January 27, 2015 News

Piovan buys majority stake in Italian material handling equipment maker Penta

by 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

September 16, 2014 News

Flexicon doubling U.S. headquarters

by Canadian Plastics

Bulk handling equipment supplier Flexicon Corporation has broken ground for an expansion that will double the size of its U.S. headquarters.

September 10, 2014 News

Frank Kavanagh new VP, global sales for Maguire

by Canadian Plastics

Auxiliary equipment supplier Maguire Products Inc. has appointed Frank Kavanagh as vice president of global sales.

September 3, 2014 News

ATS Automation completes purchase of Germany’s M+W Process

by Canadian Plastics

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. has completed its purchase of Germany-based M+W Process Automation.

August 19, 2014 News

Thermo Fisher completes sale of lab equipment maker Cole-Parmer

by 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.

August 18, 2014 News

Three Italian machinery makers partner to market in North America

by 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.

August 15, 2014 News

Lorenz Conveying Products makes Profit 500 list of fastest growing companies

by Canadian Plastics

Ontario-based Lorenz Conveying Products has made the Profit 500 list of Canada’s fastest growing companies.

July 23, 2014 News

Conair appoints new sales managers

by Canadian Plastics

Auxiliary equipment supplier The Conair Group has appointed some well-known industry figures to its sales management team.

July 18, 2014 News

Munson Machinery expands headquarters

by Canadian Plastics

Auxiliary equipment maker Munson Machinery is expanding the size of its Utica, New York, headquarters by approximately one-third.

July 2, 2014 News

Dri-Air appoints Wesco as Canadian rep

by Canadian Plastics

Dryer manufacturer Dri-Air Industries Inc., East Windsor, Conn., has appointed Wesco Services, of Brampton, Ont., as its representative in Canada.

June 27, 2014 News

RJG strengthens its Canadian presence

by Canadian Plastics

Process control systems supplier RJG Inc., of Traverse City, Mich., has added staff to increase its presence in Canada.

June 25, 2014 News

KraussMaffei partners for expanded representation in Africa, Middle East

by 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.

June 16, 2014 News

ABB partners with Sheridan for new robotics centre

by 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…

June 4, 2014 News

Coperion to consolidate North American operations

by 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.

June 3, 2014 News

Incoe opens new European headquarters

by Canadian Plastics

Hot runner and specialized tooling maker Incoe Corporation has opened its new consolidated European headquarters in Rödermark, Germany.

June 1, 2014 Feature

Athena Automation keeps on building

by Canadian Plastics

Processing machinery maker Athena Automation Ltd. is putting down some deep roots.

May 21, 2014 News

New equipment lines for Nordic Sensors

by 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.

May 9, 2014 News

Kevin Bell joins Hamilton Plastic Systems

by Canadian Plastics

Kevin Bell has joined Mississauga, Ont.-based auxiliary equipment supplier Hamilton Plastic Systems Ltd. as technical sales representative for Western Ontario.

April 29, 2014 News

Flexicon Corp. opens Singapore branch

by 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.

April 15, 2014 News

Canada Pension Plan sells Air Distribution unit to Johnson Controls for $1.6 billion

by 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.