NSF provides a broad range of consulting and technical services tailored to your needs as a packaging supplier to food manufacturers including: Package Integrity Testing, Closure Testing, Permeation Testing, Shelf-life Testing and Improvement, Troubleshooting Issues and Package/Product Interactions
2016 Exhibitor Directory
Omnirobotic Inc. can automate industrial processes for high-mix or unique parts manufacture. The company makes industrial robots autonomous and self-programmable through artificial intelligence. Omnirobotic can automate painting, sand blasting, trimming, welding, scanning, and more. The company sells and integrates its Shape To Motion Technology and even lets customers hire its robots monthly.
Ontario Bollards Inc. specializes in the supply, service, and installation of asset protection equipment and systems. Using its proven assessment process, it ensures that the right equipment is recommended and installed—keeping people, property, processes, and profits safe and secure. Capabilities include bollards, guardrail systems, safety guards/barriers, material handling, and racking protection. For more details, please visit its Web site.
Osaka Gas Liquid Company Ltd. engages mainly in the production and sale of industrial gas and dry ice, by exploiting the cryogenic energy of liquefied natural gas (LNG) it imports. The company also offers cryogenic grinding using liquefied nitrogen and development of industrial gas technologies in cooperation with other group companies.
Outil-Pac Inc. is a clean and scalable aluminum pipe network distributor. Aluminum pipe is suitable for compressed air, vacuum, breathing air, and inert gas. It is appropriate for argon, nitrogen, and Ar/CO2 distribution; automatic and manual welding; robotics installation; and plasma cutting. Transair is CRN approved in every province.
Packaging Digest, a trusted information resource, engages with the industry through a wide range of products, including magazines, digital resources, eNewsletters, and Packaging Digest DIRECT, a robust online supplier directory Packaging Digest helps its audience achieve higher levels of creative thinking, production, and profitability with compelling content that fosters packaging solutions and competitive advantages.
PCS Co. stands for quality, expertise, innovative technology, and reliable customer service. Dating back to 1960, the company started out as a family-owned operation, manufacturing plastic injection components in Fraser, Michigan. More than 55 years later, PCS Co. has become a leading supplier in providing quality mold bases, mold base components, molding supplies, and hot runner products for the plastics and die-cast industries.
Pivot Point Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of nonthreaded fastener solutions, including clevis pins, cotter pins, quick-release pins/devices, and wire rope cable assemblies. It offers a stock selection and highly customizable products. Pivot Point is known for new and innovative fasteners like the SLIC Pin and Bow-Tie Locking Cotter. The company is third generation family owned. Stop by its booth for more information and free samples.
PlasticsToday, the global community for plastics processing professionals, offers a full on-line and digital media portfolio with informative websites, newsletters, webinars, virtual events, blogs, and more. PlasticsToday features market-focused, end-user channels in medical, electrical and electronics, automotive, and packaging, and even geographic-specific content.
Plastimum was founded in 2011 as a technology center to recycle plastics that would have otherwise ended up in a landfill. The company manages to recycle more than 90% of the plastics that it processes. Plastimum 's plastics are of an exceptional quality due to its granulometry of 1/8 to 3/8 in.
Plexpack Corp. designs and manufactures high-quality flexible packaging solutions that perform to the highest standards—yours. More than 4,000 customers worldwide depend on the company's Emplex bag and pouch sealers and Damark shrinkwrap and bundling systems for packaging efficiency, product integrity, safe transport, and attractive presentation.
Polychem Corp. offers convenient and economical one-stop shopping. The company carries one of the broadest lines of polyester and polypropylene strapping. In addition, Polychem offers a full complement of equipment, power tools, and accessories. The company provides a complete range of solutions, from the most basic manual tools to the largest.
Polymeres Technologies has manufactured thermoset systems, such as epoxy, polyurethane, and silicone, for more than 20 years. Its products are used in the following industries: aeronautic, composite, conventional and specialized molding, rapid prototyping, electronic and electrical engineering, rubber and plastics transformation, construction, stage and film sets, CNC machining, engineering consulting firms, and recreational and road vehicles.
Powder & Bulk Solids (PBS) is recognized as the voice of the dry processing and bulk solids market. As the best-read, most referred to industry resource, it provides information on cutting-edge technology, products, equipment, systems, and services. PBS connects with its audience through magazines, the Industry Master buyers guide, online/digital products, eNewsletters, and other media resources.
Premier Tech Chronos manufactures packaging machines and complete packaging lines for small-and large-scale productions. Its wide product portfolio includes bagging machines, case packers, robot and conventional palletizers, stretch wrappers, stretch hooders, conveyors, and more. With a team of more than 1100 people, including 175 service technicians all around the world, the company is a partner of choice for packaging equipment needs.
Headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota, Primera Technology Inc. is one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of specialty printing equipment, including the LX-Series color label printers, AP-Series label applicators, LP130 laser marking system, and CX1200 color label press and FX1200 digital finishing system.
Procepack offers a wide range of used packaging equipment for all needs. The company has a large inventory of more than 500 used packaging equipment and parts. Procepack's used packaging equipment serves food, chemical, cosmetic, and pharmaceutical companies of all kinds and sizes. The company can also offer to buy idle equipment at a good price. Procepack's large network allows it to give clients the most for their packaging equipment.
PROMAT is dedicated to providing full service with a focus on custom bulk material handling equipment and systems across many industries. It offers a full line of superior material-handling products, integrated into complete system designs, including L-I-W and weighbelt feeding, pure vacuum conveying, micro and macro screening, bulk bag discharging and feeding, and so much more, all backed by proven design and equipment field service.
3-D printing is changing the world. Proto3000 Inc. is leading a new industrial revolution full of disruption, creativity, and innovation. The company provides solutions that never existed, and is shaping a new landscape of digital fabrication. The Proto3000 team is hard at work enabling companies to leverage 3-D printing technology to be more competitive, capable, and efficient.
ProTube propose continuous innovative design of lifting and handling solutions for all industry sectors. The company has gained expertise in the specialized field of vacuum lifting systems and favors a human approach based on face-to-face consultations to fully absorb the needs of its customers.
Puritan Magnetics Inc. manufactures a complete line of magnetic separation equipment. Plates, grates, spouts, pulleys, drums, drawers, and many other styles of magnetic separators are available with ceramic and rare earth magnetic materials. A wide range of standard products with EZ and POW-R CLEAN features are also available to simplify cleaning.
Qmed is the world’s only 100% qualified medical device supplier directory and search engine, created exclusively for OEMs actively researching and sourcing qualified suppliers, products, and services during the product design cycle. Supplier selections are companies that understand the requirements of the medical manufacturing industry, are currently working with medical OEMs, and are regulatory compliant and/or ISO certified.
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R&D Ergo Ltd. has been providing ergonomic solutions for more than 25 years. The company's material handling specialists work with customers to develop systems that increase performance and productivity. This partnership results in a drastic decrease in employee injuries while improving system efficiencies, helping customers strive toward ergonomic excellence in the workplace.
Radwell International Inc. stocks and sells new and surplus industrial automation, MRO, pneumatic, motion, electronic, hydraulic, HVAC, and electrical control equipment for plant floor and facilities maintenance machinery. It also has full component-level repair capabilities for all industrial electronic and electrical equipment. Radwell also buys surplus industrial controls. See its Web site for its complete line card of brands.
RAPID INJECT® RI 500 is a plastic additive 100% polypropylene, innovative industrial process that changes melting and cooling characteristics of PP and PEHD: improves productivity for injection-blowing and injection-profiled by decreasing significantly the cooling time.
Rechner Automation Inc. will be demonstrating Rechner capacitive sensors doing their job. Working displays showing level detection of chocolate, ketchup, oil/water, and the ever-popular plastic pellet hopper applications will be there. The company will be giving away temperature conversion chart/2017 stick-on calendars at its booth.
Redemac Inc. is a leading Canadian distributor of high-end, on-line identification equipment. Its 30 years of experience in marking, coding, and labeling equipment, combined with its qualified staff, provide the best possible solution for identification requirements. Redemac will be showcasing the Jet3 CIJ (continuous ink-jet) with the patented SEALTRONIC nozzle closure and the V5 on-line case printer with the industry's highest resolution.
Reiser Canada Co., is a leading supplier of high-quality food processing and packaging equipment for ore than 50 years, including Repak horizontal form/fill/sealers, Ross tray sealers, Fabbri overwrap, Supervac vacuum chamber packaging, and Variovac horizontal form/fill/sealers. The company is a technology leader, with an outstanding reputation for producing high-quality packages with superior package seals.
Réseau Deblecx Network (RDN) is a specialist in B2B e-commerce. It offers a communications network on the cutting edge of technology and software solutions tailored to enterprise resource planning (ERP/WMS/TMS), thus simplifying electronic data interchange (EDI) and making it accessible to all. RDN serves thousands of customers and business partners in several industries across North America.
Since 1940, Rigid-tex® has been the trusted name and the standard for deep textured metals. From serving the war effort in the 1940s to providing solutions for transportation and aerospace today, Rigid-tex® metals can be found in a wide array of applications such as food processing, packaging and material handling, truck and trailer bodies, bumpers and steps, mezzanines, and catering vehicles.
Rotalec is a leading supplier of motion control, PC control and communication, automation sensors and controls, traceability, industrial mill, and machine safety and vision products. The company's experts work with customers to provide single products or complete solutions, including comprehensive turnkey solutions, product repair, and technical service. For more information, visit Rotalec's Web site.
Rotolok Valves Inc. is a global leader in supplying quality valves to a wide range of powder and processing industries for use in dust collection, pneumatic, and mechanical conveying systems. The company's product line includes numerous rotary airlocks, diverter valves, and slide gate valves.
Sarong North America is a world leader in manufacturing quality, single-dose thermoforming fill-and-seal packaging machines, packaging materials and co-packing, for food, pharma, cosmetics, and household products. The company leads the way in innovation and technology, producing custom-design machines and containers in various shapes and sizes with a focus on sustainability and minimal waste, providing mold testing, trials, and samples.
Schunk Intec Corp. is a family-owned company and global player in one. With more than 2,500 employees in eight plants and 30 directly owned subsidiaries and distribution partners in more than 50 countries throughout the world, the company has an intensive market presence. Offering 11,000 standard components, Schunk has one of the world’s largest assortments of clamping technology and gripping systems.
Scott’s Directories is proudly celebrating 60 years in 2017. It is a leading provider of targeted sales leads for organizations of all sizes. Scott’s Directories offers an extensive suite of online and print directories spanning a vast array of industry sectors to assist clients in quickly reaching the perfect customers for their business. The company's data is always 100% verified by its Canadian team. Contact it today for a free online demo.
SelfLube is the leading U.S. manufacturer of mold and die components. Its product line consists of more than 10,000 standard part numbers, both self-lubricating and conventional. With seven straight years of zero-nonconformance ISO 9000 audits, the company is a quality leader of the industry.
Sepro Canada was formed in 2016 as one of 10 wholly owned daughter companies of Sepro Group, one of the world’s largest independent sellers of Cartesian robots. With headquarters in Montreal and sales representatives from coast-to-coast, Sepro Canada provides Canadian customers with quick response from a direct bilingual sales and service team. Its product line includes three-, five-, and six-axis servo robots, plus automation systems.
Screen and digital printing company specialized in decorating plastic materials.
As North America's most trusted provider of precision measurement and equipment maintenance/installation services, OASIS Alignment Services aligns the needs of customers with its capabilities, becoming an essential part of producing positive results. The company provides extruder and downstream equipment alignment, bore gauging, screw OD measurement, screw/barrel straightness, and more.
Since 1992, Shako Flexipack Pvt. Ltd. has been a leading manufacturer and exporter of flexible packaging and container sealing (foil seal) products. It offers rotogravure and flexo printing, solvent-free lamination, the largest bag/pouch-making capacity in India for standup, quad seal, fin seal, gusseted, up to 25 kg bags with zippers, spouts, vent-holes, degassing valves, and more at its ISO 22000– and BRC-IOP–accredited manufacturing plants.
Smalley is the exclusive manufacturer of the industry-leading Spirolox® Retaining Rings, an innovative design that features a no-gap, 360° retaining surface without protruding ears to interfere with mating components. The company is also the originator of Crest to Crest® Wave Springs, which save up to 50% of space compared to conventional coil springs.
Smico Manufacturing Co offers world-class vibratory screeners, feeders, and conveyors, as well as industry-leading mixing, coating, and blending systems. Customers can expect unparalleled durability, serviceability, and quality from the company's full line of American-made, tailor-fit equipment.
Solaxis Ingenious Manufacturing helps clients fast-track manufacturing projects. It quickly manufactures complex parts that save time, reduce weight, and generate savings. It offers functional prototypes; low-volume production; tooling, jigs, and fixtures; and end-of-arm tooling for the ground transportation, aerospace, defense, and industrial sectors. Areas of expertise include industrial 3-D printing, CAD, and finishing and surface treatment.
Innovate with the power of 3-D. With more than 3,500 satisfied customers, SolidXperts Inc. has been a one-stop provider for all 3-D design essentials since 1998. Centered around the SolidWorks 3D CAD platform and Stratasys 3D printers, the company's solutions can help customers significantly develop, improve, and produce high-quality designs.
Spraying Systems Co.® is a global leader in spray nozzle technology, offering nozzles for spray drying, tank cleaning, coating, cooling, chemical injection, dust control, and more. The company's SprayDry® nozzles are influential to a dryer in achieving precise powder properties, including narrow particle size distributions and the right bulk density.
If a business is impacted by the cost, reliability, and quality of electricity supply, expanding operations in St. Lawrence County, New York, is a competitive strategy to consider. In addition to low-cost power and a strategic location on the U.S./Canada border, check out other benefits such as the START-UP NY program.
The broad Starrett Co. product line includes precision measuring tools (micrometers, calipers, rules, etc.), levels, electronic gages, dial indicators, gage blocks and granite surface plates, and custom-engineered products. The company offers metrology equipment, including optical measuring projectors, vision systems, and multi-sensor measuring systems, many of which are custom engineered.
Founded in 1987, STIQ is a multi-industry association of Quebec-based manufacturers whose mission is to improve the competitiveness of manufacturing supply chains in order to promote the development of Quebec’s economy. With the largest manufacturing network in the province, the associations acts as a performance activator by creating fruitful networking and managing made-to-measure improvement programs.
Storcan Ltd. has more than 40 years of experience creating innovative solutions for food processing, bottling, and packaging lines. The company offers solution research support, consulting services and project management, custom and standard manufacturing, modifications to existing lines, equipment distribution, line analysis and design, and integration and installation services.
Structural Panels Inc (SPI) is an all-Canadian manufacturer of high-quality, steel-skinned insulated and fire-rated sandwich panels that are designed for coolers, freezers, walls, partitions, dividers, ceilings, and value-added projects. The company's products have been successfully integrated into countless commercial, industrial, and residential projects across the country and overseas.
Sturdell Industries Inc. is a sales and processing center supplying alloy and stainless steels to the moldmaking, tool and die, and vinyl extrusion industries. Machining services include milling, squaring, precision and blanchard grinding, gundrilling, rough pocketing, chamfering, clamp slots, eyebolt, and leader pin holes. Steel grades include 4140, P-20, 420SS, SP300, HP370, A-2, D-2, S-7, H-13, and more.
Systemex Automation is an automated production systems engineering, consulting, and integration firm. We provide innovative technological solutions for a wide range of clients in the manufacturing and industrial processes industries using our team of qualified experts in mechanics, electricity, automation, robotics, instrumentation, mechatronics, and information systems.
Tiger-Vac International Inc. specializes in manufacturing industrial vacuums for controlled environments against contamination and hazardous environments. As a manufacturer of industrial vacuum cleaners, in addition to providing a wide range of vacuum cleaners suitable for most existing applications, it has the opportunity to design vacuum cleaners for specific customer applications.
Transparent Packaging Inc., a market leader in the clear plastic folding carton industry, recently merged with Printex Packaging in New York, becoming one of North America’s largest manufacturers of clear packaging cartons.
With facilities from Montreal to Vancouver, and CPG/FMCG clients from leading Canadian brands to start-ups, TRICO Evolution is one of Canada’s largest contract packaging providers, and a provider of third-party logistics (3PL) services from warehousing and inventory management to order fulfillment and supply management. The company's largest facility is in Laval, Quebec, with a second Montreal-area facility opening in 2017.
TURCK Chartwell Canada Inc. offers experienced technical application assistance to customers, with Turck industrial sensors, cord connectivity, and network process/automation products; Grace Engineered Products' programming ports, live voltage warning, and Ethernet products; Comate Releco industrial relays, sockets, multi timers, and programmable relays; and KUBLER industrial encoders, slip rings, counters, timers, and hour meters.
UBM, the leading B2B media company dedicated exclusively to the global $3.0 trillion advanced manufacturing sector, helps support the flow of information, commerce, and innovation in such sophisticated segments as medical devices and pharmaceutical development. UBM also addresses cutting-edge developments in broader areas of advanced engineering design and manufacturing, and manufacturing processes and packaging.
The first all-in-one controller—HMI+PLC with onboard I/O—was released by Unitronics Inc. nearly 25 years ago. The company continues to develop and manufacture all-in-one PLCs that boost users’ competitive advantage, combining full-function PLCs and HMI panels into single, compact units. These HMI+PLC devices are programmed in a single, user-friendly environment. Unitronics' clients save wiring, space, and programming time.
VEGA Americas Inc. has provided industry-leading products for the measurement of level, density, weight, and pressure. The company combines manufacturing, distribution, and service for products that represent the most sophisticated process measurement technologies anywhere in the world.
Vicone is a trusted partner for the design, optimization, and strategic production of rubber parts. Founded in 2004, the company manufactures and supplies extruded and molded rubber parts, custom made to specfication and on time. Vicone collaborates, guides, and supports manufacturers in their product development process, from concept to production.
VisuaScan Inc. is a leader in product identification, bar-coding, and labeling solutions for a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, pharmaceutical, food distribution, logistics, dairy, resource, and retail. The company believes that success is rooted in combining strategic, technical, and practical excellence to uncover manufacturing and warehousing solutions that drive unprecedented operational efficiency and performance.
VMI is a leading expert for mixing cosmetics products, from laboratory to production. For more than 60 years, the company has been a worldwide specialist in industrial mixing methods and processes, and it offers a comprehensive range of solutions adapted to any mixing process. VMI has developed a unique know-how in terms of rheology of mixtures of solid, liquid, and doughy materials.
Wattco™ manufactures a complete line of flange heaters, circulation heaters, tubular heaters, and immersion heating elements for a wide variety of industrial and commercial applications since 1969. With a resourceful sales team and knowledge base, WATTCO™ is able to provide customers with heaters and controls with exceptional, performance and reliability
A leader in the industry, Weber Marking Systems has been providing high-quality labels, label application equipment, and marking and coding solutions for more than 80 years. With a worldwide network of sales, service, and technical support, the company is committed to bringing technologies to market that improve packaging automation, product identification, and brand recognition. Weber's success comes from helping its customers grow.
Worldwide Foam Ltd. is one of the fastest growing industrial closed cell foam manufacturers in North America. Since 2008, the company has revolutionized the industry by offering one-day lead time from its four strategic locations with the widest ranges of products and sizes in the industry. It began with crosslinked polyethylene (XLPE) and has evolved into a diversified foam supplier that serves multiple industries across North America.
Yargus Manufacturing Inc., based in Marshall, Illinois, United States, produces custom blending and conveying equipment for fertilizer and dry materials in a variety of capacities. The company continually updates its extensive product line to meet the needs of the industry internationally. For further information on the product line, please visit Yargus's Web site.
Zaber Technologies Inc. designs and manufactures linear actuators and stages, rotary stages, multi-axis systems, stepper motor controllers, and a wide variety of other positioning equipment. Many devices have built-in controllers, although externally controlled versions are also available. The company’s products are used worldwide by researchers, engineers, systems integrators, and OEMs in any industry that requires precision positioning.
ZEISS is an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the optics and optoelectronics industries. The Industrial Metrology business group is a leading manufacturer of multidimensional metrology solutions. These include coordinate measuring machines and metrology software for the automotive, aircraft, mechanical engineering, plastics and medical technology industries.
ZÜND is engaged worldwide in the development, manufacturing and distribution of multi-functional digital cutting systems. Our customers are manufacturers and service providers in graphics, packaging, textile/tech textiles and composites. ZÜND’s success stems from our leadership in innovation as well as the superior quality and productivity of our equipment.