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Ube Industries buying majority stake in Mitsubishi’s injection molding machine business

Japan-based Ube Machinery Corp. Ltd. is buying a majority stake in the injection molding business of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI), which is also headquartered in Japan. In a statement, Ube said it will acquire an 85 per cent equity stake in Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Plastic Technology “in order to secure the latter’s worldwide business in injection molding machines.” » Read More

LyondellBasell to build HDPE plant on U.S. Gulf Coast

The plant will have an annual capacity of 1.1 billion pounds (500,000 metric tons) and will be the first commercial plant to employ LyondellBasell’s new proprietary Hyperzone PE technology. » Read More

Profits up for Milacron in Q2 2016

Processing equipment maker Milacron Holdings Corporation reported sales of US$308.1 million, an increase of 3.4%, for its second quarter 2016. » Read More

Pretium Packaging buys container-maker Custom Blow Molding

Pretium will retain the Custom Blow Molding brand, and CBM executives Bill McNeal and Joe Abbott will join Pretium’s leadership team where they will continue to lead the CBM 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
Windsor Mold Expo

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