Software and process control companies continue to refine their programs to improve molding, speed up cycle times and help molders improve quality.
At the same time, those companies offer updated training for employees to take advantage of everything offered in new technology.
At NPE2009 in Chicago, the following vendors will exhibit products:
Advanced Extruder Technologies Inc. (Booth N85046): Custom control system integration for extrusion machines.
Beaumont Technologies Inc. (Booth W131011): Release of the newest version of its 5 Step Process software.
Carl Zeiss IMT Corp. (Booth W91042): Updates to optical inspection O-Inspect, MetroTom computer tomograph and materials evaluation SteREO Discovery software.
CyFrame International Enterprises (Booths N87002 and S31028): ERP systems for flexible packaging industry.
Fimmtech Inc. (Booth S9024): Release of version 3.0 of Nautilus Experiments software for injection mold qualification.
IQMS (Booth S4040): ERP software.
JDL Technical Services (Booth W104009): North American introduction of process optimization software, quality forecasting and process monitoring. The German-made software can optimize for quality, production cycle time, energy consumption and material use.
Mattec Corp. (Booth S12128): Real-time production and process monitoring systems.
Monitor Technologies LLC (Booth W131019): Level measurement instruments, solid flow monitors, particle emission monitors and aeration devices for palletized plastics.
Priamus System Technologies LLC (Booth N87010): The introduction of Priamus Fill LSR and the improved Priamus Fill with integrated viscosity monitoring.
Raytek Corp. (Booth S55017): Non-contact infrared measurement devices for thin film, extrusion and thermoforming, with the new Raytek CM infrared non-contact sensor.
RJG Inc. (Booth S8018): Process control software and hardware.
Sciences Computer Consultants (Booth W130038): Ludovic thermo-mechanical monitoring software for co-rotating, twin-screw extruders. Also, XimeX equipment analysis and prediction software.
Syscon-PlantStar (Booth S16040): New optional system function featuring bar-coding with product traceability and auxiliary equipment integration in management systems, including material handling, material weighing and water systems.
Tebis America (Booth W103004): Computer-aided design and manufacturing software, training, consulting and scanning services.
X-Rite Inc. (Booth N65021): Development and production of color management solutions including measurement systems, software, color standards and services.