Proper Group buys Cutting Edge

March 18, 2015 3:38 pm ET

Proper Group International has expanded its mold making and related services by acquiring an ownership interest in Cutting Edge Technologies Ltd.


Seaway Plastics gets private equity backing

March 11, 2015 4:45 pm ET

Seaway Plastics Engineering LLC owners Tim Smock and Paul Bernard are turning to private equity investor Tonka Bay Equity Partners LLC to help accelerate the company’s growth.


Worker shortage to be focus for mold makers, suppliers at NPE

March 11, 2015 11:43 am ET

With a forecasted tooling shortage ahead, NPE 2015 in Orlando, Fla., will be packed with tool makers and related suppliers hoping to capitalize on the spotlight:


Mold maker Moldworx building in Arizona to bring in more molding

March 5, 2015 10:13 am ET

Moldworx LLC has begun leasing more space in Gilbert, Ariz., to allow it to grow its injection molding business.


Best Places To Work: No. 4, Ayanna Plastics & Engineering Inc.

March 3, 2015 2:39 pm ET

Ayanna Plastics & Engineering Inc., a Clearwater, Fla., injection molder and toolmaker, ranks No. 4 on the Plastics News Best Places to Work list. The woman-owned business is run by Vice President Tammy Redmond and her husband and co-owner Dan...


Exhibitors have high hopes for NPE 2015

February 23, 2015 3:01 pm ET

The U.S. economy is strong. Resin prices are on the decline. The North American automotive industry is pushing record levels. For all these reasons, and more, exhibitors have high hopes for the upcoming NPE 2015 trade show, scheduled for March 23-27 ...


New firm to offer support for Cinpres gas-assist systems

February 19, 2015 1:39 pm ET

The shareholders of Cinpres Gas Injection Ltd. have announced that a license and support agreement has been entered into with newly-formed Cinpres UK Ltd.


Mantz uses automation to compete in a global tooling market

February 18, 2015 10:25 am ET

For mold maker Mantz Automation Inc., the automation part of the name is a way of life.


R&D/Leverage aids in scaling up Replenish bottle program

February 11, 2015 12:36 pm ET

R&D/Leverage helped scale up production of the Replenish Refill bottle, a refillable plastic bottle system that has pods of concentrated soaps and cleaners attach to the bottom of the bottle.


Haidlmair buys majority of toolmaker Tesan Mould, expands to North America

February 10, 2015 10:31 am ET

Austria-based Haidlmair GmbH of has set up a North American manufacturing base by purchasing a majority stake in Canadian mold-maker Tesan Mould Inc. in Concord, Ontario.

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