Macro Engineering & Technology, Inc., Mississauga, Ont., has built what is believed to be the largest coex blown fi lm die for PVC in the world-24-in. diam. to make 6-meter-wide, threelayer PVC geomembranes and greenhouse covers. Blown PVC film is typically monolayer and made on much smaller dies. The largest previously is believed to be 16 in. diam. The die was developed for Kautex Textron GmbH in Bonn, Germany, which will introduce the technology at the K 2007 show in Dusseldorf next month. Kautex Textron will offer the technology for licensing. Kautex: +49 (228) 488 0 . www.kautex.de
Macro Engineering & Technology
199 Traders Blvd. East Mississauga, L4Z 2E5, Ontario, Canada
Phone (905) 507-9000 Fax (905) 507-3000
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