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…
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…
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…
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.
Christian Renners, the chief senior officer of injection molding press manufacturer Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, is leaving the company.
Cincinnati, Ohio-based plastics processing equipment maker Milacron LLC has appointed Bruce Chalmers as chief financial officer.
Blenheim, Ont.-based injection molder Nu-Co Plastics is among the finalists that have been revealed for the Ontario Export Awards.
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.
The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Thermoforming Division has named U.S.-based industry veteran Bill Kent as its Thermoformer of the Year.
Processing equipment maker Arburg Inc. is expanding its subsidiary in the Czech Republic.
York, Pa.-based injection molding machine supplier Engel North America has added five new staff members to its automation group.
U.S.-based plastics products maker Myers Industries Inc. has completed its $157 million acquisition of Canada’s Scepter Corp. and Scepter Manufacturing LLC.
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.
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.
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…
Processing machinery maker Athena Automation Ltd. is putting down some deep roots.
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.
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.
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Shareholders of Canadian toy maker Mega Brands Inc. have overwhelmingly approved a US$460 million friendly takeover by American giant Mattel Inc.