Material loaders for medium-sized and large feed volumesby Canadian Plastics
Wittmann Battenfeld has extended its FeedMax line of basic central material loaders with models with 15 and 25 litre capacities.
RTP Co. offering free engineered thermoplastics workshops in Montreal, Torontoby Canadian Plastics
The free, one-day workshops will teach about thermoplastic compounds and provide valuable information regarding material selection.
Self-standing lump breaker can be fed from a variety of sourcesby 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.
Modern Dispersions making capacity expansions at two U.S. sitesby Canadian Plastics
The thermoplastic compound and masterbatch maker is investing and adding equipment at its facilities in Fitzgerald, Ga. and Leominister, Mass.
Alliance to End Plastic Waste partnering with Project STOPby Canadian Plastics
The two organizations are joining forces to help tackle plastic waste in the environment in Indonesia.
Sanitary flange air conveyors for chemical, pharmaceutical applicationsby 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.
Feeder for continuous processingby 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.
Twin-tower desiccant dryers save energyby Canadian Plastics
AEC’s NGX dryers reduce electrical energy consumption by more than 25 per cent compared with competitors’ wheel-drying technologies.
Diverter valve prevents contaminationby Canadian Plastics
Schenck Process’s PST30 diverter valve is designed to prevent contamination and provide lineswitching for either dilute or dense phase conveying.
Coupling system with RFID option for error-free connectionsby 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
Rebranded Maguire vacuum dryers offer big energy savingsby Canadian Plastics
The Aston, Pa.-based company is relaunching its VDB dryers under the Ultra brand.
Kice Industries adds more sizes to VJX rotary airlocksby Canadian Plastics
The VJX airlock gives users less maintenance, reduced downtime, and lower overall operating costs.
Drum dumping system automatically rolls drums containing bulk material into positionby Canadian Plastics
Made by Flexicon Corp., the system facilitates safe, high-capacity transfer from drums of all popular sizes weighing up to 750 lbs.
Manitoba Premier promises plastic bag banby Canadian Plastics
The province’s newly re-elected Progressive Conservative government plans to consult with private industry on how to proceed with the ban.
Quebec label maker Labelink buys Labelixby Canadian Plastics
Labelix, headquartered in Granby, Que., supplies pressure-sensitive labels.
California lawmakers fail to pass bills to phase out single-use plasticsby 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.
Discrete-wire conveying controller for growing processing plantsby 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
Montreal flexible packager Licaplast buys PE bag maker M’Plastby 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.
Improved strand pelletizers from Coperion offer optimized pellet qualityby 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…
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag names new managing director in Chinaby 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.