News

  • 1/10/2018
  • 1/10/2018

    Engel, Wittmann Battenfeld plan Interplastica demonstrations

    Engel Holding GmbH will show two molding demonstrations at the Interplastica 2018 show in Moscow, Jan. 23-26, while Wittmann Battenfeld GmbH is showing two electric injection molding machines — an EcoPower and a MicroPower for micromolding.

  • 1/10/2018

    MTD Micro Molding expanding in Massachusetts

    MTD Micro Molding will build a 12,000-square-foot expansion at its headquarters plant to house all the tooling operations, leaving the original manufacturing space dedicated to clean room molding and assembly.

  • 1/10/2018

    KPMG steps back from role in Grefell Tower investigation

    Global management consultancy and audit firm KPMG has quit its role as project management advisor to the United Kingdom investigation into deadly fire at the Grenfell Tower housing complex following calls for it to stand down.

  • 1/10/2018
  • 1/10/2018

    Lawsuit ongoing at parent company of Fort Wayne Plastics

    While officials investigate the fatality of a worker at structural foam molder Fort Wayne Plastics Inc., unsecured creditors of the company's parent are seeking to reverse the recent purchase of the parent, Katy Industries Inc.

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  • 1/9/2018
  • 1/9/2018

    Plastek grows into a regional powerhouse

    Started by plastics legend Joseph Prischak and now run by his sons, Plastek Industries has grown to become the largest plastics company in the powerhouse plastics region surrounding Erie, Pa., and has operations and impact around the world.

  • 1/9/2018
  • 1/9/2018
  • 1/9/2018

    Petoskey provides a second life for film

    Petoskey Plastics Inc. is a major employer in its hometown and has become a leader in closed-loop recycling. Each year the company processes more than 30 million pounds of plastics, including 20 million pounds collected from customers.

  • 1/9/2018

    New housing starts, remodels expect to increase

    Single-family housing starts are expected to increase 5 percent this year to 893,000 units, which puts the market recovery to 63 percent of the "normal" levels of 1.3 million new homes built annually from 2000-03.

  • 1/9/2018
  • 1/9/2018

    MTD wins big notice for very, very small parts

    MTD Micro Molding has forged a strong identity in the challenging field of micromolding. Some of the parts are so small you can make 520 parts from a single pellet of resin. The company ships 8.5 million parts a year.

  • 1/9/2018

    Trilogy racks up steady growth

    Trilogy Plastics Inc. generated more than $18 million in sales in 2017. The company runs nine rotomolding machines — seven at its main custom molding plant in Alliance, Ohio, built in 2005, and two at a second plant down the street that is dedicated to high volume work.

  • 1/8/2018

    Trelleborg consolidating production in Ohio

    Trelleborg AB disclosed plans for a new 156,250-square-foot manufacturing hub in Aurora, Ohio, which will consolidate four sites into one and bring about 165 employees together under one roof.