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…
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.
Frank Nissel, an extrusion pioneer who co-founded extrusion equipment maker Welex in 1966, passed away on August 28 at age 88.
For the first time in its history, plastics technology provider MuCell Extrusion LLC has reached sales of US$100 million over a 12 month period.
Resin manufacturer Royal DSM is investing in a new plant to make high viscosity Akulon polyamide 6 grades for film and other extrusion applications in North America.
Germany-based industrial hose manufacturer Norres has announced plans to establish its first production facility in North America.
Polypropylene pipe has been added to the province of Ontario’s list of approved products for sanitary and storm water sewer projects.
Plastics processing and auxiliary equipment maker Wittmann Battenfeld is in the midst of a new push into the extrusion machinery market.
Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH and Leistritz Extrusionstechnik GmbH are partnering to market new lines of recycling compounding technology.
In a move designed to expand their global footprints, extrusion equipment maker Davis-Standard LLC and China’s Guangdong Jinming Machinery Co. Ltd have formed a strategic partnership to market blown film machinery.
Vision Extrusion of Woodbridge, Ont. is partnering with Montreal-based profile extruder Dynaplast-Extruco to form a new extrusion company called Nextrusions.
In 1963, Lester Pearson was Canada’s Prime Minister, the Beatles were still in Liverpool, and Branko Muich started working at a new Toronto-based custom extrusion shop called Polyform Ltd.
India’s largest plastics trade show, PlastIndia, is moving to a new location.
Plast-Ex 2013, Canada’s only plastics industry trade show this year, is set to begin.
Taking measurements to establish baseline data for an extruder system sounds pretty dull. Dull, but important. Simply put, when a new single screw or twin screw extruder is installed, or a new screw mounted in an existing machine, it’s…
Ontario-based building material supplier Royal Building Products has named Chris Bitsakakis as the new vice president and general manager of its Window & Door Profiles business.
Munich-based equipment manufacturer The KraussMaffei Group has appointed Peter Roos as the new manager for its extrusion segment.
We’ve all heard the old myth that an apple falling onto his noggin inspired Sir Isaac Newton to start thinking about gravity. A more recent myth holds that commercial purging compounds (CPCs) are for injection molding machines only. While…
Canadian extrusion systems manufacturer Macro Engineering & Technology Inc. has created a new division for film and sheet extrusion customers.