Professionals from every spectrum of the plastics industry and its vertical markets will assemble in Orlando, Florida, on March 23-27 to discover the tools and access the emerging technologies that are shaping the future of plastics. The companies listed here are of particular interest to readers of Plastics Business. For more information, visit www.npe.org.
Displaying the Haitian Jupiter II servo-hydraulic two-platen machine. Also on display will be the new Zhafir Zeres, an all-electric molding machine with integrated hydraulics, the industry-leading Haitian Mars II servo-hydraulic machine and the high-speed Zhafir Venus II/p packaging machine.
Providing solutions to customer’s challenges for over 60 years. Amco offers an extensive line of commodity, engineering and manufactured resins. Part of the Ravago Group, Amco is one of the largest polymer distribution companies in the world.
American Mold Builders Association
Distributing membership information, the AMBA Sourcebook of US mold builders and The American Mold Builder magazine. AMBA is the premier association for US mold manufacturers, providing benchmarking metrics, cost-saving programs, educational resources, peer exchange forums, plant tour workshops, conferences and more.
ASACLEAN, Sun Plastech, Inc.
Demonstrating color changeovers on an injection molding machine using ASACLEAN purging compound for thermoplastic injection molding machines and extruders.
Asahi Kasei Plastics North America
Providing advanced engineered polymers specially formulated to solve the toughest engineering problems. With manufacturing facilities located across the globe, strict production guidelines guarantee material uniformity and specification compliance.
Beaumont Technologies, Inc.
Introducing a new plastics engineering educational program, Therma-flo™ injection software and its new web-based 5Step™ software. Additionally, Beaumont will be demonstrating its revolutionary MeltFlipper® technology.
Chase Plastic Services, Inc.
Offering quality, cost-effective solutions designed to improve a company’s bottom line. Solutions can be applied to new or existing applications.
Cincinnati Process Technologies
Supplying parts and repair for virtually every make and model. Cincinnati Process Technologies is a leader in service for injection molding machines, able to completely retrofit control systems on presses from 88 to 8,800 tons.
Unveiling several brand-new products, including a “next generation” material-handling proofing system that uses machine vision to help prevent material contamination due to operator error. The new ESE Series Central Chillers, Adiabatic Cooling Towers and MicroWheel™ Desiccant Dryers also will be displayed.
Showcasing DynaCon® reconfigurable conveyor systems along with box filling, parts separators and conveyor accessories to increase the efficiency of the production process.
Frigel North America, Inc.
Displaying the new 3PR Intelligent Control System. An interactive total plant cooling system, the 3PR provides processors with easier and more precise control over Frigel cooling systems. The new generation Ecodry unit and pumping stations with VFDs, TCUs and Microgel chillers also will be displayed.
Gros Executive Recruiters
Identifying the top talent in plastics and packaging, GER helps companies hire the best. GER is a guide through the employment jungle.
IMS Injection Molding Supplies
Providing everything needed for the plastics processing industry, including mold components, processing supplies, equipment and technical services to keep systems up and running.
Booth W4463 (Main)
Booth S19018 (Customer Appreciation Lounge)
Highlighting melt management (Opti-Flo), VG with melt velocity control (Soft-Gate) and miniature VG (HEM). INCOE Corporation, a global manufacturer of hot runner systems, temperature controllers, auxiliaries and solutions, will display products representing nearly every market in its main booth.
Developing comprehensive, manufacturing-specific ERP software designed to run the shop floor, office and everything in between. IQMS can help improve productivity, efficiency and the bottom line.
Distributing membership information, Plastics Business magazine and more. The association of choice for plastics processors in the US, MAPP serves its members by offering cost reduction programs, benchmarking metrics, plant tour events and more.
Molding Business Services
Providing M&A advisory and executive recruiting services for molders and plastics processors throughout North America. MBS has sold more than 60 small to mid-size processors and placed more than 50 people each year with molders all over North America.
Introducing Prophecy Sensorlytics innovative sensor technology. Now used on NOVATEC drying, conveying and downstream extrusion system equipment, the new sensor technology will allow processors to predict when and where maintenance is required in order to avoid delays in production.
Manufacturing precision injection molded components for the medical, electronic and consumer product industries.
Paulson Training Programs, Inc.
Unveiling new products and services, including hands-on, in-booth demonstrations. Known for decades of plastics training excellence, Paulson Training’s tech team assists plastics professionals looking for skilled workers.
Distributing Plastics Business, a quarterly magazine reaching 12,500 plastics processing executives, including corporate management, plant managers and production managers involved with all types of plastics processing through print, digital and mobile distribution. Each magazine contains information on operational challenges, industry benchmarks and production efficiencies.
Providing specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. PolyOne is dedicated to serving customers in diverse industries around the globe by creating value through collaboration, innovation and an unwavering commitment to excellence.
Progressive Components International Corp.
Unveiling an array of products, including new industry standards designed to speed mold building and reduce costs and downtime. Globally accessible and competitively priced, Progressive leads with innovation and service.
Displaying new products and services that improve part quality and reduce costs for injection molders through the use of in-cavity sensing technology, plant-tested processing strategies and RJG’s training program.
rapid prototyping + manufacturing (rp+m)
Presenting the latest 3D printing applications and materials. A leader in the additive manufacturing industry, from R&D through production, rp+m is a one-stop shop in creating solutions.
Promoting online, onsite, hands-on and public training courses. Routsis is a global training provider to the plastics industry with training systems that are the most affordable in the industry.
Demonstrating 20 robots, including an entirely new line. Highlighted are the 5X Line 5-axis Robots, 6X Visual 6-axis robots, Success general-purpose servo-driven robots, 5DA dual-arm servo robots and S3 servo-driven sprue pickers.
SIGMA Plastic Services, Inc.
Exhibiting SIGMASOFT® Virtual Molding Technology. SIGMA’s software was created to evaluate and optimize processes and molds, increasing efficiency, productivity and part quality.
Promoting the toolroom for mold maintenance, EOA and fixtures. Steinwall also provides sonic welding, pad printing, assembly and distribution services.
Synventive Molding Solutions
Featuring the latest hot runner systems, including breakthrough activeGateTM technologies which employ sensors to provide complete control of the melt and allow for superior surface finishes on molded parts.
Showcasing the latest edition of MoldTrax Mold Management System. Additionally, an expanded offering of ToolingDocs’ unique certification training programs and new products will be introduced.
Trademark Plastics, Inc.
Providing high-quality plastic injection mold design. Trademark offers precision moldmaking, close-tolerance injection molding and comprehensive inspection services for a complete custom manufacturing experience.
Ultra Purge – Molds Plus International USA, Inc.
Introducing a new and improved Ultra Purge grade, 5150. Ultra Purge 5150 is an HDPE-based hybrid purging compound that uses Ultra-X, a new proprietary technology specifically developed by Ultra Purge. Ultra Purge 5150 is 30 percent more efficient compared to existing Ultra Purge grades.
Displaying six operating injection molding machine workcells with integrated robots, automation, material handling and auxiliary equipment. In addition, the company will display extrusion-related machinery and auxiliaries.
Offering automation technology, including standard robots and tooling, to custom automation for assembly, inspection and packaging. Yushin America is a subsidiary of Yushin Precision Equipment Ltd – Japan, one of the world’s largest suppliers of robots for injection molding.