Piovan buys majority stake in Italian material handling equipment maker Pentaby Canadian Plastics
Italy-based auxiliary equipment company Piovan has bought a majority stake in the Italian materials handling company Penta. According to a statement from Piovan, the acquisition is a “further important step in completing the range of solutions in the plastics sectors…
Flexicon doubling U.S. headquartersby Canadian Plastics
Bulk handling equipment supplier Flexicon Corporation has broken ground for an expansion that will double the size of its U.S. headquarters.
Frank Kavanagh new VP, global sales for Maguireby Canadian Plastics
Auxiliary equipment supplier Maguire Products Inc. has appointed Frank Kavanagh as vice president of global sales.
ATS Automation completes purchase of Germany’s M+W Processby Canadian Plastics
ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. has completed its purchase of Germany-based M+W Process Automation.
Thermo Fisher completes sale of lab equipment maker Cole-Parmerby Canadian Plastics
Testing equipment manufacturer Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has completed the sale of its Cole-Parmer customer channel business to private equity firm GTCR LLC for approximately US$480 million in cash.
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.
Lorenz Conveying Products makes Profit 500 list of fastest growing companiesby Canadian Plastics
Ontario-based Lorenz Conveying Products has made the Profit 500 list of Canada’s fastest growing companies.
Conair appoints new sales managersby Canadian Plastics
Auxiliary equipment supplier The Conair Group has appointed some well-known industry figures to its sales management team.
Munson Machinery expands headquartersby Canadian Plastics
Auxiliary equipment maker Munson Machinery is expanding the size of its Utica, New York, headquarters by approximately one-third.
Dri-Air appoints Wesco as Canadian repby Canadian Plastics
Dryer manufacturer Dri-Air Industries Inc., East Windsor, Conn., has appointed Wesco Services, of Brampton, Ont., as its representative in Canada.
RJG strengthens its Canadian presenceby Canadian Plastics
Process control systems supplier RJG Inc., of Traverse City, Mich., has added staff to increase its presence in Canada.
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.
ABB partners with Sheridan for new robotics centreby Canadian Plastics
Robotics and automation equipment maker ABB Canada is partnering with Sheridan College to create a new robotics centre in the Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT), located at Sheridan’s Davis Campus in…
Coperion to consolidate North American operationsby Canadian Plastics
As part of its strategy to fully integrate its business units, Germany-based bulk material handling equipment maker Coperion GmbH is realigning and relocating its North American operations.
Incoe opens new European headquartersby Canadian Plastics
Hot runner and specialized tooling maker Incoe Corporation has opened its new consolidated European headquarters in Rödermark, Germany.
Athena Automation keeps on buildingby Canadian Plastics
Processing machinery maker Athena Automation Ltd. is putting down some deep roots.
New equipment lines for Nordic Sensorsby Canadian Plastics
Thermocouples, industrial sensors, and temperature sensors supplier Nordic Sensors Industrial Inc., headquartered in Terrebonne, Que., has added three new principals to its product line.
Kevin Bell joins Hamilton Plastic Systemsby Canadian Plastics
Kevin Bell has joined Mississauga, Ont.-based auxiliary equipment supplier Hamilton Plastic Systems Ltd. as technical sales representative for Western Ontario.
Flexicon Corp. opens Singapore branchby Canadian Plastics
In a move to expand its presence in Southeast Asia, U.S.-based bulk material handling equipment maker Flexicon Corporation has opened a new facility in Singapore, it was announced by David Gill, president.
Canada Pension Plan sells Air Distribution unit to Johnson Controls for $1.6 billionby Canadian Plastics
The body that manages investments for the Canada Pension Plan has agreed to sell Air Distribution Technologies Inc. to Johnson Controls in a deal worth approximately $1.6 billion.