February 3, 2012 News

Dynisco boosts profile in China with new acquisition

by Canadian Plastics

In a bid to strengthen its position in China, extrusion sensor and control technology supplier Dynisco LLC has purchased the assets of Shanghai Hao-Ying Measurement & Control Technology Co., Ltd.

January 16, 2012 News

Hamilton Plastic Systems to offer mold sprays

by Canadian Plastics

Hamilton Plastic Systems Ltd., of Mississauga, Ont., is now offering a complete line of premium mold sprays. 

December 7, 2011 News

Kuka Robotics Canada opens new Ontario facility

by Canadian Plastics

Automation manufacturer Kuka Robotics Canada has relocated to a new, larger facility in Mississauga, Ont.

November 19, 2011 News

Wittmann Battenfeld signs Ontor as new Canadian rep

by Canadian Plastics

In a move to extend its product line support, processing and auxiliary equipment supplier Wittmann Battenfeld, of Richmond Hill, Ont., has signed Toronto-based Ontor Ltd. (Romark Division) as their new exclusive representative for the company’s…

October 20, 2011 News

Plastics pioneer Barney Danson dies at 90

by Canadian Plastics

Canadian plastics industry veteran and federal politician Barney Danson died in Toronto on October 17, at the age of 90.

September 29, 2011 News

Milacron to distribute Gammaflux hot runner temperature control systems

by Canadian Plastics

Hot runner temperature control system supplier Gammaflux L.P. has reached a private label manufacturing agreement with Milacron LLC for Milacron to distribute the Gammaflux LEC and TTC controllers as auxiliary equipment options available with…

September 1, 2011 News

Frigel opening joint venture in Asia Pacific

by Canadian Plastics

Italian process cooling equipment maker Frigel Firenze SpA is forming a joint venture that will service the Asia Pacific region.

July 20, 2011 News

En-Plas new Canadian rep for C.M.G. granulators

by Canadian Plastics

Toronto-based turnkey equipment supplier En-Plas Inc. has been named as the sole stocking distributor for C.M.G. granulators in the Canadian market. 

July 13, 2011 News

Ontario auxiliary equipment supplier has new Quebec, Maritimes rep

by Canadian Plastics

Auxiliary equipment distributor Hamilton Plastic Systems Ltd., of Mississauga, Ont., has appointed Dorval, Que.-based Lutek Plastic Equipment Inc. as their exclusive representative in Quebec and the Maritimes.

June 14, 2011 News

Malvern Instruments opens first Canadian office

by Canadian Plastics

UK-based materials testing equipment supplier Malvern Instruments Ltd. has opened its first office in Canada.

May 8, 2011 News

Negri Bossi acquires Italian automation supplier Sytrama

by Canadian Plastics

Italian injection molding machine maker Negri Bossi has purchased Italian automation supplier Sytrama.

May 5, 2011 News

Dier International new rep for Conair in Canada

by Canadian Plastics

Dier International Plastics Inc., of Markham, Ont., has been appointed the exclusive sales representative agency in eastern Canada for auxiliary equipment manufacturer The Conair Group.

April 30, 2011 News

Hamilton agency renews its relationship with Una-Dyn/Piovan

by Canadian Plastics

Equipment supplier Hamilton Plastic Systems, of Mississauga, Ont., has renewed its long-standing relationship and distribution agreements with Una-Dyn and Piovan-Canada.

April 19, 2011 News

Ontario firm now reps color-metering equipment supplier

by Canadian Plastics

Hamilton Plastic Systems, Mississauga, Ont., has been appointed exclusive distributor in Canada for Movacolor B.V. in The Netherlands. Movacolor specializes in color metering equipment for plastics. The products it manufactures include:…

January 13, 2011 News

Dilute phase vs. dense phase pneumatic conveying: What’s right for you?

by Canadian Plastics

Some things are inherently confusing: the definition of “pie” comes to mind. Others shouldn’t be confusing, but still are somehow. Take pneumatic conveying. In theory, it’s simple, since there are really only two categories: If the conveyed…

December 19, 2010 News

micro MOVING

by Canadian Plastics

It’s been said that, with the rise of modern telecommunications, we’re living in an ever-smaller world. True or not, it’s undeniable that plastic parts keep getting smaller, as their use in the medical and electronic industries continue to…

December 13, 2010 News

ATS Automation to acquire ATW automation businesses in US, Europe

by Canadian Plastics

A subsidiary of ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the majority of Assembly & Test Worldwide, Inc.’s U.S.-based and German automation and test systems businesses (ATW).

December 8, 2010 News

Mold-Masters taps William Barker as CEO

by Canadian Plastics

Hot runner specialist Mold-Masters Ltd. has named William (Bill) Barker as its new CEO.

November 7, 2010 News

K 2010 ROUND-UP: ROBOTS & AUTOMATION

by Canadian Plastics

Robot for mid-sized I/M machines

November 7, 2010 News

K 2010 ROUND-UP: AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT

by Canadian Plastics

Modular shredder for maximum flexibilty