Dynisco boosts profile in China with new acquisitionby 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.
Hamilton Plastic Systems to offer mold spraysby Canadian Plastics
Hamilton Plastic Systems Ltd., of Mississauga, Ont., is now offering a complete line of premium mold sprays.
Kuka Robotics Canada opens new Ontario facilityby Canadian Plastics
Automation manufacturer Kuka Robotics Canada has relocated to a new, larger facility in Mississauga, Ont.
Wittmann Battenfeld signs Ontor as new Canadian repby 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…
Plastics pioneer Barney Danson dies at 90by Canadian Plastics
Canadian plastics industry veteran and federal politician Barney Danson died in Toronto on October 17, at the age of 90.
Milacron to distribute Gammaflux hot runner temperature control systemsby 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…
Frigel opening joint venture in Asia Pacificby Canadian Plastics
Italian process cooling equipment maker Frigel Firenze SpA is forming a joint venture that will service the Asia Pacific region.
En-Plas new Canadian rep for C.M.G. granulatorsby 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.
Ontario auxiliary equipment supplier has new Quebec, Maritimes repby 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.
Malvern Instruments opens first Canadian officeby Canadian Plastics
UK-based materials testing equipment supplier Malvern Instruments Ltd. has opened its first office in Canada.
Negri Bossi acquires Italian automation supplier Sytramaby Canadian Plastics
Italian injection molding machine maker Negri Bossi has purchased Italian automation supplier Sytrama.
Dier International new rep for Conair in Canadaby 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.
Hamilton agency renews its relationship with Una-Dyn/Piovanby 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.
Ontario firm now reps color-metering equipment supplierby 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:…
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…
micro MOVINGby 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…
ATS Automation to acquire ATW automation businesses in US, Europeby 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).
Mold-Masters taps William Barker as CEOby Canadian Plastics
Hot runner specialist Mold-Masters Ltd. has named William (Bill) Barker as its new CEO.
K 2010 ROUND-UP: ROBOTS & AUTOMATIONby Canadian Plastics
Robot for mid-sized I/M machines
K 2010 ROUND-UP: AUXILIARY EQUIPMENTby Canadian Plastics
Modular shredder for maximum flexibilty