Gerd Liebig returns to Demag business

January 19, 2015 8:33 am ET

UPDATED — Gerd Liebig, the former head marketing manager of Engel Holding GmbH, has been appointed managing director-chief sales officer at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH — marking his return to the Demag injection molding...


Expect to see Baxter's 'face' in more plants this year

January 16, 2015 12:32 pm ET

Expect many more Baxters working on the manufacturing floor this year.


Romi drops the Sandretto badge

January 16, 2015 12:26 pm ET

Brazilian injection molding machinery group Indústrias Romi SA is dropping the Sandretto badge from the beginning of this year.


Reifenhauser Kiefel Extrusion changes its name to Reifenhauser Blown Film

January 15, 2015 9:40 am ET

Reifenhauser Kiefel Extrusion has been renamed Reifenhauser Blown Film, and parent company Reifenhauser GmbH is investing more than 2 million euros ($2.34 million) in the Kiefel factory in Worms, Germany.


KraussMaffei, 3Con to make complete auto interior molding system

January 13, 2015 11:30 am ET

KraussMaffei AG is building on its reaction process machinery in the area of automotive interior trim, partnering with Austrian laminating, thermoforming and edgefolding components specialist 3CON Anlagenbau GmbH.


Robot maker Fanuc expands Shanghai production

January 12, 2015 1:19 pm ET

Japan’s Fanuc Corp. has added a new plant in Shanghai, along with a new technical center and research labs.


Haitian gains a foothold in Taiwan

January 8, 2015 2:23 pm ET

Injection press giant Haitian International Holdings Ltd. is establishing it first subsidiary in Taiwan, against the backdrop of a further slowing economy in mainland China.


PU equipment maker Graco adding to portfolio with acquisitions

January 6, 2015 10:01 am ET

Minneapolis-based polyurethane and spray foam machinery maker Graco Inc. is buying the stock of Pennsylvania-based High Pressure Equipment (HiP) for $160 million and expects completion of the purchase during the first quarter of this year.


Haitian bringing its Jupiter II series to North America at NPE

December 31, 2014 9:52 am ET

NPE 2015 will mark the North American debut of the Haitian Jupiter II, as Absolute Haitian Corp. plans to show a Jupiter II with a clamping force of 730 tons at the trade show.


Engel to host technology symposium at California technical center

December 30, 2014 9:34 am ET

Engel Holding GmbH's North American unit will hold a technology symposium at its technical center in Corona, Calif., on Jan. 14.

Upcoming Plastics News Events

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 16, 2015 - September 18, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

More Events


Select from the list below to subscribe to customized Plastics News e-mail news alerts. Check the options you wish to receive.

View samples of all eNewsletters »

More Newsletters