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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

RTP Co. offering free engineered thermoplastics workshops in Montreal, Toronto

by Canadian Plastics

The free, one-day workshops will teach about thermoplastic compounds and provide valuable information regarding material selection.

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 23, 2019 News

Modern Dispersions making capacity expansions at two U.S. sites

by Canadian Plastics

The thermoplastic compound and masterbatch maker is investing and adding equipment at its facilities in Fitzgerald, Ga. and Leominister, Mass.

September 23, 2019 News

Alliance to End Plastic Waste partnering with Project STOP

by Canadian Plastics

The two organizations are joining forces to help tackle plastic waste in the environment in Indonesia.

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.

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 19, 2019 News

Manitoba Premier promises plastic bag ban

by Canadian Plastics

The province’s newly re-elected Progressive Conservative government plans to consult with private industry on how to proceed with the ban.

September 18, 2019 News

Quebec label maker Labelink buys Labelix

by Canadian Plastics

Labelix, headquartered in Granby, Que., supplies pressure-sensitive labels.

September 18, 2019 News

California lawmakers fail to pass bills to phase out single-use plastics

by Canadian Plastics

The two bills, SB 54 and companion legislation AB 1080, sought to eliminate 75 per cent of single-use containers in the state by 2030.

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

Montreal flexible packager Licaplast buys PE bag maker M’Plast

by Canadian Plastics

M’Plast, which is also headquartered in Montreal, specializes in the manufacturing, impression and transformation of polyethylene film into bags or U-Film for a range of end markets.

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

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag names new managing director in China

by Canadian Plastics

Stephan Greif has stepped down as leader after almost 20 years, handing over the leadership responsibilities of Demag Plastics Machinery Ningbo Co. Ltd. to Pietro Scattarreggia.