Mission

A hub of expertise for the rubber industry

Elastomer Valley consists of a group of Canadian companies from all over the province of Quebec that have joined forces to pursue development opportunities. The group’s shared vision is to be recognized as an international hub for its expertise, ingenuity, creativity and flexibility in the research, development and manufacturing of elastomer solutions.

Vision

Positioning statements

Elastomer Valley strives to develop new opportunities in the fields of elastomer parts and products. Our network of experts generates technologies and tooling tailored to the needs of our global clients. We engineer valued and trustworthy solutions.

Our strategic directions

1

Market

Custom mixers, transformers, parts makers, raw materials suppliers, OEM's or toolmakers, whatever their field of activity, the firms gravitate around a core facilitator and creator of external networks. These relationships are founded through the development of partnerships and at international trade missions.

2

Innovate

Elastomer Valley is proud to contribute to innovation by introducing fresh dynamism into its ever-expanding network. Its involvement includes:

  • Promoting collaboration among businesses and partners to develop the best elastomer solutions
  • Helping its members to acquire a better understanding of the technology developments that lead to a reduction in manufacturing costs
  • Encouraging formal alliances with other international groups in order to share their respective expertise.

3

Develop expertise

  • Assist our businesses in the use of new technologies to promote business development
  • Favor the introduction of a VAP approach (value-added production) for internal processes
  • Support the development of key technical staff to prepare the next generation of competent workers
  • Collaborate with industry partners to ensure the availability of production workers trained according to industry requirements.

4

Commit to sustainable development

  • Promote sustainable development initiatives
  • Promote the development of recycled products and assist with their marketing
  • Reduce rubber waste landfills by developing alternative valuation solutions
  • Help businesses to reduce their manufacturing waste and use recycled materials.

Our members

  • American Biltrite
  • Camso
  • Falpaco
  • Milan Conception
  • PPD Rubtech
  • Vicone
  • Waterville TG

Company Profile

Expert in the development and manufacturing of specialized elastomer and flooring products. Our wide range of polymers, in-house compounds, vulcanization process and completely equipped test facility are the key elements reflecting our expertise and commitment to offer the right solution to your need.

Mission

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Certifications

ISO 9001 & ISO 14001, LEED, Floorscore

Technologies, Processes

Mixing, calendering, extrusion and curing.

Equipment list

  • Banbury type mixers (3)
  • CM mixer
  • Calender 84 in.
  • Presses
  • Extruder 64 in.
  • Continuous flow Roto cure 84 in. Max (2100 mm)

Company Profile

A world leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of off-road tires, wheels, rubber tracks and undercarriage systems to serve the material handling, construction, agricultural and powersports industries.

Mission

Certifications

ISO 9001
ISO 14001

Technologies, Processes

Equipment list

Company Profile

Falpaco is specialised in  injection  molding  parts made from rubber, plastics, silicone, thermoplastic elastomer, polymer and engineering resins.

Mission

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Certifications

ISO 9002 ; UL

Technologies, Processes

Injection molding incl. two colors, liquid silicone rubber (LSR), compression molding, transfer molding, composite bonding, overmolding, part assembling and printing.

Equipment list

Company Profile

Milan Conception is an engineering company specialized in the design and manufacturing of industrial machinery.

Mission

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Certifications

CSA-UL-CE

Technologies, Processes

  • 3D CAD
  • Digital machining
  • PLC, servo motor & operator interface

Equipment list

  • CNC
  • Station CAD-Solid Works
  • Service CMM
  • Service de Perceuse et de découpe EDM
  • Système ERP

Company Profile

Multidisciplinary experts who design, innovate, support and produce high quality compounds suited to the customer’s needs.

Mission

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Certifications

ISO 9001 : 2008

Technologies, Processes

Mixing, calendering, stacking, extrusion and preforming.

Equipment list

  • KSBI 6-Wing VCMT Tangential Rotor Mixer
  • Farrel F-80 with on-line gear pump strainer
  • Variable control mills (Speed and Ratio)
  • Batch off cooler with relaxing conveyors (Band width from 1 in. (25mm) to 15 in. (375mm))
  • Calender 40 in. (1000mm)
  • Calender 66 in. (1650 mm)
  • Automatic stacking system

Company Profile

Vicone manufactures and supplies extruded and molded rubber parts, custom made, to spec and on time. Vicone collaborates, guides and supports manufacturers in their product development process, from concept to production, by using design, real rubber prototyping, strategic production and inventory management services.

Mission

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Certifications

ISO 9001. Controlled Goods Program (CGP) registred

Technologies, Processes

  • Extrusion
  • Molding (compression, transfer and injection)
  • Component assemblies
  • Lathe die and water jet cutting
  • Slitting and cut-to-length
  • Application of Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA)
  • Vulcanized Splicing or Endless Rings
  • Cold bonding
  • Machined components
  • Rubber to metal, Prototyping

Equipment list

Company Profile

Expert in the design and manufacturing of automotive body sealing system, subsidiary of Toyoda Gosei, Japan.

Mission

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Certifications

TS-16949:2008 & ISO 14001

Technologies, Processes

Mixing, extrusion, molding and coating.

Equipment list

  • Mixers
  • EPDM Extrusion lines
  • TPV Extrusion lines
  • Cutting machines
  • Presses: injection EPDM, injection TPO, transfer straight joint
  • Coating lines

Why work together

5 reasons to do business with Elastomer Valley

1

Our cluster comprises a true hub of expertise in the development and manufacture of elastomer solutions.

2

Elastomer Valley brings together companies, all leaders in Canada’s rubber and elastomer industry.

3

We are active in a variety of sectors: automobile, commercial, industrial, aerospace, medical and defense.

4

We serve customers across North America. Most of our businesses are located less than one hour from the U.S. border. Our three primary markets are Canada, the United States and Mexico. Several of our firms also maintain an international presence.

5

Our ingenious and flexible solutions create value for each of our customers. Our expertise contributes to your success.

Why become a member

5 reasons to become a member of Elastomer Valley

1

When you join Elastomer Valley, you automatically become part of a business cluster recognized as a hub of expertise, ingenuity, creativity and flexibility in the research, development and manufacture of elastomer solutions.

2

Elastomer Valley will help you to acquire technological development skills aimed at reducing manufacturing costs.

3

Custom mixer, transformer, supplier of raw materials, OEM or toolmaker, whatever your activity sector, you will gravitate towards a core facilitator.

4

You will build a network with other members of the rubber industry. You will benefit from the synergy of the group’s diverse expertise.

5

Your company will benefit from greater scope and visibility on the global stage.

Elastomer Valley
520 Poirier Boul., Magog, Québec
Canada, J1X 0A1
1 819-679-5581