Supplier Trade Fair

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Exhibitors

Alchemie Technology

Alchemie Technology is delivering the next generation of inkjet inspired digital manufacturing technologies to enable industries of the future. Our digital materials science platform can utilise liquids, solids and powders to both build unique new products and deliver current products with less energy and materials. Our manufacturing processes are designed for Industry 4.0 and are delivering a paradigm shift in manufacturing flexibility and productivity. Our technologies are being adopted by diverse industries ranging from textiles, construction materials and electronics to foodstuffs, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. The key benefits of the technology are: 1. Creation of unique new product structures based on digitally controlled three dimensional placement of liquids, solids and powders 2. Software-defined instant changeovers with higher productivity processes and radical reduction in waste and cost 3. Customisation and personalisation delivered at zero cost.

BTG Labs

BTG Labs is a cutting-edge materials science based company that delivers effective adhesion quality control for manufacturers who are concerned with adhesive bonding, painting, coating, printing, and cleaning. The expert support offered by our specialized materials analysis lab allows manufacturers to diagnose the root cause of adhesion failure and optimize surface preparation processes. BTG Labs equips manufacturers with the insight to reduce scrap, recalls and rework caused by adhesion failure. Our action-oriented lab services, coupled with fast, easy, accurate and non-destructive surface inspection technologies, provide quantifiable, repeatable tests producing results that will fix adhesion problems.

CDigital

CDigital provides full-color heat transfers for short or long run product decoration applications. By utilizing a combination of 25 different adhesive and film systems, CDigital provides a solution to decorate a wide range of products, both round and flat, using the same equipment. With no set-up costs and low minimums, CDigital heat transfers allow for economical full color product decoration.

Covestro LLC

Covestro is a leader in high-quality, made-to-order polycarbonate films and blends, as well as thermoplastic polyurethane films and specialty elastomer films. With more than three decades of film experience in the development and production of films, Covestro possesses the expertise to solve your product and processing challenges. Our extensive portfolio of innovative film products expands to address numerous applications across many industries.

Diversified Printing Techniques

Diversified Printing Techniques offers pad printing solutions to fit your needs. Our team of knowledgeable and experienced salespeople, customer service representatives, engineers, and technicians are always happy to help you succeed. We have standard equipment for the simple projects and offer integrated solutions for whatever you pad printing challenge may be. Diversified Printing Techniques has been working with Kent International for almost 40 years. With Kent we have been pushing technology forward in pad printing to provide the industry with new solutions! We are now building robots to cut back on operator costs and issues. We are working on new developments now that will change how people look at pad printing. Diversified offers a vast supply of printing plates, inks and pads to meet your every need. Please visit www.diverprint.com for more information.

Dukane

Dukane offers the widest range of plastic welding products and is the global leader in providing the most innovative welding technologies. Our standard products are Ultrasonic, Vibration, Hot Plate, Hot Gas, Infrared, Electromagnetic Resistance, Thermo-Forming, Spin, and Laser Welding systems. Our Hot Gas, Infrared, and Laser Welding technologies are designed to reduce or eliminate particulates during the welding process. Customers get stronger welds and aesthetically pleasing parts. We will demonstrate our iQ Servo driven ultrasonic welding system with patented Melt-Match® technology which provides hermetic seal, repeatable process control, and drastically reduces scrap rate for our customers. For more information visit www.dukane.com.

DuraTech Industries

DuraTech Industries, a full-service manufacturer of custom graphics, specializes in screen printed products including overlays, appliqués and pressure sensitive products. It also offers in-mold decorating, in-mold electronics, forming, printed electronics, digital printing, doming, flexographic printing, insulators and gaskets, membrane switches, metal nameplates, supplier managed inventory and bin stocking and graphic design services. The USA manufacturing facility is ISO 9001:2015 certified with a large number of UL/CSA recognized constructions available. DuraTech Industries has been serving the medical, computer and peripherals, automotive, electronics and telecommunications markets for over 42 years.

EASTPRINT Incorporated

Eastprint Incorporated is a leader in HMI and Printed Electronics Screen Printing and Contract Manufacturing. HMI Technologies include Screen Printed Overlays and Labels manufactured for use in IMD, IML and IME applications, Membrane Switches, Projected Capacitive Circuits and User Interface Electronic Contract Manufacturing. Printed Electronics include screen Printed Shields, Antennas, Electrodes, Printed Heaters, Force Sensing Resistors and the Wearable Technologies of Medical Patches and E-Textile Integration/Smart Clothing functional printing. Eastprint Incorporated’s breadth of capabilities is possible by combining US based Engineering, prototype development and screen printing with Eastprint Mexico’s low labor cost electronic assembly and manufacturing capabilities.

Emabond Solutions, LLC

Emabond’s non-contact welding technology creates, distortion free, high performance, hermetic welds that eliminate adhesives and fasteners. It is an enabling technology often considered an innovative plastic part design and assembly method that picks up where traditional plastic welding methods leave off.

Emerson/Branson

Branson, an Emerson brand offers plastics joining, metal welding and precision cleaning technologies that are fast, clean and energy efficient. Through our subject matter expertise and breadth of technology offerings, we can help customers choose, implement, and optimize the right joining solution. With technological centers, sales and support offices throughout the world, Emerson’s broad capabilities and global presence enable equipment builders and product manufacturers to adapt to new demands and trends in the automotive industry.

Enercon Industries

Enercon’s new plasma and flame surface treating technologies solve surface adhesion challenges for manufacturers. These technologies clean, etch and functionalize plastics, composites, glass and metal surfaces to enable strong bonds with adhesives, inks, paints and coatings. Plasma and flame treaters integrate in-line with other processes and are extensively used for numerous applications and industries. Enercon offers free laboratory testing where Blown-arc™ plasma, Blown-ion™ plasma and flame plasma technologies can be compared and evaluated. Enercon’s surface treating application experts will help you determine which technology is best for your application.

Engineered Printing Solutions

Engineered Printing Solutions offers a range of fully-automated industrial inkjet printers and pad print machines. We also design and build machines that have been completely customized, using the latest in digital inkjet technology and automation to meet our customers’ needs.

Henkel - LOCTITE

LOCTITE® is the world’s leading brand for adhesives, sealants and surface treatments. With breakthrough technology, we provide solutions that deliver on our goals providing more efficient adhesives that are durable, strong and long lasting to unlock the limitless potential of man and machine. Learn more about our expansive product portfolio for the most demanding industry applications.

IMDA

The In-Mold Decorating Association is a non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting the adaptation and growth of in-mold labeling and in-mold decorating across global packaging and durable goods markets. IMDA brings together the entire IML/IMD supply/value chain in a single organization. Our mission is to promote our members’ interests and businesses. IMDA provides many opportunities throughout the year for our members to promote their products and services to the global IML/IMD community.

ITW Industrial Decorating Solutions

Industrial Decorating Solutions (IDS) is a worldwide division of ITW that continuously develops and manufactures a wide array of foils, inks, pads, plates, transfers, and application equipment. We combine our proprietary technology, printing, engineering, and expertise to create innovative, value-added products. The IDS division consists of the following brands ─ ITW CER, ITW MORLOCK GmbH, ITW Trans Tech, & ITW United Silicone ─ delivering customer-focused pad printing, hot stamping, and heat transfer solutions to the end markets they serve. Industrial Decorating Solutions is part of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW), a Fortune 200 multinational manufacturer. Contact us for more information.

KURZ

KURZ is the global leader in hot/cold stamping technologies, heat transfer decorations and stamping tools/machines. Providing full service, exceptional global consistency, we are the experts in maintaining brand standards, new technologies and decoration developments which enhance brands with exceptional beauty and functionality for both primary and secondary packaging. Our IMD decoration offers multicolored design without process limits and photo-realistic designs with high-performance heatproof foil. It is a highly efficient decoration process due to the plastic production and decoration being in one step with a high-yield rate.

MS Ultrasonic Technology Group

MS Ultrasonic Technology Group is revolutionizing ultrasonic plastic welding with a new product family called soniTOP. The servo driven soniTOP features several patents including a deflection free frame design as well as an integrated tensile/pull test built right into the machine. The soniTOP offers a touch screen control panel capable of storing 30 to 1000 weld programs, weld forces from 5N to 3000N, direct connection to the machine and operators with smart phone application, up to 30 Inputs/Outputs built directly into the control panel, and many other innovative solutions. MS has been manufacturing high quality ultrasonic welding equipment for over 20 years and launched the soniTOP in 2013. Their North American headquarters, located in Webberville, MI, offers a full lab, service, and support to North America.

Nissha Co., Ltd.

Nissha provide many kinds of decoration technology solutions such as heat transfer foil and insert film for example. Nissha's in-mold decoration (IMD) technology and IML are particularly well known with-in the plastic molding industry for its competitive and world-class resulting finished decoration parts. Major application of IMD and IML surfaces can be found throughout the automotive interior, consumer electronics and cosmetic industries.

Phoseon Technology

Since 2002, Phoseon Technology pioneered the use of LED technology for Life Sciences and Industrial Curing. Through our relentless innovation, we deliver high performance, reliable and patented LED based solutions. Our strong focus on customer collaboration has resulted in world-wide market leadership position and presence. Phoseon is an ISO9001 certified company manufacturing award winning products that are covered by more than 300 patents worldwide. We uniquely focus 100% on LED technology therefore ensuring superior reliability, business economics, and environmental benefits.

Plastics Decorating Magazine

Plastics Decorating includes the latest information and technical details on decorating plastics, including hot stamping, pad printing, screen and offset printing, heat transfer, in-mold decorating and plastics assembly processes.

Proell, Inc.

Proell is the US subsidiary of Proell KG, Germany, serving as both a central warehouse and service center for the highest-quality IMD, screen and pad printing inks. As a research-orientated developer of high-quality ink systems and lacquers, Proell has been developing tailor-made solutions for its customers for over 70 years. The development of progressive, future-oriented ink systems and lacquers, together with the best-possible technical support for customers, are the primary elements of Proell’s philosophy. Proell offers Norilux DC, a formable, abrasion-resistant dual-cure screen printing lacquer, which is available in matte and high-gloss versions.

Schwerdtle

Schwerdtle is a 140 year old manufacturer of plastic decorating and assembly tools, specializing in silicone-bonded-to-metal hot stamping dies, metal dies, holding fixtures, heat transfer, and bottle decorating tools. Plastic assembly tools include tools for heat staking and ultrasonic (sonotrobe) 3D engraving, fixturing, gripper fingers, and customized or stock silicone sheets. Stock silicone sheets are available directly from our website.

Screentech Designs

Screentech Designs is a leading plastics finishing company offering a variety of finishing capabilities including painting, pad printing, laser etch and assembly.

Serigraph

Serigraph is a leading print manufacturer of decorated products and in-store signs/displays. Our manufacturing capabilities are comprised of printing [screen, offset and digital], forming [vacuum, thermoforming, accuforming] decorative injection molding and print fulfillment. We are IATF 16949, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 certified and PCI compliant.

SUSSEX IM

Sussex IM is a complete molding, decorating and assembly solutions provider. We deliver a tangible advantage to our customers through our Design-for-Manufacturing expertise and our ISO certified capabilities for production molding with integrated value-added operations. Standard, Multishot, Insert, Stack, Thin Wall. IMD and Auto-unscrew molding technologies - in presses ranging from 25 ton to 955 ton.

Taghleef Industries

Taghleef Industries (Ti) is the leading supplier of specialty and high performance films for packaging, labels, industrial, and graphic arts applications. Headquartered in Dubai with manufacturing sites in eleven countries on six continents, the company has annual capacity of 500,000 metric tons of BOPP, CPP, and PLA films for the global marketplace. Ti delivers intelligent packaging solutions and sustainable added value to customers and stakeholders through innovative research, high quality film products, and focused service. Ti brands include NATIVIA®, EXTENDO®, DERPROSA™, Titanium™, SynDECOR®, and SHAPE360™. For more information visit www.ti-films.com.

Thierica Equipment Corporation

For more than 70 years, Thierica Equipment Company has been providing automated finishing systems that process a full range of industrial coatings. Equipment is designed and fabricated in house by an experienced staff of engineers and fabricators with a diverse depth of knowledge. Each system is assembled and tested prior to shipment to assure compliance to rigid customer standards. Robust tube frame construction and modular system component design set our equipment apart from the competition while our program management style and service after the sale keep product launches on schedule. With a long history of building systems for hard coating, paint and laser etching, and automotive interior components, Thierica has also expanded focuses in wood finishing, consumer electronics, and functional coatings applications. The company’s demonstrated expertise in Robotic paint application has led to the recent addition of a robotic paint lab where Thierica can demonstrate system capabilities and assist in product development to validate your requirements up front. Call us to receive a proposal of a custom engineered solution that satisfies your immediate needs and has the flexibility to accommodate future business requirements. Thierica is an ISO certified company that designs, builds, and installs paint systems worldwide.

tributek

A leading supplier of high-quality replacement parts and supplies for ultrasonic joining equipment, tributek ultrasonics offers quick response, easy online ordering, and exceptional value. Customized training and consulting services are also available.

XEIKON

Xeikon is a Manufacturer of Digital Toner and Jet Ink Presses for In-Mold Label printing Direct. Dedicated. Digital. If you look at our LED-array-based technology, application-tuned toners, flexible workflows and complete Suites designed to grow with you, sure, you could say we're quite dedicated to digital printing. We have developed every aspect and every part of our set-ups closely with printing business professionals around the world.

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Plastics Decorating is a quarterly magazine with a distribution of 10,000, targeting companies that decorate and assemble plastics. It is distributed to corporate management as well as plant and production managers involved in the plastics decorating process.