Coperion K-Tron

590 Woodbury Glassboro Rd
Sewell, NJ 08080 US

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Company Profile

Corporate Profile:

Coperion K-Tron is a global leader and single-source supplier of process automation equipment and engineered systems, including gravimetric feeding equipment, dense and dilute phase pneumatic conveying equipment, and complete turnkey systems solutions for the bulk material handling industry. Coperion K-Tron holds more than 100 patents for feeding, weighing, mechanical and control technologies, offering bulk solids handling experience for batch and continuous processes for a variety of manufacturing industries worldwide.

As a total solutions provider, Coperion K-Tron offers material handling and feeding systems, including design, replacement and the retrofitting of process lines to meet the material handling needs for that process. For more than a century, Coperion K-Tron has been the leader in the design, installation and maintenance of process feeders and pneumatic conveying systems for the handling of bulk solids. Today Coperion K-Tron continues to lead as a provider of total solutions for material handling and feeding systems.

Facilities:

Coperion K-Tron has manufacturing, sales and service facilities located in the USA, Switzerland, Singapore, China, Great Britain, Germany and France supported by 87 sales organizations with 105 offices in 62 countries around the world. Primary manufacturing facilities are located in Pitman, New Jersey; Salina, Kansas; Niederlenz, Switzerland; and Wuxi, China. K-Tron offers material tests in well-equipped labs in North America, Europe and Asia.

Markets Served:

Global leader in systems engineering for bulk solid material handling, high-quality feeders, pneumatic conveyors and components, and related process equipment and services, Coperion K-Tron serves the plastics, food, pet food, pharmaceutical, chemical, nonwovens and detergent industries. 

A Message from Coperion K-Tron

Material Handling & Feeding Systems by Coperion K-Tron

Coperion K-Tron’s Continued Commitment to Enhanced, ‘Materials-Centered’ Systems CapabilitiesFor over 50 years, Coperion K-Tron has provided precision engineered feeding solutions to all segments of the bulk solids processing market.

Single-source for Complete Turnkey Systems

  As a total solutions provider, Coperion K-Tron offers material handling and feeding systems including design, replacement and the retrofitting of process lines to meet the material handling needs for that process.

As Seen In Plastics Technology

Modular Liquid Feeder from Coperion

Compounding: Liquid Loss-in-Weight Feeder in New Modular Design
New design is said to slash lead times and upfront cost.

Augmented Auxiliaries At K 2016
Incremental improvements to existing technologies combined with altogether new advances at the giant show.

How to Troubleshoot Your Feeder to Achieve Optimal Performance
Even the tiniest improvements in compounding feeder accuracy can improve profits. Here’s how to keep your feeding system in the pink.

FEEDING: Electronic Pressure Compensation for Loss-in-Weight Feeders
'Clever but simple electronic solution' for accurate and steady pressure compensation in feeder hoppers.

FEEDING: Redesigned Scale for Loss-In-Weight Feeding
More hygienic, accurate, and easy to clean.

Kansas State Opens First Bulk Solids Innovation Center
It's the first research facility of its kind in North America.

AUXILIARIES AT NPE: More Control, Flexibility, And Efficiency
These are key trends in the many kinds of auxiliary equipment displayed at this month’s show. You’ll also see equipment designed to be virtually ‘foolproof.’

Breaking Ground for Bulk Solids Innovation Center
Facility is expected to be open in April. Coperion K-Tron, Vortex Valves among anchor tenants.

The Paradox of Proportioning
Continuous proportioning typically involves a group of gravimetric feeders operating under some form of higher level coordinating control. One would think the result should be a perfectly formulated composite stream. But the devil is in the details.

Recycling News at K 2013
New developments combine recycling and compounding in one step. Plenty of news at K in size reduction and de-labeling.

Extrusion/Compounding at K 2013: Having It All
Extrusion processors no longer need to chose among speed, quality, and flexibility, based on exhibits at K 2013.

K 2013: More Efficient, Flexible & User-Friendly Auxiliaries
It’s hard to generalize about auxiliary equipment, but a few trends stood out at K, including: greater energy efficiency, ease of maintenance and cleaning, controls that provide more real-time and historical process information and greater ease of use.

K-Tron Adopts Coperion Name
Effective this month, K-Tron, Pitman, N.J., a global supplier of feeding, dosing, and pneumatic conveying equipment and systems, will operate under the brand name Coperion K-Tron.

Micro-Ingredient Feeder to Debut at K 2013
K-Tron will introduce a low-rate, micro-ingredient feeder.

Auxiliaries at NPE: News in Materials Handling, Cooling, Granulating, Welding, Testing, Decorating
Auxiliary equipment takes in a broad range of functions, from materials preparation to post-mold finishing.

Auxiliaries at NPE: New Solutions from Material Preparation To Post-Mold Operations
There will be an extraordinary range of new auxiliary equipment on display at the show.

Look Upstream to Avoid ‘GIGO’ Pitfalls in Extrusion
You may think you have a feeding issue when in reality your problem may be upstream.

K-Tron Is Sold
Hillenbrand, Inc., Batesville, Ind., the holding company for Batesville Casket Co., a leader in funeral services products, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire K-Tron International, Pitman, N.J.

Metronet light bus conveying controller

Materials Handling: New Equipment Emphasizes Efficiency & Value
Visitors to the recent NPE 2009 show in Chicago were looking for materials handling equipment that could do more than dry, blend, or convey resins. It had to do those things while saving energy, providing faster and easier maintenance, speeding product changeovers, reducing labor cost, minimizing waste, and providing better value for money. The new products cited below addressed those needs and more.

Hopper Vibrator Prevents Bridging

Hopper Vibrator Prevents Bridging
A new hopper vibrating unit is said to prevent bridging and rat-holing of cohesive, hard-to-flow bulk materials in stainless-steel hoppers.

Product Categories of Coperion K-Tron

Blenders (non-intensive)
Closed-loop Process Control Systems
Conveying Equipment (pneumatic and Mechanical)
Feeders
Flow Monitoring/Control Devices (for Liquids)
Hopper Loaders
Metering, Proportioning Equipment
Weigh Scales