U.S. equipment firm Kingsbury Corp. buys Negri Bossiby Canadian Plastics
Italy-based Sacmi Group has sold its plastics division – including the Negri Bossi injection molding machine brand – to U.S. machinery firm Kingsbury Corporation.
Mocon partners with Meyer to establish sales/service locations in Canadaby Canadian Plastics
Instrumentation equipment maker Mocon Inc. has partnered with Cornwall, Ont.-based Meyer Service and Supply Ltd. to establish two certified service locations for Canadian customers.
North American robotics shipments grew in 2013, new orders contractedby Canadian Plastics
On the heels of a strong year in 2012, the North American robotics market recorded its best year ever in 2013 for robot shipments, according to new statistics from industry trade group Robotic Industries Association (RIA). According to Ann…
Sepro America moving to larger U.S. facilityby Canadian Plastics
Robotic equipment maker Sepro America LLC has expanded into a new building that is nearly double the size of its previous space.
ABS appoints new chief operating officerby Canadian Plastics
Auxiliary equipment manufacturer Advanced Blending Solutions LLC (ABS) has named Jim Livermore as chief operating officer.
Sepro Robotique reports record year in 2013by Canadian Plastics
Robot maker Sepro Robotique (SR) enjoyed its most successful year ever in 2013, selling 1,650 robots and sprue pickers around the world, an increase of 26 per cent over 2012.
Conveying equipment makers Mac Process, Schenck AccuRate mergeby Canadian Plastics
Pneumatic conveying and air filtration systems supplier Mac Process has merged with Schenck AccuRate, a manufacturer of dry material feeders and weighing technologies.
ABS names new sales manager for Canada, northeastern U.S.by Canadian Plastics
Auxiliary equipment manufacturer Advanced Blending Solutions LLC (ABS) has named Paul Carter as the sales manager for Canada and the northeastern U.S.
Robotics maker Fanuc merges Americas operationsby Canadian Plastics
CNC equipment and robotics manufacturer Fanuc has merged its Americas operations into a single company, Fanuc America Corporation.
Colortronic North America merges with AECby Canadian Plastics
Blending and feeding equipment maker Colortronic North America has been absorbed by the AEC brand of auxiliary equipment.
K 2013 WRAP UP: ROBOTS & AUTOMATIONby Canadian Plastics
K 2013 WRAP UP: AUXILIARY EQUIPMENTby Canadian Plastics
Ametek buys Quebec-based portable 3D measurement company Creaformby Canadian Plastics
Ametek, a global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices, has announced the acquisition of Quebec-based Creaform, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of portable 3D measurement technologies and a provider of 3D…
Wittmann Battenfeld talks expansion at K 2013by Canadian Plastics
Wittmann Battenfeld GmbH is using the K 2013 show to talk about its recent European and North American expansions.
Wittmann Canada hires new sales representativeby Canadian Plastics
Richmond Hill, Ont.-based injection molding and automation equipment supplier Wittmann Canada Inc. has named Curtis Ferguson as sales representative for the company’s injection molding machines and robot/automation products.
Absolute Group expands into automation supplyby Canadian Plastics
There’s a new robot supplier in North America.
K-Tron to operate under the Coperion K-Tron brand nameby Canadian Plastics
Auxiliary equipment maker K-Tron International Inc. is being integrated with the Coperion GmbH brand.
ATS Automation to buy German cartoning machinery maker IWKby Canadian Plastics
Canada’s ATS Automation Tooling Systems has signed an agreement to acquire all shares of IWK Verpackungstecknik as well as Oystar IWK USA, a pharmaceutical and personal care tube filling and cartoning machinery group for 103 million euros.
ATS Automation reports quarterly profit riseby Canadian Plastics
ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. is reporting a $19.65-million quarterly profit, with more than half of it due to its share of gains from the sale of Ontario Solar assets.
North American robotics companies experiencing record salesby Canadian Plastics
North American robotics companies have set new sales records through June of 2013, according to new statistics released from Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry’s trade group.