The Berlin-based extrusion blow molding equipment maker has appointed Bill Duckham as its new sales director, Werner Pawlowski as a new global sales manager, and Stephan Gruber as a sales engineer.
The Calgary-based chemical supplier plans to build a new polyethylene facility and expand its existing ethylene plant.
The system was delivered earlier this month to polyethylene film and bag extruder Sigma Plastic Group’s molding plant in Lyndhurst, N.J.
The sold-out Bottle Zone that will be featured at the upcoming NPE2018 trade show in Orlando will cover more than 65,000 net square feet on the exhibit floor, and provide a comprehensive look at the trends, technical knowledge, innovations and suppliers that serve this sector.
The goal of the new Clariant 3D printing business is to leverage the company’s experience in tailoring polymers for a broad range of end market applications with pigments, additives and masterbatches.
The acquisition will ensure access to “high-class production capacity,” Nexam said in a statement, helping the company expand its product portfolio and accelerate growth.
Headquartered in Reading, Pa., Tray-Pak produces thermoformed packaging solutions such as trays, deli containers, display trays, lids, and domes for food, consumer goods, medical, and industrial applications.
Global sales gains were moderate, Scotiabank said, as purchases decline temporarily in Asia.
Toronto-based Spin Master has distributed Perplexus since 2013 and will now own the global rights to the Perplexus brand.
The favourable development of the total supply chain cost of stand-up pouches and their stronger proposition to promote sustainability compared with rigid packaging alternatives will continue to be the key drivers of demand, AMI Consulting said.
Mooresville, N.C.-based IntraPac manufactures sticks, jars, vials, closures, spouts, bottles, and tubes for the personal care, household products, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical industries.
Coca-Cola credits the new bottle redesign with helping to revitalize the 70-year-old Fanta brand.
Based on available data, Scotiabank’s latest Auto News flash says that Canadian sales declined two per cent year-over-year in November, ending the six-month streak of monthly records.
The company has named industry veteran Jim Chow as its technical sales engineer for the KraussMaffei and Netstal injection molding machine brands in the English-speaking Canadian provinces.
The expansion at the plants in Emmen and Geleen involve high temperature nylons and thermoplastic copolyesters, DSM said.
Designed and constructed for Husky by Convergent Energy + Power, the GridStar lithium-ion battery system can reduce electricity costs on the load by 15-30 per cent per year, starting in 2018.
In April, Fanuc announced plans to build a new factory in Chikusei City, Japan, scheduled to open in August 2018, which will increase its robot capacity from 6,000 to 11,000 units per month.
The new sector-specific zone, to be located on the show floor in the South Building, will focus on plastics materials, processes and technology advances for medical devices and diagnostics in healthcare industries.
The Oakville, Ont.-based company – which makes PVC trimboards, columns, moldings, and accents – will also move its offices to Burlington, Ont.
The deal includes the Accurel brand product portfolio which is produced in Obernburg, Germany, as well as the Obernburg production facility with approximately 25 jobs which will be retained.