Preston steps down as Davis-Standard CEO

November 7, 2014 4:23 pm ET

Machinery manufacturer Davis-Standard LLC is looking for a new CEO after Bob Preston is leaving that top post to become chairman and CEO of another company.


Color mixer introduced for powder

November 7, 2014 6:00 am ET

Liquid color has been used in injection molding for years, but at Rotoplas, Reduction Engineering Scheer Inc. introduced an inline color mixer for use during pulverizing of powder for rotational molding.


Shouman launches lab extruder business

November 6, 2014 8:47 am ET

Egyptian film packaging company Shouman Industrial Group is diversifying into the equipment business, launching a unit making laboratory extrusion lines for the European and North American markets.

Air cooling for new pulverizer technology

November 6, 2014 8:16 am ET

Orenda Automation Technologies Inc. unveiled its new pulverizer technology at Rotoplas — using air cooling instead of water for the first time, officials said.


Maachi sees strong film sales

November 5, 2014 11:37 am ET

Macchi SpA, the Italian maker of blown film lines, generated sales of about 41 million euros ($50 million) in 2013, with just 110 employees.

Reiloy Westland hosts groundbreaking for new HQ factory

November 5, 2014 11:32 am ET

Screw and barrel maker Reiloy Westland Corp will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 11 at the new Maize Industrial Park in Wichita, Kan., where it is building a 55,000-square-foot headquarters factory.


Milacron, Trexel agreement will incorporate MuCell into presses

November 4, 2014 10:54 am ET

Trexel Inc. and Milacron LLC have signed a partnership agreement that allows Milacron to incorporate MuCell into the company's injection molding machines.


Liebig leaving Engel for undisclosed post elsewhere in plastics

November 3, 2014 1:25 pm ET

Gerd Liebig is leaving his job as group marketing manager of Engel Holding GmbH, the Schwertberg, Austria-based manufacturer of injection molding machines and robots, to take another job in plastics.


Arburg inks training pact with Taiwan's Ming Chi University

October 31, 2014 2:24 pm ET

German injection molding press maker Arburg GmbH + Co. KG announced this week that it has inked a cooperative deal with Taiwan's Ming Chi University of Technology.


Hong Kong injection molding equipment maker enters US market

October 31, 2014 1:39 pm ET

Hong Kong-based L.K. Technology Holdings Ltd. is entering the North American plastics processing market with a line of its eXcel injection molding machines for general purpose applications.

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