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Smithers Group relocating some jobs to Ohio


December 19, 2014 10:05 am ET

Smithers Group will relocate its North American Information business unit from Portland, Maine, to Akron, Ohio, and as a result will move more than 20 jobs to Ohio over the next year.

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Ecojug trims HDPE from milk jugs


December 17, 2014 8:57 am ET

United Diary Inc. has saved 1.7 million pounds of high density polythylene during the production of 80 million of its new Ecojug milk jug design since January 2013.

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Amcor unveils hot-fill PET jars that accept metal lug closures


December 17, 2014 8:47 am ET

Amcor Rigid Plastics has developed hot-fill PET jars that accept metal lug closures — which the company claims is a first for food packaging.

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Heritage Bag adds Gloucester equipment


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Heritage Bag Co. has purchased six bag-making machines from Gloucester Engineering Co. for its new headquarters factory in Roanoke, Texas, which also has 16 blown film lines.

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PS foam sheet line features tandem extruders


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Macro Engineering & Technology Inc. if Mississauga, Ontario, has introduced a high-output polystyrene foam sheet extrusion line that has an output up to 1,543 pounds an hour.

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Quick-Start manifolds designed to complement Rheo-Pro hot runners.


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

MHS Mold Hotrunner Solutions of Georgetown, Ontario, has introduced the pre-engineered Quick-Start line of hot runner manifolds, designed to complement the company's Rheo-Pro hot runners.

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Sipa introduces injection- compression- stretch-blow molding


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Sipa SpA unveiled its latest move to the PET bottle factory of the future, at the BrauBeviale show in Nuremberg, Germany, in November.

Tester designed to find mold water leaks in the toolroom


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Die-Sep’s mold water leak tester, Model MWLT 212, is designed to test an entire mold for leaks using its water manifold flow line or the mold’s circuits using individual circuit valves.

Customers see RDK series at Illig open house


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Thermoforming machinery manufacturer Illig Maschinenbau GmbH Co. KG welcomed more than 250 attendees to an open house Oct. 29-30 at its headquarters in Heilbronn, Germany.

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Conair using Microsoft SQL in gravimetric blenders


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Conair Group is using Microsoft SQL Server, the relational database management system used in general business applications, for its gravimetric blenders, including TrueBlend and TrueWeigh equipment.

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