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Supplier Notes… (November 01, 2006)

Burlington, Ont.-based Stanmech Technologies Inc. , the master distributor for Leister Process Technologies in Canada, has appointed Peter Borris as technical sales representative for the province of ...


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November 1, 2006 by Canadian Plastics




Burlington, Ont.-based Stanmech Technologies Inc., the master distributor for Leister Process Technologies in Canada, has appointed Peter Borris as technical sales representative for the province of Quebec. Borris joins Stanmech’s current Quebec technical sales representative Stewart Corbet, and can be reached at 514-946-6161 or at Stanmech’s toll free number: 888-438-6324.

Salina Vortex Corporation, a dry bulk material handling valve supplier based in Salina, Kan., is moving into a new manufacturing facility and office complex located at 1725 Vortex Ave., in Salina. The company can be contacted at 785-825-7177.

Chemical manufacturer Chemtura Corporation, headquartered in Middlebury, Conn., has named Jon Amdursky to director of marketing communications for the company’s US$3 billion global specialty chemicals business.

Ashland Distribution has been appointed the exclusive agent for Polynova Composites‘ line of infusion molding flow reinforcement products.

Ashland Distribution, a division of Ashland Inc., is a distributor of chemicals, plastics, composite materials and environmental services. The company, which recently obtained global ISO 9001:2000 certification, is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Headquartered in Milford, Mass., Polynova Composites designs and manufactures infusion flow reinforcement fabrics for vacuum infusion processing.

Madison Heights, Mich.-based moldmaking equipment supplier D-M-E has formed an exclusive partnership agreement with Polimold Industrial S.A., a mold base and hot runner system provider headquartered in Sao Bernado do Campo, Brazil. The partnership is a culmination of a 20-year distributor relationship between the two companies, and will allow D-M-E to offer Polimold’s hot runner components worldwide.

Specialty chemical manufacturer Cytec Industries has begun production of high-solids acrylic polyols and water-based acrylics at its Langley, S.C., plant.

The production of Macrynal high-solids acrylic polyols and Viacryl water-based acrylics will expand Cytec’s position in low-volatile organic compounds (VOC) and hazardous air pollutants-free products, the company said.

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Robert Schad, founder of Bolton, Ont.-based Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd., will succeed Robert Gillespie as chairman of the board. Schad will assume the job upon re-election as a director at the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting on December 7.