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Beck Automation shows robotic system for in-mold labeling

Beck Automation AG's Beck-Flex high-speed in-mold labeling robotic system has the flexibility to run both inside- and outside-gated parts, and stack them on a conveyor.

Arburg to have 27 exhibits at K 2016

During K 2016, Arburg GmbH + Co. KG will display 12 machines at its own traditional “lucky number” booth of Hall 13, Standard A13 — and a total of 27 exhibits.

Professional Plastics named Orange County, Calif., family-owned business of the year

Professional Plastics Inc. has been named a 2016 family-owned business of the year by the Orange County Business Journal.

PE pipe making potable inroads

The qualities of polyethylene pipe are piquing the interest of more civil engineers of potable water systems in North America.

Milacron opens eSTORE

Milacron Holdings Corp. has made its new Milacron eSTORE live, and the site is fulfilling orders for customers in North America and Europe.

Pretium Packaging buys Custom Blow Molding

Pretium Packaging LLC of Chesterfield, Mo., has added an operation with locations in Escondido, Calif., Carrollton, Texas, and Aurora, Ill.

PolyOne buying two businesses, creating Advanced Composites platform

PolyOne Corp. is paying $85.5 million to acquire two composites businesses from Gordon Holdings Inc.

Major upgrades help Otto Environmental prepare for growth

Waste and recycling container maker Otto Environmental Systems North America Inc. ended up spending about 18 months and about $18 million improving infrastructure, adding manufacturing capacity and preparing the company for growth.

New optical sorter can speed sortation

National Recovery Technologies (NRT) has announced a next-generation platform of its SpydiR and ColorPlus optical sorters, for bottle sortation.

Jomar to introduce new injection blow molding technology at K 2016

Jomar Corp., which makes injection blow molding machines in Egg Harbor Township, N.J., has launched the IntelliDrive series that incorporates a custom-designed, servo-driven hydraulic system. Jomar said the new machine delivers big improvements in energy efficiency, output and performance.

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