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Milacron and Mid-America settle patent suit over lightweight dairy jugs

Plastics processing equipment makers Milacron Holdings Corporation and Mid-America Machining Inc. have resolved and settled a patent lawsuit concerning blow molded plastic dairy containers. » Read More

Amcor shuttering Ohio PET perform plant

Packaging supplier Amcor Rigid Plastics has announced plans to close its PET preform manufacturing facility in Dayton, Ohio. » Read More

Manufacturing sales fell one per cent to $49.9 billion in May: StatsCan

Statistics Canada says the decline came as sales of motor vehicles and petroleum and coal products dropped; but sales of plastics and rubber products increased. » Read More

Mag-Plastics closes U.S. business but Amsler continues parts support

Blow molding machinery maker Mag-Plastic Machinery Inc. has closed its U.S. office in West Chester, Ohio, but Ontario-based Amsler Equipment Inc. will continue to provide parts and support for the business. » Read More
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ROTATIONAL MOLDING: Big machines, small hassles

What’s it like working in a plastics processing sector where short-run production is the norm and foreign competition is almost nonexistent? Just ask a rotational molder. » Read More
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3D PRINTING: The multi-material future is here

Multi-material 3D printers have arrived. But so have challenges to wide-scale adaptation, beginning with the machines’ hefty price tags. » Read More
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SPE Quebec TOPCON 2016

August 18 - August 19, 2016
Location: Quebec City, QC » Read More

CPIA Awards Dinner

September 14, 2016
Location: Vaughan, ON » Read More

Windsor Mold Expo

October 19, 2016
Location: Windsor, ON » Read More