UK-based Pultrex has over 40 years of experience in the field of pultrusion, the continuous strand drawing of fibre-reinforced profiles and round rods
Despite the positive overall outcome for 2018, sales in the fourth quarter of the year were down, the machinery maker said, while orders also decreased.
Shipments of injection molding and extrusion machinery in North America increased in the fourth quarter 2018, according to the statistics compiled and reported by the Plastics Industry Association’s Committee on Equipment Statistics.
Germany-based Plamex specializes in water-cooled and biax lines.
Swiss-based Kistler Group, a supplier of measurement technology, has opened its first Canadian location, a new sales centre near Toronto.
First announced in August, the deal includes the purchase of Total’s Chinese polystyrene business including two production sites in Ningbo and Foshan and two related offices in Guangzhou and Shanghai.
The two packaging technology providers are teaming up to help brand owners launch
commercially-successful packages faster via turnkey assistance.
The new line doubles capacity of IPG’s Midland, N.C. facility in the company’s fastest growing segment.
The announcement is part of a 10-year plan for strengthening the auto sector’s competitiveness.
A 30-year employee at Entek, Campbell has worked in a variety of positions for the company, including accounting, purchasing, sales, and customer support.
Industry veteran Barker will manage the operations of Beckhoff’s American subsidiary.
The approval is conditional on the divestment of Bemis’ medical packaging business in Europe to address the E.C.’s concerns over competition.
Headquartered in Clinton, Mass., Polymer Concentrates develops and manufactures colour concentrates for the international plastics industry.
Leonard held various positions at the Packaging Association of Canada, and most recently worked as business manager for the packaging division of SGS/Evolution Designworks.
The Washington, D.C.-based association has hired executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles to find a replacement for Bill Carteaux, who passed away in December.
Clariant’s plastics & coatings division increased sales by one per cent, with particularly strong regional expansion in Latin America.
Called the next-generation operating model, or NGOM, the technology has been introduced at Husky’s factory in Dudelange, Luxembourge.
The $640 million deal will create a standalone plastics distribution business, and follows Nexeo’s pending acquisition by Univar Inc.
The launch of the new, high-speed metallization equipment is the next phase of Toray’s multi-year growth plan first announced in 2016.
The Swiss-based mold steel supplier’s new sales centre in Buenos Aires is its fourth location in South America.