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Canadian machinery supplier Proco unveils case packer for blow molded PET bottles

The Pakman case packer features a collating indexing accumulation system to accumulate complete layers of bottles inside the packaging cell.

Haitian’s sales up 20 per cent in 2020

The China-based injection molding machine maker has also started construction of a new smart factory for advanced component and machinery manufacturing.

Industry associations praise manufacturing sector support in new Ontario budget

Among other things, the budget offers a second round of grants – ranging between $10,000 and $20,000 – to small businesses hit hard by the pandemic, and has set aside $1.7 billion for the program.

ePac Flexible Packaging expands into Toronto

The global packaging maker said it has begun accepting orders, with fulfillment handled by ePac Vancouver until the Toronto manufacturing facility opens in June, 2021.

Taiga Motors to build assembly plant in Shawinigan, Que.

The mass-assembly plant is designed to bolster Taiga into becoming a globally leading OEM for powersports vehicles.

Ampacet draws from Africa for new colour collection

Designed for polyolefin applications, the new colour palette enables brand owners to increase consumer product shelf appeal.
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Women in Manufacturing

Advanced data transfer system uses super thin polymer cable

Researchers at MIT have paired high-frequency silicon chips with a polymer cable as thin as a strand of hair to create a data transfer system that can transmit information 10 times faster than a USB. » Read more

Firms partner on a new manufacturing cell for thermoplastic polymers

Developed by BASF, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag and H + S Automatisierung, the cell can produce a wide range of different test specimens. » Read more