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Tradesco expands mold repair operations

Following its move into a new 100,000 sq. ft. building, Tradesco Mold Ltd. (Toronto) has expanded its mold repair service. With a dedicated engineering group, added personnel and machining capacity, p...


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February 1, 2001 by Canadian Plastics

Rob Miller
Rob Miller

Following its move into a new 100,000 sq. ft. building, Tradesco Mold Ltd. (Toronto) has expanded its mold repair service. With a dedicated engineering group, added personnel and machining capacity, plus testing capability, the Mold Repair facility will function as an independent operation within the company.

Mold repair work will include hot runner conversions and up-grades.

Tradesco is a member of the StackTeck Systems Inc. group of mold making companies, and specializes in the design and manufacture of molds for thin wall packaging, medical disposables and housewares.

Coming events…

Moldmaking 2001, April 3-5, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Chicago, Ill. Contact: 215-230-9556, ext. 107.

Plast-Ex 2000 & Mould Source, April 30 to May 3, 2001, International Centre, Toronto. Contact Tom Sockett at 905-678-7405, ext. 283.

Emerging Technologies for the New Millennium Conference, Sept. 20 and 21, sponsored by SPE Quebec and the Industrial Materials Institute of the NRC. Contact Ginette Desmarais, 514-626-6277.

Borders without Barriers is the theme of a seminar series organized by the Canadian Plastics Industry Association for Canadian and U.S. plastic processors in the Great Lakes region. Held Mar. 28-29 in Erie, PA, the seminars will cover exporting, manufacturing agility, e-commerce, distance learning, and environmental issues. Contact Erin Cimino at CPIA for more information, tel. 905-678-7748 or visit www.plastics.ca.

New names, same faces…

Following the recent merger between ATS Holland Inc. and Wika Instruments, ATS has changed its name to Wika Instruments Ltd. In addition, the company has moved to 2579 Bristol Circle, Unit 1, Oakville, Ont. L6H 6Z8. The telephone and fax numbers remain the same. The merger will strengthen the company’s product offerings in temperature and pressure instrumentation.

Nucon Systems Inc. (Markham, ON) has changed its name to Nucon Wittman Inc., to reflect its connection with owners Wittman Robot and Automation Systems (Torrington, CT). Also, Rob Miller has been promoted to president of Nucon Wittman.