Improving your upstream operations to gain efficiency or finding equipment that takes up a smaller footprint are just some of the ways that NPE exhibitors are trying to help plastics companies. A wide variety of blenders, feeders and conveying systems will be offered at the show.
Amutec srl (Booth 9047): Bag-making machinery and auxiliary equipment, hot-plate welding equipment, winders, rewinders and unwinders.
Andritz AG (Booth 9348): Highly flexible lines for production of biaxial oriented films, including equipment for dosing, conveyers and winders.
Bauer Plastics Technology Group (Booth 1221): Equipment for gas-assist molding. Can combine centrally located stationary nitrogen generator with nitrogen control units.
Bunting Magnetics Co. (Booth 6163): Introducing self-cleaning FF series drawer magnet. Also, eddy current separator.
Chemineer Inc. (Booth 17030): Static mixers, thermogenizers, high-viscosity heat exchangers and rotating agitators.
Conair Group (Booth 3643): Improved material control handling systems, the Intelligent loading system and the FLX loading control, as well as ControlWorks plantwide management system. Also, new material selection station to route resins digitally, and new color touch-screen interface for dryers and as part of ResinWorks central-drying system.
Dri-Air Industries Inc. (Booth 3119): Energy-efficient dryers and loading systems. Stand-alone, portable, compression-air model and central drying systems. Introducing volumetric blending of dried materials with feedback.
Dynamic Conveyer Corp. (Booth 1873): Reconfiguring conveyer systems, parts conveyers, radius turn conveyors, and motorized roller transfers.
Ensign Equipment (Booth 35055): Bulk-material-handling equipment, and introduction of bulk bag filler.
Eriez Magnetics (Booth 2583): Introducing metal-detecting incline conveyer system for shredder and granulator protection. New high-performance eddy current separator to remove non-ferrous metal.
Fisa North America Inc. (Booth 3987): Automation, robots, cleaning systems, ultrasonic cleaning machines.
Foremost Machine Builders Inc. (Booth 3263): Gravimetric blender, VF series vacuum loader package, metal separator and grinder.
Harvard Factory Automation Inc. (Booth 3793): Conveyor and automation systems.
Inoex LLC (Booth 11013): Many auxiliary options, including blenders and material conveying.
Kice Industries Inc. (Booth 1735): Dust and fines removal from plastic pellets and regrind. Pneumatic and vacuum conveying systems.
K-Tron (Booth 6645): Complete material-handling and feeding systems for transporting granular and powder bulk materials.
Kuriyama of America Inc. (Booth17027): Pneumatic components and systems, static elimination and a line of thermoplastic hoses and accessories.
LaRos Equipment Co. Inc. (Booth 4135): Parts-handling conveyors, carton index conveying systems and part/run separators.
Lorenz Conveying Products Corp. (Booth 267): Newly designed Series E slide gates able to handle up to 15-pound-per-square-inch gage in pressure-conveying systems. Also, Series D diverter valves for vacuum and pneumatic conveying systems. Elbows, couplings, fittings, cyclones, angel-hair traps and probe boxes.
L-R Systems Inc. (Booth 1942): Material-handling systems, blenders, size reduction, storage filters, vacuum loading and conveying, dryers, loading and unloading. More-accurate blender control, powder loading and handling.
Maag Automatik Inc. (Booth 5563): Pumps and pelletizers.
Maguire Products Inc. (Booth 5963): Enhanced MGF gravimetric feeder with stepper motor to turn auger shaft.
Meco Seals Division of Woodex Bearing Co. Inc. (Booth 63012): Mechanical seal manufacturer for OEMs and retrofits. Woodex bearings and Meco shaft seals.
Moretto SpA (Booth 6485): Equipment for processing includes feeding, conveying, hot-air drying, dehumidifying, micro-dosing, gravimetric and volumetric dosing, storage, temperature control and cooling. Special line for PET applications.
Morris Coupling Co. (Booth 45039): Pneumatic and industrial conveying components.
Motan Inc. (Booth 1311): Materials management products including drying, dosing and mixing, and conveying. Luxor A 80/120/160 dehumidified-air dryers and Spectrocolor G loss-in-weight dosing and mixing stations. Luxor A 80, 120 and 160 have been added to provide range of 10 models suited for centralized drying of plastics granulates, particularly high-end materials. Spectrocolor G now enters the extrusion market building on the Spectrocolor V volumetric version.
Pelletron Corp. (Booth 433): New pneumatic conveying process pellcon3 based on a gentle conveying technology, a patented pipe elbow to eliminate streamers and a deduster unit to remove dust and angel hair. Also, introduction of RC-Series de-duster with lower height at higher capacities.
Plastore Inc. (Booth 4745): Gravimetric and volumetric color feeders and blenders. Introducing Plastore automatic closed-loop color control system that regulates on-line color measurement.
Plast-Control Inc. (Booth 5489): Blending, vacuum loading, intermediate bulk container controls, air rings, yield control, control line controls, bubble cases, online and off-line profile measurement system.
PSI-Polymer Systems Inc. (Booth 5991): Leak-proof flow viscosity seal for piston-type screw changers and divert valves.
Pulian International Enterprise Co. Ltd. (Booth 8692): Offering mixers, vacuum auto loaders and conveyers.
Rocklin Manufacturing Co. (Booth 1287): Microwelder for mold repair. Surface-hardening equipment.
Schenck AccuRate (Booth 3291): Discount Master Touch Group control for use of up to 16 gravimeter screw feeders, weigh feeders and mass flow meters.
Syncro USA LLC (Booth 8177): Auxiliary machinery for film and sheet extruders, blend and conveying systems, gravimetric and volumetric dryers, feeders, air rings and gauging systems.
Thoreson-McCosh Inc. (Booth 2643): Resin-drying system, resin-blend system, color additive feed units, self-contained dry hopper.
TSM Control Systems Inc. (Booth 5081): Specialist in material blending and control systems. A patented reverse flight auger to ensure swift, homogeneous mixing.
Tulsa Power Inc. (Booth 8677): Designs and manufactures material-handling equipment including coilers, payoff take-ups, accumulators, caterpuller and rewinders. New line of high-performance coilers.
Universal Dynamics Inc. (Booth 1543): PCT3 dryer series expanded to accommodate broader range of process-drying applications for lower throughputs. New Focus series resin-drying and crystallizing controllers. New RLM series self-contained multiple machine loading module. GS3 series low- throughput dryer. New RLM series self-contained multiple machine cell loading module.
Webex Inc. (Booth 9039): Winders, unwinders, precision rollers for web-handling and converting industry.
Wittmann Battenfeld Inc. (Booth 2843): Turnkey work cells, including material-handling systems as well as blenders and dryers and other auxiliary equipment.
Exhibit booth locations
West Hall: 100-9399
South/North Hall: 10000-65099