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Husky Injection Molding Systems
500 Queen St. South
L7E 5S5
[t] +1 905 951 5000
[f] +1 905 951 5384
Husky Injection Molding Systems is a global supplier of injection moulding equipment and services to the plastics industry. With one of the broadest product lines in the industry, customers use Husky equipment to manufacture a wide range of products in the packaging, technical and automotive industries. The company has more than 40 service and sales offices, supporting customers in more than 100 countries. Husky’s manufacturing facilities are located in Canada, the United States, Luxembourg and China. The company’s common shares (HKY) are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and are included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index.
Husky helps develop world's first compostable water bottle
05 November, 2006
Husky, the world's leading supplier of bottle preform production equipment and services, has helped bring the first compostable water bottle made from NatureWorks PLA corn-based resin to the market.
Novapak continues investment in PET product platform
04 November, 2006
To support the increasing growth and demand for PET bottles, Novapak, a business of PVC Container Corporation, has purchased a new Husky HyPET 300, 48-cavity system to be installed in its Paris, Ill., plant this summer.
Husky introduces new QTI System for large multi-material automotive applications
03 November, 2006
Husky Injection Molding Systems today unveiled injection molding machinery technology that enables automotive Tier 1 and OEM customers to cost-effectively manufacture large interior and exterior plastic panels with multiple materials in one machine. This innovation, called the Quadloc-Tandem-Index system, delivers a complete part with improved quality, lower cost, and less downstream assembly.
Husky provides hot runner solution for difficult-to-mold medical application
02 November, 2006
When Ypsomed AG, a leading medical technology company, needed superior production quality for its pharmaceutical self-injection applications, it turned to Husky Injection Molding Systems. With more than 25 years experience in hot runner systems, Husky was able to provide the company with the technology and expertise needed to process FDA-approved medical resins.
Husky introduces new edge gate hot runner nozzles
01 November, 2006
Well suited for applications using polyolefin materials and where side gating is necessary, the EG nozzles feature a minimum pitch spacing of 44.5 mm and a wide range of standard nozzle housing lengths. The new nozzles are available in two or four gates, and offer two gate pitch sizes, EG-S (15 mm) and EG-L (22 mm).
Husky launches hot runner manufacturing in Brazil
31 October, 2006
Husky Injection Molding Systems has established a hot runner manufacturing operation at its Brazil Technical Center to provide dedicated support to the growing Brazilian plastics industry
Husky demonstrates packaging expertise at open house
30 October, 2006
The use of plastics in packaging will grow to more than 50% by the year 2009, according to a recent survey by Mastio and Co. With average annual growth of 5% in most of the major rigid packaging sectors, Husky is focusing its efforts to capture more of this key market.
HyPAC offers quantum leap for thinwall molding
29 October, 2006
Husky introduced its new purpose-built HyPAC injection molding system at NPE. The system features several new technologies that deliver unparalleled performance and achieve the lowest part cost possible for thinwall molding.
Husky displays high-speed in-mold labeling workcells
29 October, 2006
A Husky Hylectric 120 system molded 200 ml containers with in-mold labeling at a 2.3-second cycle at the company's Packaging Days event at its Luxembourg Technical Center, establishing a new performance benchmark.
New thinwall packaging system features the world's best melt delivery system
28 October, 2006
Husky introduced its new purpose-built HyPAC injection molding system at NPE. The system features several new technologies that deliver unparalleled performance and achieve the lowest part cost possible for thinwall molding.
Husky demonstrates versatile machine technology for wide range of returnable packaging applications
28 October, 2006
Husky has gained a significant share of the European machine market for returnable packaging, from small collapsible thinwall crates to large industrial containers, with its highly flexible and reliable Hylectric and Quadloc Tandem platforms.
New touchscreen features designed to give user precise control of molding process
27 October, 2006
Husky has added several new features to its Polaris Control, giving machine operators more precise control of the injection molding process.
New Shenzhen facility to offer FTO quick-delivery systems, reduced lead times
26 October, 2006
Husky Injection Molding Systems, one of the world's leading hot runner suppliers, has officially opened its new Shenzhen manufacturing facility, the company's second hot runner operation in China.
Fast cycles, high uptime give Chilean molder Wenco a competitive edge
25 October, 2006
Wenco, a leading South American producer of collapsible plastic crates, has turned to Husky Injection Molding Systems for a reliable, cost-effective manufacturing solution for its popular fruit crates.
Quadloc Tandem aids in door panel customization
24 October, 2006
Husky Injection Molding Systems has supplied four Quadloc Tandem injection molding machines to Johnson Controls' operations in Italy to produce two-color automotive door panels for Fiat's new Grande Punto.
Husky to improve customer support network in Europe
23 October, 2006
Husky Injection Molding Systems has announced plans to improve its customer support network in Europe to ensure customers receive exceptional products, service and support across the continent.
Husky unveils new automotive hot runner products
22 October, 2006
Husky Hot Runners has introduced a number of new hot runner products aimed at the automotive market. Among them is the Hydraulic Ultra 1750 Valve Gate nozzle for large part automotive molding. The Ultra 1750 can handle throughputs of up to 2,000 grams/second.
PRONTO hot runners ship in two weeks
22 October, 2006
Husky Hot Runners has introduced two-week shipments for its PRONTO line of hot runners. It is the only quick delivery program of its kind to offer fully configurable, complete hot halves with plates and manifold systems in two weeks at a reduced cost.
Husky rolls out upgraded CoolPik for HyPET
21 October, 2006
Husky has upgraded the CoolPik robot on its HyPET preform systems with a new, more reliable vacuum-based preform handling system. Vacuum transfer offers a number of advantages over the previous bladder-type system, including increased reliability, reduced maintenance and simpler setup.
Improved UltraFlow hot runner nozzle tip allows the industry's fastest color changes
21 October, 2006
Husky Hot Runners has introduced its redesigned UltraFlow mixing tip, which delivers the industry's fastest color changes and is ideal for applications that require frequent color changes, such as closures.
Husky showcases high-performance closures system
20 October, 2006
Husky is demonstrating a Hylectric 300 machine with a 72-cavity closures mold at NPE that sets new industry benchmarks for speed, output and part quality. The system produces 1,500 parts per minute.
Husky ships fastest CSD preform system in the world
20 October, 2006
Husky has shipped a HyPET 500 144-cavity system that runs a 20 oz. carbonated soft drink preform at an industry-best 10.5 seconds. The system, currently running at a customer facility in the U.S., is equipped with some of Husky's new cycle-reducing technologies being showcased at NPE.
A new series of purpose-built hot runners
19 October, 2006
Every Husky hot runner is customized for its specific application. With this in mind, Husky introduced several new hot runner products and services at NPE that support the specific requirements of a wide range of applications, including automotive, closures, consumer electronics, medical and packaging, including:
Husky to showcase world's fastest IML system
19 October, 2006
Husky will showcase a high-speed in-mold labeling system at NPE to address the anticipated growth of IML in North America. The system will mold 125g cream cheese containers with five-sided labeling at less than 2.5 seconds.
The world's most productive preform systems
18 October, 2006
Husky introduced new injection molding technology for faster preform cycles and higher outputs at the National Plastics Exposition.
Husky introduces Predictive Maintenance program
18 October, 2006
Husky Injection Molding Systems has introduced a new Predictive Maintenance program for its complete line of machines. By leveraging the power of Husky's PC-based Polaris Control, SmartLink plant monitoring software and the latest in third-party predictive devices, Husky is now able to provide customers with the tools necessary to predict the need for preventative maintenance to reduce machine downtime.
Husky's Hylectric machine passes the test with Sch
18 October, 2006
Husky introduces purpose built packaging nozzle
17 October, 2006
Husky Hot Runners has introduced its new UP nozzle, a purpose built nozzle that delivers best-in-class performance for thinwall molding applications. The new nozzle is installed in Husky's new HyPAC thinwall packaging machine at NPE.
Husky launches new Single Cavity Valve Gate
17 October, 2006
Husky Hot Runners has introduced its next generation Single Cavity Valve Gate. The technology delivers an excellent operating window and increased reliability. It is well-suited for either prototype tooling or production molding, and features a three day order turnaround.
Husky unveils new cycle-reducing technologies
16 October, 2006
Husky Injection Molding Systems, the world's leading supplier of preform systems and services, has unveiled new technology for faster preform molding cycles.
New Split Sprue Bar eliminates stringing and drool
16 October, 2006
Husky Hot Runners has developed a new Split Sprue Bar that keeps the molding area clear for free drop of parts or easy robot access, and features a stem-to-stem shutoff to eliminate stringing and drool.
Simultaneous-shot injection moulded instrument panel for Mustang earns SPE automotive honours
13 December, 2004
Visteon and Husky have partnered to produce a two-colour instrument panel for the 2005 Ford Mustang that won top prize in the Process/Assembly/Enabling Technologies category at the recent SPE Automotive Innovation Awards.
10 December, 2004
Company founder to step down as President and CEO in a year, will remain a director.
New PID2-hot runner controller for up to 24 zones of control
07 December, 2004
Husky displayed its newest line of hot runner temperature controllers at EuroMold 2004 in Frankfurt, 1-4 December 2004.
Husky helps Visteon produce award-winning part for new Mustang
29 November, 2004
Visteon and Husky are working together to produce a two-colour instrument panel for the 2005 Ford Mustang that won top prize in the Process, Assembly and Enabling Technologies category at this year's SPE Automotive Innovation Awards.
Husky's technical centre demonstrates company's commitment to China
17 November, 2004
Husky Injection Moulding Systems has officially opened its new energy-efficient technical centre in Shanghai China, reinforcing its global commitment to an environmentally responsible business model.
Hot Tip offers moulders a wider operating window
25 October, 2004
High-speed system improves economics of injection moulded DVD packaging cases
25 October, 2004
Husky has entered the DVD packaging market with a complete solution designed to greatly improve the economics of injection moulding DVD cases.
New way to maximise factory efficiency
25 October, 2004
Husky has introduced SmartLink, a new plant monitoring solution designed specifically for the needs of the plastics injection moulding industry. SmartLink consolidates information that affects uptime, productivity and quality for the entire plant.
Tandem Moulding System boosts automotive parts output
25 October, 2004
Husky has made some key enhancements to its automotive-focused Tandem Moulding System. In a recent production run for a Tier I supplier, the Tandem system demonstrated its benefits in door panel applications.
Flow Simulation Center helps predict part performance
25 October, 2004
Husky service includes detailed filling analysis to reduce unnecessary costs for moulders.
SlideChutes offer new approach to lid handling
25 October, 2004
Husky has launched its new SlideChutes in-mould automation system, providing an innovative solution to problems associated with traditional lid handling methods.
UltraFlow tip improves melt homogeneity and part quality
25 October, 2004
Husky has optimised its UltraFlow melt mixing technology for hot runners, allowing processors to use a wider range of resins, while improving melt homogeneity and colour dispersion.
PET market buying into pre-form platforms
25 October, 2004
Husky reports strong order numbers for its new line of HyPET and Index pre-form production systems. Since their official market rollout earlier this year, Husky has sold more than 75 systems.
HyFLO helps boost PET melt throughput by 15%
25 October, 2004
Husky has introduced its new HyFLO plasticizing screw for the HyPET and Index line of pre-form production systems.
In-mould labelling uses less floor space
25 October, 2004
Husky and Hekuma have introduced a new in-mould labelling solution that uses less floor space and provides superior label placement compared to conventional IML systems.
Dry ice blasting for PET mould cleaning
18 August, 2004
Husky Injection Moulding Systems has signed an exclusive agreement to offer its customers Cold Jet
Husky opens new Copenhagen Technical Centre
19 July, 2004
Husky Injection Molding Systems
Turnkey option for moulding plastic jars
09 June, 2004
Husky offers a turnkey solution, based on its Index injection moulding machine, for the production of thick-walled plastic cosmetics jars that can help manufacturers shorten cycle times, reduce scrap rates and produce higher yields.
09 June, 2004
Husky Injection Molding Systems is positioning its new state-of-the-art Shanghai Technical Centre to provide world-class sales and service support for global manufacturers and processors of plastics parts with operations in China.
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