Category
Raw Materials Handling


September 19, 2019 News

Kice Industries adds more sizes to VJX rotary airlocks

by Canadian Plastics

The VJX airlock gives users less maintenance, reduced downtime, and lower overall operating costs.

September 19, 2019 News

Drum dumping system automatically rolls drums containing bulk material into position

by Canadian Plastics

Made by Flexicon Corp., the system facilitates safe, high-capacity transfer from drums of all popular sizes weighing up to 750 lbs.

September 18, 2019 News

Discrete-wire conveying controller for growing processing plants

by Canadian Plastics

The controller can control vacuum receivers, vacuum pumps, remote proportioning valves, purge valves, knife gates, and pump or hopper blowback in any resin conveying application across any process

September 17, 2019 News

Improved strand pelletizers from Coperion offer optimized pellet quality

by Canadian Plastics

Coperion Pelletizing Technology GmbH, with North American headquartered in Salinas, Kansas, is introducing improved dual bearing strand pelletizers which have been re-engineered to offer easy, rapid handling and optimized pellet quality. The SP140, SP240 and SP340 models in the SP

September 17, 2019 News

Truck-fill line proofing system prevents expensive silo-filling errors

by Canadian Plastics

The system is available from Conair Group as either a stand-alone system or an easy-to-install connection for its FLX-128 Plus material handling control.

September 16, 2019 News

Piovan introducing new RFID conveying technology

by Canadian Plastics

To be unveiled at K 2019, the new tagging system checks that the match between raw materials sources and destinations is correct.

September 13, 2019 News

Wittmann Gravimax blenders available in two new modes

by Canadian Plastics

The blenders, which can meter and mix as many as eight ingredients, are now available in reference additive and reference virgin metering modes.

September 5, 2019 News

Private equity firm May River buys Kason Corp., creates Advanced Material Processing company

by Canadian Plastics

The new firm combines Kason with May River’s existing portfolio company, Marion Process Solutions. 

September 1, 2019 Feature

The right way to convey powders

by Canadian Plastics

For plastics processors, conveying powders involves a completely different set of challenges compared to pellets. Here’s how to handle them.

August 27, 2019 Feature

You’ve been friended by the latest size reduction equipment

by Canadian Plastics

With the cost of materials going up and maintenance budgets going down, it’s critical that shredders and granulators be as user-friendly as possible. New designs can help transform your size reduction process from headache to hassle-free.

August 13, 2019 News

Flexicon opens France office

by Canadian Plastics

The bulk handling equipment and systems maker’s new office in Dijon, France will provide factory-direct engineering services and technical sales support to customers in France and surrounding regions.

July 12, 2019 News

Dynamic Conveyor hires new sales manager

by Canadian Plastics

The conveying system supplier has appointed John Stong, an industrial machine manufacturing industry veteran, to fill the role.

May 5, 2019 News

New U.S. sales manager for Lorenz Conveying Products

by Canadian Plastics

Chris Robinson will be responsible for U.S. sales and will manage the Cobourg, Ont.-based firm’s U.S. representatives and handle key accounts.

September 21, 2018 News

Lorenz Conveying Products buys Flow Valves International

by Canadian Plastics

Flow Valves makes the Syntron and SMS Iris flow control valves, which are used for applications ranging from packaging and bagging, and for free-flowing powders and granular materials.

August 24, 2018 Feature

Canada dry

by Canadian Plastics

The infamous Canadian humidex signals danger to resins, which will all absorb at least some moisture if left unprotected. Which is why keeping them dry is the best defense. These latest technologies are up to the challenge.