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LSR MOLDING: Silicone specialists

Over the past 25 years, Ontario-based LSR molder Silcotech North America has grown from two employees and two machines into a thriving global firm with some unique product accomplishments. But they’re nowhere near satisfied.

CHILLERS: Low-GWP is a high priority

New refrigerant bans limiting Global Warming Potential are driving changes to the manufacturing and installation of chillers. Which means that equipment makers and plastics processors have decisions to make.

NPE2024 PREVIEW: Orlando, at last

The triennial NPE event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021, and excitement is building for 2024, with more than 55,000 visitors expected at the Orange County Convention Center.

EXTRUSION: Southern comfort

Extrusion processors need more of everything to compete nowadays. The good news is that suppliers will respond in force at the upcoming NPE2024 down south in Orlando.

MATERIALS: Pristine graphene

Toronto-based HydroGraph Clean Power is one of the world’s purest producers of graphene, an incredibly light, strong, and durable material. And the company is now using the substance to improve performance and reduce material usage in plastics.

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