Preview: Expoplast arrives
It's not too late to experience Expoplast in person. The show takes place in Montreal, Oct. 23 and 24 at Place Bonaventure, Montreal. In addition to the 300+ companies represented on the show floor, t...
It’s not too late to experience Expoplast in person. The show takes place in Montreal, Oct. 23 and 24 at Place Bonaventure, Montreal. In addition to the 300+ companies represented on the show floor, there are many events before and during Expoplast that are worth a visit.
Tuesday, Oct. 22, the Industrial Materials Institute, in Boucherville, QC, hosts a symposium entitled Productivity — R&D — Innovation. Olaf Zoellner, manager of the Innovative Technologies Group of Bayer, will be a guest speaker. Contact Pierre Fillion, CPIA Quebec, for more details, 514-499-0500.
On Wednesday, Oct. 23, prior to the show, share breakfast with industry leaders at CPIA Quebec’s annual conference. The morning event begins at 7:15 a.m. at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, adjacent to Place Bonaventure, where Expoplast begins at 10:00 a.m. For more details about the annual conference, contact CPIA Quebec at 514-499-0500.
A technical program presented by SPE Quebec takes place on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Two concurrent sessions will be held at Place Bonaventure.
In the Hopper to Customer session, executives from major machinery manufacturers will discuss technology developments and global trends in injection molding, extrusion and auxiliary equipment. Speakers hail from Husky Injection Molding Systems, Milacron, Davis-Standard and Conair.
In the Pellets to Products session, the emphasis is on raw materials for plastic parts and mold materials. Paul D. Clark, vice-president, R&D, of NOVA Chemicals will discuss metallocene catalysts for polyolefins, and Victor Mimeault, vice-president, R&D, Ampacet, will speak about colorants and additives. In addition, toxicity and biocompatibility are on the agenda. For moldmakers, George Iatan of DBM Reflex will review current moldmaking materials.
Expoplast exhibits are open from 10:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 23, and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Oct. 24. Exhibitors as of Aug. 30 are listed on the following pages.
Acetronic Industrial Controls Inc.
Agence des Douanes et Revenu Canada
Air Liquide Canada
Association canadienne de l’industrie des plastiques
Atofina Canada Inc.
Automatisation S.A.B. Inc.
Barway Plastic Equipment
Battenfeld Canada Ltd.
Berg Chilling Systems Inc.
C. W. Brabender Instruments, Inc.
Cambridge Materials Testing Ltd.
Canada Colors and Chemicals
Canadian Feed Screws
Canadian Plastics Industry Association
Cassco Machines/ Cassco Automation
CDS — Custom Downstream Systems
Central Vermont Public Service
Chemroy Canada Inc.
Compact Mould Ltd.
Conforma Clad Inc.
Copper and Brass Sales
Crowther Machinery Ltd.
Design Franc Art Inc.
Developpement Economique Canada
D-M-E Canada Ltd.
Engel Canada Inc.
Entec Polymers Inc.
Federation des Caisses Desjardins du Quebec
Freeze Co. Systems
General Polymers d/o Ashland Canada Corp.
Groupe GLP Hi-Tech Inc.
Haitian Machinery Canada
Heins PCM Machinery Ltd.
Hemingstone Machinery (Canada) Co. Ltd.
Husky Injection Molding Systems
I.K.S. Canadian Knife & Saw
International Cooling Systems Inc.
Kenrich Petrochemicals Inc.
Kongskilde Ind. Inc.
KTS Tooling Supply Inc.
Lorenz & Son
Lutek Equipement Plastique
Manufacturiers Volton Lte
Micro Moules Inc.
Ministere de l’Industrie et du Commerce
Mold Status International, LLC
Moteurs Electriques Laval Lte
Mould-Tek Industries Inc.
Negri Bossi Inc.
New York State/Empire State Development
Ontario Heater Supply
Pentex Print Master Industries Inc.
Plastics in Canada
Plastics Machinery Inc.
Plastique MBI Plastic/Mouleurs de Beauce
Plastiques et Moules
Plastiques Moore Inc.
PSI Polymer Systems
Ram Optical Instrumentation
Recyc R.P.M. Inc.
Reseau Canadien de Technologie
Robert Pope & Co.
Romark Technologies Corp.
Rotogran International Inc.
Sageos (Division CTT Group)
Siemens Canada Ltd.
Starco Concentrates Inc.
Stauff Canada Ltd.
Thyssen Marathon Canada
Windsor Feedscrews Inc.
(Booth holders as of August 30)
Find complete details, product previews and exhibitor listings at www.expoplast.com