Windsor Mold Expo event is coming upby Canadian Plastics
On October 23, 2014, the tabletop Windsor Mold Expo, organized by Canadian Plastics, will take place in Windsor, Ont.
Lessons from Portugal’s improved moldmaking industryby Canadian Plastics
Go back 30 years and many of Canada’s moldmakers and plastics processors probably had at least one or two Portuguese companies as go-to contacts on their rolodexes. With a centuries-old glass making tradition that crossed naturally over…
Autodesk to acquire Delcamby Canadian Plastics
3D design software maker Autodesk Inc. is buying software developer Delcam plc for approximately US$276 million.
Plast-Ex 2013 is hereby Canadian Plastics
Plast-Ex 2013, Canada’s only plastics industry trade show this year, is set to begin.
B&C Plastics: Highlighting competitiveness with the right ERP solutionby Mark Stephen, editor
There’s nothing wrong with writing things down on paper by hand — it’s how Shakespeare and America’s Founding Fathers did it, among others. But let’s face it: it’s no way to run a business in the Internet Age.
Pipeline to the Factsby Canadian Plastics
This time last year, we opened our fifth Extrusion Benchmark Survey by noting that the worst of the worst recession in living memory was behind us. Twelve months later, we’re fairly certain it’s true. But what do some of…
Gate Crashersby Mark Stephen, editor
Fact: Valve gating has become the preferred method of gating for precision molders, offering a more stable injection process without stringing and drooling of the melt. And these are particularly interesting times for valves gates: two themes…
Four-Warnedby Mark Stephen, editor
The survey, consisting of 33 questions, was emailed in August 2012 to approximately 160 moldmakers across Canada in the Canadian Plastics database, as well as to members of the Canadian Association of Mold Makers (CAMM). We received 23…
Ontario engraving shop installs rare laser ablation systemby Canadian Plastics
A small industrial engraving company in Windsor, Ont., has gone where almost no other Canadian job shop has gone before: it’s offering laser ablation services for moldmakers.
K 2010 ROUND-UP: MOLDMAKING COMPONENTS/HOT RUNNERSby Canadian Plastics
New sequential valve gate system uses more signals