Gerd Liebig new sales executive with Sumitomo (SHI) Demagby Canadian Plastics
Gerd Liebig is set to become the new managing director, chief sales officer of injection machine maker Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH. Effective April 1, Liebig, 53, takes over the full responsibility of all worldwide sales, after sales and…
KraussMaffei partners with 3CON for reaction process machineryby Canadian Plastics
In a bid to is expand its presence in the area of automotive interior trim making, injection press maker KraussMaffei AG is partnering with Austrian laminating, thermoforming and edgefolding components specialist 3CON Anlagenbau GmbH. The partnership is designed to build…
Design a BETTER INJECTION MOLDED PARTby Canadian Plastics
Think it’s tough to put together a decent jacket-shirt-tie combo in the morning? Try mastering the complexities of designing an injection molded appearance part for production runs in the hundreds of thousands. It’s as difficult as it sounds. “Small details…
Engel adds sales support to Quebec and Eastern Canadaby Canadian Plastics
Injection press maker Engel North America has increased its sales and support coverage to customers in Quebec and Eastern Canada with the addition of account manager Louis Corriveau.
Renners steps down as CSO of Sumitomo (SHI) Demagby Canadian Plastics
Christian Renners, the chief senior officer of injection molding press manufacturer Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, is leaving the company.
Milacron names Bruce Chalmers as new CFOby Canadian Plastics
Cincinnati, Ohio-based plastics processing equipment maker Milacron LLC has appointed Bruce Chalmers as chief financial officer.
Nu-Co Plastics among the finalists for Ontario Export Awardsby Canadian Plastics
Blenheim, Ont.-based injection molder Nu-Co Plastics is among the finalists that have been revealed for the Ontario Export Awards.
New Sumitomo Demag rep for Western Canadaby Canadian Plastics
Shaw and Christler Equipment Technologies LLC has been appointed as manufacturers’ representatives for Sumitomo (SHI) Demag for the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
SPE names Bill Kent as Thermoformer of the Yearby Canadian Plastics
The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Thermoforming Division has named U.S.-based industry veteran Bill Kent as its Thermoformer of the Year.
Arburg expanding in Czech Republicby Canadian Plastics
Processing equipment maker Arburg Inc. is expanding its subsidiary in the Czech Republic.
Engel’s automation group adds new staffby Canadian Plastics
York, Pa.-based injection molding machine supplier Engel North America has added five new staff members to its automation group.
Myers Industries concludes purchase of Toronto-based Scepterby Canadian Plastics
U.S.-based plastics products maker Myers Industries Inc. has completed its $157 million acquisition of Canada’s Scepter Corp. and Scepter Manufacturing LLC.
KraussMaffei partners for expanded representation in Africa, Middle Eastby Canadian Plastics
Plastics processing equipment maker KraussMaffei AG has partnered with Dubai-based Integrated Packaging Systems (IPS) to represent the KraussMaffei brand in key markets across the Middle East and Africa.
Injection, blow molder Scepter sold to Myers Industriesby Canadian Plastics
In a bid to increase its presence in the plastic fuel tank sector, U.S.-based plastics products maker Myers Industries Inc. has acquired Toronto’s Scepter Corp. and Scepter Manufacturing LLC for US$160 million.
Athena Automation breaks ground for Vaughan, Ont., systems centreby Canadian Plastics
On May 26, 2014, plastics processing machinery maker Athena Automation Ltd. broke ground for a new systems centre for machine assembly and integration. The 155,000-square-foot (14,400 m2) plant is located next to Athena’s current research…
Athena Automation keeps on buildingby Canadian Plastics
Processing machinery maker Athena Automation Ltd. is putting down some deep roots.
Milacron forms tooling partnership with Big 3 Precision Moldsby Canadian Plastics
Plastics processing equipment maker Milacron has made a tooling partnership with blow mold manufacturing company Big 3 Precision Molds to develop and commercialize injection blow molding technology, including turn-key systems.
Big expansion underway at Arburg headquarters in Germanyby Canadian Plastics
Construction has started on a new 200,000-square-foot expansion at the headquarters of injection molding machine maker Arburg GmbH + Co KG, in Lossburg, Germany.
Protoplast is having a very good yearby Canadian Plastics
Sometimes the stars and planets align and — through a combination of talent, hard work, timing, and a bit of luck — you wind up having a very good year. Elvis had one in 1956, for example, and so did Wayne Gretzky in 1982. And it…
Mega Brands shareholders approve Mattel takeoverby Canadian Plastics
Shareholders of Canadian toy maker Mega Brands Inc. have overwhelmingly approved a US$460 million friendly takeover by American giant Mattel Inc.