Supplier notes… (May 01, 2002)

Hamilton Avtec (Mississauga, ON) has been named a manufacturers' representative for HPM single screw extruders in Canada.L.V. Lomas (Brampton, ON) is now the exclusive Canadian distributor to industri...

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May 1, 2002 by Canadian Plastics

Hamilton Avtec (Mississauga, ON) has been named a manufacturers’ representative for HPM single screw extruders in Canada.

L.V. Lomas (Brampton, ON) is now the exclusive Canadian distributor to industrial markets for EM Industries’ special effect pearlescent pigments. The brands include Afflair pearlescent pigments, Bi-Flair bismuth oxychloride, Minatec anti-static/conductive pigments, and Lazer Flair for laser printing on plastic.

Accuplast Solutions of Montreal is the new representative covering eastern Canada for Milacron Plastics Technologies. The territory includes eastern Ontario and all provinces east. Accuplast will sell injection machinery and a full complement of molding supplies and auxiliary equipment.

More new lines for Roy Kirkness & Associates (Brampton, ON): the company now represents National Bulk Equipment (Holland, MI) and Vecoplan (High Point, NC), the manufacturers of the ReTech shredder/grinder.

Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. has purchased the exclusive rights to the engineering drawings and patents for PET molds from Zygo Mould Ltd. Toronto-based Zygo went out of business in the summer of 2001. The company designed and made PET molds, closure molds, hot runners, thinwall and technical molds. The purchase will allow Husky to support the former customers of Zygo with refurbishments, conversions and replacement components.

Sun Chemical Corp. has purchased Bayer Corp.’s organic pigments business. The transaction includes a facility in Bushy Park, SC, which manufactures Bayer’s Indofast, Perrindo, Quindo and Palomar pigments.

Brenntag Canada (Toronto) has been appointed Canadian distributor for flexible PVC and PVC alloy compounds from Sylvin Technologies (Denver, PA). Sylvin manufactures a full line of standard and custom formulations of flexible to semi-rigid PVC. Brenntag will continue to supply rigid PVC compounds produced by Novatec Plastics.

Acrolab (Windsor, ON) is now the North American distributor of hot runner systems from Incos HRS of Italy. “Incos HRS is owned and operated by Italian toolmakers, which means they have an acute knowledge of the demands and challenges of moldmaking,” says Andrew Williams, managing director of Acrolab.

Paratherm Corp. (Conshohoken, PA) is expanding its international presence with a new stocking location in Toronto for its heat transfer fluids. Prior to this, the company’s non-toxic, non-fouling products had been available from four U.S. locations and overseas facilities.