April 2013

Currier Plastics Receives Award for Excellence in Safety Management

Auburn, NY. Currier Plastics has been selected to receive a 2013 Policyholder Award for Excellence in Safety Management by The MEMIC Group. Of the 19,000 companies insured by MEMIC, Currier Plastics is 1 of 6 receiving this award. “This recognition is due to the efforts of everyone on a daily basis to identify and correct …
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February 2013

Currier Plastics $ 21 Million Expansion and Renovation Nearing Completion

Auburn, NY. Currier Plastics is expected to complete the expansion and renovation during the second quarter this year. Focused on the packaging sector, Currier has outgrown its current footprint, making this expansion necessary to keep up with demand. In addition to the completion of the new 40,000 sq ft Blow Molding Building, and the 10,000 …
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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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