Rehau Americas, a molder of plastic products for the construction, automotive and industry sectors, will close its rigid PVC profiles plant in Winnipeg – which employs 75 workers – by the end of 2018.
A new joint venture between process cooling system supplier Frigel and Matsui Technologies India is designed to tap into a growing demand for cooling technology in India.
Conveying equipment manufacturer Dynamic Conveyor Corp. has hired Andrew Hartline as its new sales manager. In a statement, Norton Shores, Mich.-based Dynamic Conveyor said that Hartline brings several years of sales leadership experience in material handling systems for the plastics,…
A new enzyme is able to effectively break down PET, one of the most popular forms of plastic employed by the food and drinks industry.
The federal agency says sales were up in 14 of 21 industries, representing 72.2 per cent of the manufacturing sector.
In a bid to expand its presence in the large water bottle market, rigid plastic packaging supplier Consolidated Container Co. has acquired PolyCycle Solutions for an undisclosed amount.
The funding will help Vaughan, Ont.-based Vision Extrusion upgrade machinery and invest in automation and waste reduction technology.
Automotive tooling demand looked strong through the first quarter of 2018, although payment times are getting longer, a new report from Harbour Results Inc. and the Original Equipment Suppliers Association says.
Thomas will hand over CEO position to Dr. Markus Steilemann on June 1, 2018, four months ahead of his original planned retirement.
M. Holland Company and Osterman & Company will distribute Nova’s butene linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) in Mexico.
The merger of the Canadian and America colour pigment suppliers is designed to combine the strengths of both and to expand their product portfolios.
The investments will expand production capacity to support global growth of specialty materials manufactured at DowDuPont’s site in Orange, Texas.
ProAmpac said that Pactech’s products complement its existing flexible packaging offerings, which primarily serve the medical, industrial and consumer packaged goods markets.
Mark Garrett, CEO of Austrian material supplier Borealis, is leaving the company effective July 2, and will be replaced by current executive vice president Alfred Stern.
And driven by increasing production and the growth of government regulations, the global market for instrument clusters will be worth US$9.02 billion in 2018, the report from MarketsandMarkets says.
Headquartered in Piedmont, S.C., Response Packaging is a manufacturer and supplier of reusable custom dunnage and fabricated rack solutions.
North America is expected to become second largest market for Clariant with about $2 billion turnover forecasted by 2021.
The 200,000-square-foot facility in High Point, N.C. is due for completion this summer, and represents a $4 million investment.
But U.S. sales were much stronger than expected last month, Scotiabank said, buoyed by healthy economic activity.
In a statement, Wayne, Pa.-based Tekni-Plex called Dunn’s product line “a complementary addition to the microextrusion tubing manufactured by Tekni-Plex’s Natvar business unit.”