Overcoming common MEDICAL TUBING problemsby Canadian Plastics
Because there’s no room for error in critical care applications.
Conair opens extrusion lab in Michiganby Canadian Plastics
Auxiliary equipment maker Conair Group has opened an 8,000-square-foot lab dedicated to extrusion development and testing, at its facility in Pinconning, Mich. The Conair Extrusion Development & Testing Lab houses four production scale extruders and is staffed by three full-time…
Gerold Schley new head of battenfeld-cincinnati groupby Canadian Plastics
Extrusion machinery maker battenfeld-cincinnati has named equipment Gerold Schley as its new president and CEO. Effective January 1, 2015, the 54-year-old Schley replaces interim president and CEO Michael von Cappeln, who filled in following Jürgen Arnold’s resignation earlier this year.…
New Graham Engineering extrusion rep for Manitobaby Canadian Plastics
Graham Engineering Corporation has appointed Patrick Johnsen to be regional sales manager for extrusion in the Canadian province of Manitoba and the U.S. Midwest.
Davis-Standard CEO Bob Preston to step downby Canadian Plastics
Extrusion equipment manufacturer Davis-Standard LLC is about to go on the hunt for a new CEO.
Double digit growth expected in global plastic pipe marketby Canadian Plastics
Four major factors will lead to double digit growth in the global demand for plastic pipe systems over the next ten years, according to a keynote speaker at the recent Plastic Pipes XVII conference and exhibition in Chicago.
Mega order for battenfeld-cincinnati in Chinaby Canadian Plastics
The Chinese subsidiary of German/Austrian processing equipment maker battenfeld-cincinnati Extrusion Systems Ltd. is delivering an order for 25 extruders to an unnamed major Chinese pipe manufacturer.
Extrusion pioneer, Welex co-founder Frank Nissel diesby Canadian Plastics
Frank Nissel, an extrusion pioneer who co-founded extrusion equipment maker Welex in 1966, passed away on August 28 at age 88.
Mexichem to buy HDPE pipe maker Dura-Line for US$630 millionby Canadian Plastics
Mexico-based PVC pipe and specialty chemicals maker Mexichem SAB de CV is acquiring plastic pipe maker Dura-Line Corporation from private equity firm CHS Capital for US$630 million.
Three Italian machinery makers partner to market in North Americaby Canadian Plastics
Three Italian plastic machinery manufacturers are partnering with an American automation equipment supplier and sales rep to create a new network of companies that will market equipment in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.
Toronto’s Gran Packaging will auction assetsby Canadian Plastics
Assets of Canadian plastic bag manufacturer Gran Packaging are set for auctioning in late-June.
ABC Group sells U.S. subsidiary to Chinese holding companyby Canadian Plastics
Toronto-based global automotive parts maker ABC Group Inc. has sold its ABC Group Fuel Systems Inc. subsidiary to China’s state-owned firm Rongshi International Holding Company Ltd.
Gloucester Engineering expands bag machine rebuilding businessby Canadian Plastics
Extrusion equipment maker Gloucester Engineering Co. Inc. (GEC) has expanded and improved its rebuilding and retrofitting of old bag making machines.
Industrial hose maker Norres establishing first North American facilityby Canadian Plastics
Germany-based industrial hose manufacturer Norres has announced plans to establish its first production facility in North America.
Davis-Standard opens spare parts, service centre in Chinaby Canadian Plastics
Extrusion and converting equipment maker Davis-Standard LLC has opened a spare parts and service centre at its manufacturing facility in Suzhou, China.
Gloucester Engineering creates new operating divisions, consolidates TO’s Future Designby Canadian Plastics
In a move designed to better serve its customers, extrusion equipment maker Gloucester Engineering Corporation (GEC) is splitting into two divisions.
Graham Engineering completes integration of American Kuhne and Welex machinery brandsby Canadian Plastics
Extrusion blow molding machine maker Graham Engineering Corporation (GEC) has completed its integration of the American Kuhne and Welex machinery brands.
Sigma Stretch Film installs new film line at Ontario plantby Canadian Plastics
U.S.-based stretch film producer Sigma Stretch Film recently installed two stretch film lines, including a five-layer blown stretch film line at its facility in Belleville, Ont.
New Ontario standards recognize polypropylene pipeby Canadian Plastics
Polypropylene pipe has been added to the province of Ontario’s list of approved products for sanitary and storm water sewer projects.
Milacron buys American Extrusion Services firmby Canadian Plastics
In a move designed to boost its extrusion services, plastics processing equipment maker Milacron LLC has acquired extrusion machine repair and extrusion parts repair firm American Extrusion Services Inc (AES).