Downstream auxiliary equipment manufacturers emphasize the time-saving aspects of their products, as well as materials and energy use reduction and quality control.
Automation and green machinery will be front and center at NPE2009, to be held June 22-26 in Chicago.
Agr International Inc. (Booth S16154): Measurement systems, a Gig-E camera and PETWall Profiler wall-thickness gauge.
Air Logic Power Systems (Booth N62045): Leak-testing machines for plastic bottles and containers.
Ametek Westchester Plastics (Booth W122051): Force gauges and test stands, including Chatillon TCD225 digital force tester.
Arizona Instrument LLC (Booth W137033): Computrac Max 4000XL and 5000XL moisture/solids analyzers.
Avid Corp. (Booth S1031): Avbis 3000P automated preform/ bottle vision inspection system. Aptis 1000 preform concentricity measurement system and Abtis 1000 bottle wall-thickness measurement system.
Berran Industrial Group Inc. (Booth N68052): Custom testing and controls, and packaging machinery.
Beta LaserMike (Booth N600030): DataPro 3100 and 500 process controllers. LaserSpeed 9000 and AccuScan 5000 gauges.
Bunting Magnetics Co. (Booth N64010): Materials-handling equipment.
Buss Inc. (Booth 83039): Auxiliary equipment for extruders.
C.W. Brabender Instruments Inc. (Booth S54002): TLS Plasti-Corder torque rheometers, clamshell segmented twin-screw extruder and Visco-Corder VC-E moisture meter.
CMD Corp. (Booth S12028): High-speed, overlap bag winder.
Conair Group Inc. (Booth S42031): Film and sheet reclaim systems and new high-throughput granulator.
Contact Rubber Inc (Booth S56058): Custom-molded covers, cleats and pads for belt puller manufacturers and users.
Davis-Standard LLC (Booth N71006): Pac-60 winder for stretch film applications.
Dynisco LLC (Booth N69063): Melt pressure sensors, instrumentation and controls, and polymer analyzers and melt indexers.
Dytron Corp. (Booth W102009): Micro/laser welding wire and supplies.
Extol Inc. Booth S2063): InfraStake 20-millimeter module for assembling products such as printed circuit boards.
FISA North America Inc. (Booth S5050): Ultrasonic mold cleaning systems, and robotics.
Forward Technology (Booth S16014): Welders, testers and other plastics assembly equipment.
Gabo Qualimeter Testanlagen GmbH (Booth W120040): Materials testing, Gabotack tackiness tester and Hygromator humidity generator.
Goettfert Inc. (Booth W139041): Melt indexers, capillary rheometers, extruders, and polymer analysis and testing.
Greiner Extrusion US Inc. (Booth S39088): Decorating and testing equipment. Also, tooling.
GTI Graphic Technology Inc. (Booth N84025): Lighting systems for visual color quality control.
Herrmann Ultrasonics Inc. (Booth S54031): HiQ ultrasonic thermoplastics welding machine.
Harvard Factory Automation Inc. (Booth S40052): Product chutes for under-press, portable resin/product bags and bins, gaylord/drum covers, clean rooms and powered roller trunk-line systems.
Industrial Extrusion Belting (Booth W101051): Puller belts, pulleys and cleats for extrusion.
Inoex LLC (Booth N62126): Measuring, control and cooling systems.
Intravis Inc. (Booth S20059): Turnkey vision inspection systems for plastic packaging, labels and printing.
Isis-Sentronics GmbH (Booth N58074): New StraDex 80 optical in-line thickness sensor for multilayer foils and coatings.
Isra Surface Vision (Booth S8088): Inspection systems for printed and unprinted webs and sheet.
JDL Technical Services (Booth W104009): Stasa QC process optimization software.
Kase Equipment Corp. (Booth N62000): Heat-transfer label applicator.
Kiefel Technologies Inc. (Booth S18039): Auxiliary equipment for thermoforming machinery.
Kundig HCH & Cie. AG (Booth S4048): Width measurement, quality control and thickness gauges for blown films.
LaRos Equipment Co. Inc. (Booth S17074): Parts-handling automation equipment, and portable regrind screener unit and metal detectors.
Lectro Engineering Co. (Booth S54025): Three-dimensional plastic-surface treating equipment for trimming, deflashing, detabbing and demoiling of plastic containers.
LPKF Laser & Electronics North America (Booth S2040): Laser staking and welding devices.
Maac Machinery Inc. (Booth N60005): Auxiliary equipment for thermoforming machinery, with emphasis on an environmentally friendly approach.
MAC Automation Concepts Inc. (Booth S6007): Fill systems by count or weight. Conveyors, vertical transfer platforms, resin bins, inspection/rotary index tables, air conveying, robot guarding, portable clean rooms. Part diverters and part/runner separators.
Macro Engineering & Technology Inc. (Booth N71020): Automax-SBG reversible surface winder.
Mahlo America Inc. (Booth N60049): QMS-12 web quality control and gauging systems. Dynamic Flutter independent beta sensors and APC Pro Autodie control system.
MC Molds Inc. /JBJ Products and Machinery (Booth S42088): Spin trimmers.
Meech Static Eliminators USA Inc. (Booth N65045): Model 977CM static control system.
Micro-Vu Corp. (Booth S54017): Multisensor machinery for inspection of molds and injection parts, bottle finish and general measurement.
Milacron Inc. (Booth S24012): Auxiliary equipment for injection molding, blow molding and extrusion machinery.
Molds Unlimited Inc. (Booth N62039): Manufacture, buying and selling of injection and blow molds and auxiliary equipment.
NDC Infrared Engineering Ltd. (Booth 67039): Upgraded FG710S film thickness gauge. Non-contact sensors.
Olympus (Booth N85044): Testing instruments.
Optima Machinery Corp. (Booth N87029): Packaging machinery.
Parkinson Technologies Inc. (Booth N75027): Marshall & Williams plastic sheet orientation systems, Parkinson winders, Dusenbery slitter/rewinders, and Key Filters melt filtration systems.
Pelletron Corp. (Booth N71052): DeDuster, rotary valves, diverter valves, pipe elbows and pneumatic conveying systems.
PriceFitters (H-P Products Inc. (Booth N86030): Tubing-related components for resin transfer.
Proco Machinery Inc. (Booth S17064): Robopik takeout system for shuttle blow molding machine and takeout system for Aoki, Nissei and Jomar machines. Also, various machinery.
Proell Inc (Booth S34084): Inks, ultraviolet-resistant lacquers and special products.
Radco Industries Inc. (Booth W111021): Aura Infusion Technology process machine, material handling, support services and consumables.
Raytek Corp. (Booth S55017): CM infrared noncontact point sensor.
Rennco LLC (Booth S10048): Packaging machinery. Low-energy seal system.
Rodolfo Comerio Snc (Booth W128043): Rotogravure printing machinery. Calendering lines.
Romo Durable Graphics (Booth W94001): In-mold decorating labels. Also, graphics/decals for durable applications.
SAS Automation LLC (Booth N67063): GRZ family of grippers, end-of-arm tooling tool-building bench, computer numerically controlled degating equipment, insert mold tooling, RFID and vacuum technologies.
Schenck Vision LLC (Booth S1063): EasyInspect automated inspection system, with highly sensitive CCD line cameras or laser scanners and high-performance LED lights for high-speed web inspections.
Sonics & Materials Inc (Booth S16048): E-Press ultrasonic electropress for high-precision plastics welding. New microprocessor with SmartControl color touch-panel screen.
Sprimag Inc. (Booth N81000): CombiCoater systems to apply vacuum processes like PVD. Also, systems for solar energy, custom-coated glass plates and UV coatings on plastics.
Star Automation (Booth S36048): Robots, tooling, conveyors and tooling components.
Starlinger & Co. GmbH (Booth S34072): CB*Star woven plastic bag conversion line.
Teca-Print USA Corp. (Booth N69056): Pad-printing equipment and supplies.
Tinius Olsen (Booth W137051): Testing machines for physical and temperature-related properties of polymers.
Trinity North America Inc. (Booth W125041): Downstream extrusion equipment including calibration tables and cleated haul-off with integrated traveling saw.
Wittmann Battenfeld Inc. (Booth S42000): Robot automation and auxiliary equipment for material conveying, blending, drying, granulating, heating and cooling.
X-Rite Inc. (Booth N65021): Color management systems.
Zumbach Electronic Corp. (Booth N75039): Odac laser diameter scanners. Wallmaster ultrasonic wall-thickness measurement system. Profilemaster non-contact laser/camera profile measurement. KW Flaw detection. Simac surface-inspection systems. Also, GagePro off-line dimensional measurement systems.