Thermoforming-related suppliers — including the following dozen — will introduce, demonstrate and exhibit a range of machines, materials and services at NPE, June 23-27 in Chicago.
Brown Machine LLC (Booth S1409): Titan thermoformer; Model LR-2000-S lip roller; a wheel rotate modification, a new servo pick-feed design; improved adjustable clamp frames.
C.R. Clarke & Co. (Booth E12637): Semi-automatic vacuum formers 242 and 248 with single-sided heater; bench-top diamond edge polisher 1525 for material up to 1-inch thick and beveling edges up to 45 degrees.
CMT Materials Inc. (Booth N4422): Thermoformer prototype and production tooling material options including Portec Ltd.'s Metaphor-brand composites of aluminum granules and epoxy resin.
Maac Machinery Corp. (Booth N4310): All-electric machines with variable-speed platens, lift tables and index drives; solid-state TEC 480-volt oven control system expanding capability for remote diagnostics; swing-arm console with flat-panel liquid-crystal-display screen; time-saving, adjustable clamp frames; larger mainframes and platens for high pressures and tonnages.
Meico srl (Booth E9161): Form/cut/stack vacuum and pressure servo-electric Model FCS 750E thermoforming machine built in Switzerland by sister company WM Wrapping Machinery and offering a speed of 45 cycles per minute with APET trays and low noise levels and energy consumption.
OMV-USA Inc. (Booth E9510): F57 thermoforming system with a 57-square-inch platen size and capability to make a rim-rolled 7-ounce cup at a rate of 345,000 per hour; producing a new tamper-evident lid technology.
Senoplast Klepsch & Co. GmbH & Co. KG (Booth E11050): ABS-acrylic coextruded Senosan 3000 bathware sheets with superior stain and chemical resistance and an anti-bacterial surface quality suitable for thermoforming.
Termostampi srl (Booth E9413): Molds and tools for thermoforming, simultaneous forming and trimming and secondary cutting processes.
TPS-Thermoformer Parts Suppliers (Booth N4422): A variable frequency vector drive for roll-fed thermoformer indexing; four-way adjustable and extruded aluminum clamp frames, both for use with cut-sheet thermoformers.
Thermoforming Systems LLC (Booth N5587): Low Flex design concept as a thermoformer frame technology for accommodating greater loads to widen the process window; demonstration on a TSL Version 5.0 thermoforming system.
Vale Packaging Ltd. (Booth E13513): Energy-saving Power Smart, noise suppression, auto lubrication and touch screen for Ikon 2220 contact heat thermoformer; overhead toggle system, through-the-web stacking and Power Smart for the Ikon 3021 model.
Zed Industries Inc. (Booth N4726): High-speed heat sealing equipment for upcoming designs of child-resistant pharmaceutical packaging; high-speed Series HC clamshell sealing equipment with dual heating heads and successive dual cooling, and capability for use with standard blister packaging.