January 2013

Currier Plastics Receives $100,000 Lean Manufacturing Training Grant

Auburn, N.Y. Currier Plastics has been awarded a training grant by New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL).  Currier Plastics is expanding its central New York facility and applied for assistance through the Excelsior Jobs Program and Economic Transformation Fund to support this expansion.  Currier sought additional funding through NYSDOL’s Existing Employee Training program in …
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September 2012

Currier Plastics Invests in Additional Sumitomo Injection Molding Machines

Auburn, NY.  Currier Plastics is adding additional Sumitomo Injection Molding (IM) machines that will strengthen their medium tonnage range for lid and cap molding.  The new additions (HSZ and EV series)are all electric and are designed to be more energy efficient, provide a cleaner molding environment and be more precise at higher speeds and pressures. …
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July 2012

Currier Plastics adds two additional Aoki Injection Stretch Blow Molding Machines

Auburn, NY. Currier Plastics is adding 2 more Aoki’s to their facility, bringing the current total to 6 Injection Stretch Blow Molding (ISBM) machines.  The future looks bright for the ISBM technology as the demand increases for Polyethylene terephthalate (PET), a plastic resin that produces glass-like qualities when processed.  The purchase of the new machines by …
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May 2012

Next Generation of Cap Closing at Currier Plastics

Auburn, NY    Currier Plastics has been designing  high cavitation cap molds for decades and like many other custom molders, have used the most popular mold closing technologies in the industry.  Each custom program however presents new challenges. “As our cap/lid mold cavitation increased in size, we had to consider expanding our closing systems.  Because of …
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May 2012

Currier Plastics Makes investment in 3D Printing Technology

Auburn, NY  Currier Plastics has added a 3D printer to use in their design department for part engineering development.  In a statement released by Gary Kieffer, VP of New Product Development, “We look forward to enhancing our V² philosophy by bringing  our 3D electronic Designs to a 3D tangible sample for both internal and external …
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April 2012

Currier Plastics Increases Blow Molding Capacity

Auburn, NY Currier Plastics has recently added three Automa extrusion blow molding machines. They have added (2) AT400D and (1) AT700D machines that feature in-process trimming capabilities (dome, moil, tail and handle punch out) increasing their overall blow molding capacity. These new investments are valued at $ 1.75 million and significantly increases the custom molder’s …
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July 2011

Currier Plastics Introduces a Unique Business Philosophy

Auburn, NY  Currier Plastics has released a new V² logo (pronounced V Squared) that better describes their philosophy as a company. V² = Value x Velocity and is defined by the following statement: Currier Plastics is driven to provide two elements of outstanding capabilities to our customers; speed or true velocity in everything we do …
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June 2011

Currier Plastics Invests in the Future of Herman Avenue Second Graders

Auburn, NY It is that time of year again for the visit from Herman Ave 2nd Grade Class to see what Auburn has to offer in technology at local manufacturer Currier Plastics. “Herman Avenue second graders have been visiting Currier Plastics for about 15 years now,” said John Currier, President of Currier Plastics, “and my …
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February 2011

Currier Plastics to Add Two Additional Aoki ISBM Lines in 1st Half of 2011

Auburn, NY Currier Plastics is planning for the arrival of 2 additional Aoki ISBM (Injection Stretch Blow Molding) machines during the first half of 2011.  Currier Plastics has been processing with Aoki ISBM’s since 2009.  This will make a total of 4 ISBM machines at the Auburn, NY facility. In the plastics molding industry, it’s …
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