Novatec, Inc.

222 E Thomas Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21225 US


Company Profile

The roots of the company date back to the 1935 and NOVATEC began manufacturing dehumidifying equipment for the plastics industry in early 1972. Over the past several decades we have expanded our product line beyond dryers, to become a strong industry force, providing blending and conveying equipment as well as complete resin handling systems. In May 2006, the ownership of the company was transferred into the hands of a management group with vast experience in the auxiliary equipment business.  The company is now the recognized leader for integrated Central Drying and Conveying Systems. We have added to our team of experienced professionals at every level of the organization, from executives, to design and engineering, to sales and marketing, to customer support and field service. Our association with MAGUIRE PRODUCTS not only allows us to provide the most popular blenders in the world as system components but it makes our business group the largest resin handling manufacturing group in North America. The new NOVATEC has already developed the broadest range of resin dryers in the plastics industry. These include wheel dryers, membrane dryers, vacuum dryers, infrared dryers and dual bed dryers. Our PowerGuard(TM) models are designed with patented technology to be the most energy efficient in the industry with heretofore unmatched process stability. We are the only U.S. manufacturer of Infrared dryers for PET and our IntelliPET series of wheel dryers are ideal for PET processors. We have built a state of-the-art Drying Technology Center where we can test the performance of any dryer type against any other dryer type. We invite customers to provide their specific resin and be present to see the actual test results. Only by comparing drying capability and energy efficiency can an informed decision be made about which dryer is best for a given application. We have expanded our offering of vacuum pumps to overcome things like plugged lines and starved process machines.  At the same time, the already-impressive offerings in microprocessor and touch screen controls has been expanded to better serve the needs of processors.  We have developed an impressive line of downstream extrusion equipment that includes, cutters, pullers, Saws and Cooling/Sizing Tanks. These products utilize powerful Servo Drives where practical and a Siemens 7" color touch screen PLC to make set-up, control and recipe management easier than ever. All downstream equipment has a 5-year warranty. Our design emphasis is on innovation to provide new products which save energy, save space and reduce maintenance while providing superior performance at competitive prices. Our customers remain our first priority and we are committed to bringing plastics processors the highest level of quality through our products, services and personal attention. Check out the new NOVATEC.

A Message from Novatec, Inc.

Mobile Wheel Dryers With New Features

Compare With Other Portable Dryers  All of the NOVATEC Mobile Wheel Dryers include a 7" color touch screen PLC and no additional charge.

Widest Choice of Resin Dryers

NovaWheel™ Dryers All NovaWheel™ dryers (500 - 5,000 lb./hr.) now include a 7" color touch screen PLC control.

Central System Controls

NOVATEC Control Solutions for System-Wide Control or Unit Control NOVATEC has an impressive legacy of customer and process-oriented control solutions.

As Seen In Plastics Technology

Novatec Nitrogen Dryer

Nitrogen Drying for Specialty Resins
Dryer introduces an inert gas or nitrogen to inhibit the oxidative degradation of polymers.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Drying
Industry 4.0 meets resin-drying at NPE2018.

Novatec Moisture Manager

Technology Takes Aim At Drying Specialized Resins
Novatec develops new at-the-press drying solutions for molders tackling highly tailored nylons and other specialty materials.

MachineSense, Siemens Partner on Power Quality Technology
MachineSense Power Analyzer is the first vertically integrated IIoT solution in Siemens’ MindSphere Platform that offers power quality monitoring, energy management, predictive and preventative maintenance and machine utilization as a MindSphere Application. 

Microsoft Taps MachineSense for Startup ‘Accelerator’ Program
Initiative will invest more than $500 million over the next two years to help these startups with go-to market strategies, technology and community building.

Conrad Bessemer president and CEO Novatec

For Novatec and Machine Sense, the Focus Is the Factory of Today
Interconnectivity alone will not raise the bar on productivity…and profitability, says Bessemer.

Engel e-temp TCU

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Process Cooling
Key themes in chillers at NPE2018 are efficiency, connectivity and transparency.

Novatec DigiTwin

Dryer Has Digital Twin
Virtual X-ray or MRI of the machine looks under the sheet metal to determine actual status of components.

Conair Carousel dessicant-wheel dryer

Auxiliaries at NPE2018: Packing More Functions in Less Space
Auxiliary equipment suppliers are building more and more technology into their products, packing more physical and virtual functions into the same or smaller footprints.

Dryers Have Digital 'Twin'
Electronic twin of a physical machine measures and follows every behavior of the physical machine and every key component.

smart device displaying PumpSense dashboard screen from MachineSense

NPE Trend Watch: Predictive Maintenance
New technology allows processors to address equipment and component hiccups before they start to foul up manufacturing.

Unique Machine Combines Dryer, TCU in Single Footprint
Novel, space-saving device co-developed by Novatec and Advantage Engineering offers a single control designed to reduce setup mistakes.

NovaWheel portable dryer with Moisture Manager & OverDry Protection

Technology Takes Aim At Drying Specialized Resins
Novatec develops new at-the-press drying solutions for molders tackling highly tailored nylons and other specialty materials.

Industry 4.0 VDMA

Decoding ‘Industry 4.0’
The biggest splash at NPE will come from the wave of technological innovation and futuristic enthusiasm known variously as Industry 4.0 or the Smart Factory or the Internet of Things.

The Primary Importance of Secondary Equipment
Resin drying, resin conveying and process heating and cooling are as vital to the injection molding process as the press and tool, and they get their due at Molding 2017.

VIDEO: Predict Failure, Maintain Success
Is it still a repair if you fix the machine before it breaks?

VIDEO: Extrusion Still Mixes Art and Science
On many extrusion shop floors, there’s likely a more experienced staffer who can tell something’s amiss with a line using only the instrumentation God gave him or her.

Novatec PumpSense

‘Machine Wearables’ Predict Health of Vacuum Pumps & Blowers
Conveying systems now come with predictive-maintenance technology at no upcharge.

Novatec Hires Drying Project Coordinator
Lawrence Korpanty will serve as drying project coordinator to further support and develop firm's growing dryer customer base and portfolio of drying products.

DRYING: Desiccant Wheels Come Standard With Color Touchscreens
All units furnished with 7-in. high-resolution touchscreen PLC.

Product Categories of Novatec, Inc.

Blenders (non-intensive)
Box Tilters
Conveying Equipment (pneumatic and Mechanical)
Cutoff Equipment
Desiccant for Dryers
Dewpoint Monitors/Moisture Analyzers
Dryers for Resins
Dust Removal Equipment
Hopper Loaders
Hoppers, Bins, Tanks
Metal Detectors, Separators
Metering, Proportioning Equipment
Moisture Analyzers
Mold Dehumidification Systems
Pipe Take-off Systems
Profiles, Tubing, Hose Take-off Systems
Pumps - Liquid Additive
Semi-bulk Containers
Vacuum Pumps
Valves, Gates, Diverters

Trade Names

FlexXpand NovaNet