Category
Raw Materials Handling


March 25, 2020 News

Lorenz Conveying Products has new sales representation in Texas

by Canadian Plastics

The Cobourg, Ont.-based company has appointed ACFM Inc., a distributor of air and gas handling systems in both pressure and vacuum applications, to handle its products in the Lone Start State.

March 24, 2020 News

Flexicon granted waiver as supplier to essential industries

by Canadian Plastics

The bulk materials handling equipment supplier has been granted a waiver by the State of Pennsylvania to continue operating during the COVID-19 outbreak due to its role in the supply chain for life-sustaining businesses.

March 18, 2020 News

SPONSORED CONTENT: Rotogran’s blower/cyclone offers continuous and efficient evacuation of granules

by Rotogran International

Since 1982, ROTOGRAN INTERNATIONAL INC. has manufactured granulators and closed-loop granulating systems for the plastics and recycling industries. In use around the world, ROTOGRAN granulating systems are the workhorse of the breed…OUTPERFORMING and OUTLASTING all others in the marketplace today.

March 9, 2020 News

Rotomolder Tank Holding buys Hoover Ferguson intermediate bulk container manufacturing assets

by Canadian Plastics

In a statement, Tank Holding said that the purchase further strengthens its market position as the leading North American manufacturer of reusable and returnable IBCs used to transport chemicals and food products.

February 12, 2020 News

Bunting appoints new Master Rep for Western Canada

by Canadian Plastics

The Newton, Kansas-based magnetic separation equipment maker has appointed Chris Heming, a longtime customer and manufacturer’s representative of Bunting, to the role.

January 31, 2020 News

Wittmann Group acquires Austrian auxiliary equipment maker FarragTech

by Canadian Plastics

Headquartered in Austria, FarragTech GmbH has a focus on compressed air granulate drying.

September 27, 2019 News

Bunting Magnetics hires new lean manufacturing coordinator

by Canadian Plastics

The Newton, Kansas-based separation equipment maker has appointed Robert Clausing to the role.

September 26, 2019 News

Materials handling equipment maker Ensign bought by Excalibur LLC

by Canadian Plastics

Holland, Mich.-based Ensign designs and manufactures a complete line of bulk material handling systems for use in industries including plastics.

September 26, 2019 News

Separation technology supplier Eriez makes executive promotions

by Canadian Plastics

John Blicha, Greg Nowak and Chris Knoll have been appointed to new positions in Eriez’s corporate leadership team.

September 26, 2019 News

Redesigned vibratory feeder line

by Canadian Plastics

New from Coperion K-Tron, the K3-ML-D5-V200 vibratory feeder is ideal for feeding recycled material or flakes as well as for the addition of glass fibre in compounding processes.

September 25, 2019 News

System monitors railcar unloading

by Canadian Plastics

Novatec’s RailSense monitors pressure, vibration, vacuum, and temperature; checks the condition of filters, oil, and bearings; and ascertains the overall operating health of the systems.

September 24, 2019 News

Blender with built-in extrusion control

by Canadian Plastics

The WXB weigh extrusion blender from Maguire Products is designed to provide extrusion control based on batch precision and metering accuracy.

September 23, 2019 News

Material loaders for medium-sized and large feed volumes

by Canadian Plastics

Wittmann Battenfeld has extended its FeedMax line of basic central material loaders with models with 15 and 25 litre capacities.

September 23, 2019 News

Self-standing lump breaker can be fed from a variety of sources

by Canadian Plastics

New from Munson Machinery, the RDC-1530-SS de-lumps bulk materials that have agglomerated or solidified during storage or shipment, returning products to their original particle sizes and flowability.

September 21, 2019 News

Sanitary flange air conveyors for chemical, pharmaceutical applications

by Canadian Plastics

Exair Corp.’s Sanitary Flange Line Vac air-operated conveyor can be used to convey materials in systems that require frequent or mandatory cleaning.

September 21, 2019 News

Feeder for continuous processing

by Canadian Plastics

From Coperion K-Tron, the design is suited for multi-feeder clustering in direct compression, continuous extrusion, wet and dry granulation, continuous coating, and traditional batch processes.

September 20, 2019 News

Twin-tower desiccant dryers save energy

by Canadian Plastics

AEC’s NGX dryers reduce electrical energy consumption by more than 25 per cent compared with competitors’ wheel-drying technologies.

September 20, 2019 News

Diverter valve prevents contamination

by Canadian Plastics

Schenck Process’s PST30 diverter valve is designed to prevent contamination and provide lineswitching for either dilute or dense phase conveying.

September 20, 2019 News

Coupling system with RFID option for error-free connections

by Canadian Plastics

Motan’s MetroConnect U/C manually operated coupling system for pneumatic conveying lines has an RFID option designed to provide error-free connections

September 19, 2019 News

Rebranded Maguire vacuum dryers offer big energy savings

by Canadian Plastics

The Aston, Pa.-based company is relaunching its VDB dryers under the Ultra brand.