September 2013

Currier Plastics Invests in CIE Lab Measurement System

Auburn, NY Currier Plastics has added BYK Gardner Spectrophotometer as a preventative measure for checking colors of bottles and closures at their facility. The spectrophotometer or spectro-guide measures both color and opacity, which is important because both influence the product appearance and market appeal of colored components and its’ relationship with fill product. A difference …
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August 2013

Currier Plastics Partners with Syracuse University

Auburn, NY Currier Plastics is working with graduate students from Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management and L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science on a course that will concentrate on Six Sigma’s “Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control” (DMAIC) process. The students, from the Master of Supply Chain Management (SCM), Master of Business …
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July 2013

Currier Plastics Increases ISBM Machine Bank

Auburn, NY Currier Plastics is adding another Aoki Injection Stretch Blow Molding (ISBM) machine to their ISBM bank at their facility. Aoki’s ISBM technology was developed over 30 years ago and they continue to be the industry leader in plastic container development. Aoki focuses on molding with the lowest environmental impact while effectively using environmental …
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June 2013

Currier Plastics Expansion Update

Auburn, NY. Currier Plastics has begun the final phase of their $21 million dollar expansion.  The Injection Molding (IM) department has begun the relocation of equipment in the newly renovated 25,000 sq ft production area.  New equipment for the IM department includes a 15,000 lb crane which enables moving high cavity injection molds.  The new …
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May 2013

Supporting the First Walk for Autism Awareness Cayuga

Auburn, NY Currier Plastics participated in this milestone event as an event sponsor of the E. John Gavras Center’s First Walk for Autism Awareness held on April 20, 2013 at Hoopes Park in Auburn, New York. One in 88 children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, now the fastest growing developmental disability in the country. …
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April 2013

Proudly Received an 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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March 2013

Aiding the First Plastics Technology Program at Cayuga County Community College

Auburn, NY. Currier Plastics is consulting with Cayuga Community College (CCC) to help create their first plastics technology program.  CCC was awarded a grant in the fall of 2012 to develop an advanced manufacturing project in the plastics industry for New York State and to support state-wide workforce development initiatives. Sam Ware, automation engineer at …
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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

Welcoming the Addition of 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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