Bio-based TPUs from Merquinsaby Canadian Plastics
The Spain-based material supplier has expanded its range of bio-based TPUs with new grades ranging from 85 Shore A to 60 Shore D.
Clariant discussing sale of masterbatch unit to PolyOne, report saysby Canadian Plastics
Citing unnamed sources, Bloomberg says that Clariant has been seeking about US$1.5 billion for its masterbatch business.
Myers Industries CEO Dave Banyard stepping downby Canadian Plastics
Chief legal officer Andrean Horton will become interim CEO of the Akron, Ohio-based plastic product maker.
Sepro Group appoints new chief sales officerby Canadian Plastics
The France-based automation supplier has appointed Xavier Lucas to the role.
Chinese cargo vessels responsible for most plastic debris in Atlantic Ocean, study saysby Canadian Plastics
A new study involving a Canadian researcher suggests that Chinese merchant ships – and not land-based sources – might be the leading cause of ocean plastic waste.
MI Windows and Doors acquiring Milgard Windows & Doorsby Canadian Plastics
Tacoma, Wash.-based Milgard is being sold by parent company Masco Corp. for US$725 million.
Maguire Products opens Taiwan subsidiaryby Canadian Plastics
The new Taiwanese company is Maguire’s sixth international subsidiary, and will provide sales, technical support, and stocks of equipment and parts.
Husky makes organizational, leadership changesby Canadian Plastics
The Bolton, Ont.-based company has expanded its Next Generation Operating Model program to include its hot runners, controllers and medical business, and also appointed Wes Grove to the role of chief operating officer.
Continental Structural Plastics breaks ground on new Texas plantby Canadian Plastics
Scheduled to become operational by 2021, the project is a shared capital investment of approximately US$70 million with Continental’s parent company, the Japan-based materials firm Teijin Ltd.
Canadian auto sales posted “modest” uptick in August, Scotiabank saysby Canadian Plastics
The sales increase ended a record seventeenth month of year-over-year declines in auto sales in Canada, a new report from the bank says.
Bunting Magnetics hires new lean manufacturing coordinatorby Canadian Plastics
The Newton, Kansas-based separation equipment maker has appointed Robert Clausing to the role.
Materials handling equipment maker Ensign bought by Excalibur LLCby Canadian Plastics
Holland, Mich.-based Ensign designs and manufactures a complete line of bulk material handling systems for use in industries including plastics.
Separation technology supplier Eriez makes executive promotionsby Canadian Plastics
John Blicha, Greg Nowak and Chris Knoll have been appointed to new positions in Eriez’s corporate leadership team.
Redesigned vibratory feeder lineby Canadian Plastics
New from Coperion K-Tron, the K3-ML-D5-V200 vibratory feeder is ideal for feeding recycled material or flakes as well as for the addition of glass fibre in compounding processes.
System monitors railcar unloadingby Canadian Plastics
Novatec’s RailSense monitors pressure, vibration, vacuum, and temperature; checks the condition of filters, oil, and bearings; and ascertains the overall operating health of the systems.
Graham Partners invests in California blow molder VPETby Canadian Plastics
VPET manufactures custom and stock PET plastic containers for the food packaging and beverage industries, and specializes in wide-mouth PET food packaging.
Blender with built-in extrusion controlby Canadian Plastics
The WXB weigh extrusion blender from Maguire Products is designed to provide extrusion control based on batch precision and metering accuracy.
Hot runner makers Otto Männer and Thermoplay now operating jointlyby Canadian Plastics
Both brands are part of the Barnes Molding Solutions strategic business unit.
Evonik breaks ground on new polyamide 12 complex in Germanyby Canadian Plastics
Located in Marl Chemical Park, the plant is a response to high demand in markets ranging from automotive engineering to 3D printing.
Canadian court orders Nova to pay Dow $1.43 billion judgmentby Canadian Plastics
An Alberta court made the ruling related to the companies’ jointly-owned ethylene asset in Joffre, Alberta.