Canadian Plastics

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Plastics Processes

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December 19, 2019  

Mattel aims for 100 per cent recycled, recyclable or bio-based plastic by 2030

The toy maker said it will start by debuting an environmentally sustainable version of its famous Fisher-Price Rock-a-Stack baby toy by June 2020.

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December 17, 2019  

Herrmann Ultrasonics expanding its U.S. headquarters

The ultrasonic technology supplier is adding 10,000 square feet to its plant in Bartlett, Ill.

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December 17, 2019  

Tekni-Plex forming new medical business unit

Called “Tekni-Plex Medical”, the new operating unit will offer products and services formerly supplied separately by Tekni-Plex’s Colorite, Natvar, and Dunn businesses.

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December 16, 2019  

Ontario-based slitting, rewinding machinery maker Deacro Industries bought by Davis-Standard

This is Davis-Standard’s second purchase of a Canadian company in less than two years: in June 2018, it acquired blown film machinery maker Brampton Engineering Inc.

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December 16, 2019  

Belplas moves to larger offices in Vaughan, Ont.

The machinery sales firm’s new office is located at 9131 Keele St.

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December 13, 2019  

Husky honours Beckhoff with EMEA Supplier Award

The award, presented during the K trade show in October, recognizes a 20-year development partnership in injection molding machines.

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December 13, 2019  

Nordson announces planned retirement of CFO Gregory Thaxton

Thaxton plans to retire in 2020 after 30 years with the company.

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December 9, 2019  

Kevin Bell joins Belplas as sales manager for Ontario

Bell has over 25 years of experience in the plastics industry, with expertise in material handling, refrigeration, and material conveying. 

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December 9, 2019  

Primary plastics machinery shipments in North America down in Q3

Compared to last quarter, total shipments of injection molding and extrusion machinery dropped by 0.5% to US$293.7 million in the third quarter of 2019, new figures from the Plastics Industry Association show.

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December 5, 2019  

Pipe maker Ipex opens new California distribution centre

The facility in Stockton nearly quadruples the company’s available warehouse space in the region.

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December 5, 2019  

New vice president of sales and service for Graham Engineering

The York, Pa.-based extrusion machinery maker has promoted Michael Duff to the role.

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December 3, 2019  

Röchling establishing center for additive manufacturing

Located in Germany, the center will boost the components manufacturer’s expertise in 3D printing.

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December 3, 2019  

Packaging supplier Pregis invests $5 million in Michigan facility

The company has bought its fourth Windmoeller & Hoelscher blown film line for the plant, and is leasing an additional 35,000 square feet in the same location for expanded warehousing capability.

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December 2, 2019  

Siemens buys additive manufacturing software developer Atlas 3D

U.S.-based Atlas helps designers define optimal part orientations for “right first time” 3D printing.

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November 27, 2019  

DSM and Shapeways partner to develop scalable 3D printing solutions

DSM said the partnership will allow it to utilize Shapeways’ technology to “harness the power of on-demand 3D printing at scale, with just a small line of code.”

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November 27, 2019  

Wittmann Battenfeld sells its 40,000th injection molding machine

The unit, a MacroPower 850, was delivered to the Eschwege, Germany molding plant of Stiebel Eltron GmbH, a molder of products for the household technology sector.

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November 26, 2019  

Sekisui Chemical acquires composite parts maker AIM Aerospace

As a result of the purchase, Renton, Wash.-based AIM will change its name to Sekisui Aerospace.

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November 21, 2019  

Nissei buying controlling share of Negri Bossi

Japan-based Nissei said it’s buying 75 per cent of Negri Bossi’s shares now and the remaining 25 per cent “within a few years.”

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November 20, 2019  

Milacron stockholders have approved sale to Hillenbrand

The US$2 billion deal between the Cincinnati, Ohio-based processing machinery maker and Hillenbrand was first announced in July 2019.

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November 19, 2019  

Rotomolder Tank Holding acquires Chem-Tainer

Hummelstown, Pa.-based Chem-Tainer is a rotational molder that manufacturers tanks and containers for both chemical and water applications.