Canadian Plastics

Supplier Notes… (July 01, 2006)

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Auxiplast now to rebuild, manufacture extrusion equipment in-house...

Auxiplast now to rebuild, manufacture extrusion equipment in-house

Extrusion equipment supplier Auxiplast Inc. has moved into a larger facility; the additional space has given the company the ability to rebuild and recondition extrusion equipment, and to manufacture some equipment in-house.

The expanded space allows Auxiplast to stock more new equipment and keep a larger inventory of spare parts, according to Francois Ct, Auxiplast’s president.

Auxiplast sells a variety of equipment from numerous suppliers. These include extruders from Pawcatuck, Conn.-based Davis-Standard LLC; auxiliary equipment from Pittsburgh, Pa.-based Conair; melt pumps and screen changers from Xaloy Extrusion, Hickory, N.C.; pressure and temperature instrumentation from Dynisco LLC, Franklin, Mass.; Florence, Ky.-based Littleford Day Inc.’s mixers; St.Eustache, Que.-based Patt Filtration’s screen changers; and Orpund, Switzerland-based Zumbach extrusion measuring and control devices. Auxiplast’s new location is 2041 Leonard de Vinci, Ste-Julie, Que., J3E 1Z2; Tel: 450-922-0282.


Ningbo Haitian signs new Canadian, U.S. partner

Ningbo Haitian Machinery Co. Ltd. has signed Worcester, Mass.-based Absolute Machinery Corp. as its new North American sales and service partner.

As a result of the partnership, Absolute Machinery has formed a new organization, Absolute Haitian Corp., which will focus solely on selling and servicing Ningbo Haitian’s injection molding machinery to Canadian and U.S. customers.

Absolute Haitian Corp. will operate out of Absolute Machinery’s 25,000 sq. ft. facility in Worcester, and the firm plans to open new regional offices in Canada, the central U.S. and on the U.S. west coast.

The new organization’s management team includes Mike Ortolano and Nathan Smith, current co-owners of Absolute Machinery as well as Glenn Frohring, former North American sales manager for the Demag Plastics Group.

Strongsville, Ohio-based injection machine manufacturer Demag Plastics Group has named Larry Alvey as its new North American sales manager.

Alvey, formerly Demag’s North-Central regional sales manager, replaces former North American sales manager Glenn Frohring.

Markham, Ont.-based plastics equipment sales firm Stephen Sales Group has appointed John Kowal as its central and eastern Ontario sales manager.

Stephen Sales Group represents the Demag Plastics Group, Davis-Standard LLC, and Conair.

Kowal can be contacted at 416-669-7290 or


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