After a slight delay, Japanese chemical makers Ube Industries, JSR Corp., and Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. have integrated their ABS resin businesses in a move that was first announced in March 2017. The new company is called Techno-UMG.
Austria-based processing and auxiliary equipment maker Wittmann Group maxed out its newly extended robotic manufacturing capabilities in 2017, shipping a total of 5,000 robots last year.
The Italian-American automaker will invest US$1 billion in its Warren, Michigan truck assembly plant to make the Ram Heavy Duty Truck starting in 2020.
In his 30-year career, Mosser has held a number of senior leadership roles in the packaging industry, ranging from general manager to CEO, in both Europe and North America.
Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen specializes in the development and manufacture of high performance continuous melt filters and injection molding machines.
A Conference Board of Canada report predicts that dwindling demand in the U.S., reduced interest in vehicle ownership by American millennials, and the aging of baby boomers will result in a decline in Canadian automotive exports over the next five years.
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Bonita specializes in paper packaging products including custom and stock shopping bags, merchandise bags, foodservice packaging, and folding cartons.
The Graham Mega 26 dual-parison system produces 46,800 bottles per hour to meet the demands of a leading Chinese packaging supplier.
Headquartered in Bayport, N.Y., Package All has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of TricorBraun but will continue to be led by its current executive team. Package All currently operates seven locations.
A study by UK’s University of Plymouth says that by tearing apart solid plastics, marinelife actually contributes to the spread of microplastics in the marine environment.
The new Plastics Hall of Fame members will be inducted during an awards dinner to be held on May 6 during the NPE2018 trade show in Orlando, Fla.
U.S. purchases continue to exceed expectations, keeping full-year 2017 sales above 17 million units for a record third consecutive year, the bank also said.
Magna is supplying NIO’s new ES8 SUV with aluminum body, chassis, and the gearboxes for the electric drive system.
PolyOne expands its specialty colour and additives expertise with its acquisition of the Spanish company.
The ban covers the distribution of lightweight plastic bags with a thickness of less than 50 microns as well as biodegradable bags, which contain an additive that causes them to decompose in heat and light.
Winnipeg, Man.-based rigid and flexible packaging supplier Winpak Ltd. has announced that its subsidiary American Biaxis Inc. has started to work on an expansion to add annual production capacity of 11,000 to 14,000 metric tonnes of biaxially oriented polyamide (BOPA)…
Polymer Technology, headquartered in Murfreesboro, Tenn., will become part of Ravago’s Amco Polymers’ business, which distributes commodity, engineering, and specialty polymers throughout North America.
The North American automation market set new records through the first nine months of 2017, according to the Association for Advancing Automation (A3). In a new report, Ann Arbor, Mich.-based A3 found records set in the areas of robotics, machine vision,…
Germany-based packaging supplier Schütz GmbH & Co. KGaA has signed an agreement to acquire Mexican rigid industrial packaging company Envases y Laminados (ELSA) for an undisclosed sum. Under licence agreements, ELSA and Schütz have worked together in Mexico for 20…
Bolton, Ont.-based Husky recently established a dedicated cross-functional global team of experts solely focused on serving customers’ PET tooling needs.