth highlights a solid second quarter, the company said.
Call for entries for SPE Thermoforming Division’s annual Parts Competitionby Canadian Plastics
Parts entered in the competition will be on display during the 26th SPE Thermoforming Conference, which will be held on Sept. 24 to 26 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Tex.
Intertape Polymer buying protective packaging maker Polyairby Canadian Plastics
In its sixth acquisition in four years, Canadian packaging product supplier Intertape Polymer Group is buying protective packaging maker Polyair Inter Pack Inc., which has corporate headquarters in Montreal and Sarasota, Fla., for US$146 million.
Pregis completes acquisition of FP Internationalby Canadian Plastics
First announced last month, the deal includes five manufacturing facilities.
North American plastics machinery shipments up in Q1 2018: reportby Canadian Plastics
The preliminary estimate of shipments of primary plastics equipment (injection molding and extrusion) for reporting companies totaled US$333 million in the first quarter – 15 per cent higher than the total US$290 million in Q1 of 2017.
W. Amsler moving to expanded facility in Bolton, Ontarioby Canadian Plastics
The blow molding machine maker – which has been located in Richmond Hill, Ont. since 1999 – will move into a 34,000-square-foot Bolton facility on Aug. 1.
Hamilton Plastic Systems is being reborn in the U.S.A.by Canadian Plastics
Mississauga, Ont.-based auxiliary equipment maker Hamilton Plastic Systems is reinventing itself by expanding its product offerings and making a deep dive into the American marketplace.