Hosokawa Alpine American, Inc

455 Whitney Street
Northborough , MA 01532 US


A Message from Hosokawa Alpine American, Inc

Process Technologies for Tomorrow

Hosokawa Alpine American is one of North America's leading equipment suppliers of Blown Film systems, offering the entire spectrum of Blown Film Lines from single-layer bag lines to the most sophisticated 11 layer barrier film lines.

As Seen In Plastics Technology

'Circular Economy' Dominates Discussion of Resins, Additives at K 2019
New product launches from materials suppliers at the giant show shine light on sustainability. 

Film Extrusion: Towers of Power & Sustainability
At K 2019, developments in blown film highlighted recyclable film structures for new applications and technology aimed at making product changes more efficient.

Windmoeller & Hoelscher Sigma NPE2018

Sigma Plastics Invests Big at NPE2018
PE film giant Sigma enters FFS market with six new lines from W&H. Makes other purchases as well for numerous plants.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Film & Extrusion Coating
Check out what’s new in blown and cast film and extrusion coating at the big plastics industry trade show. 

Hosokawa Alpine President Dave Nunes

Are Blown Film Processors Getting The Biggest Bang for Their Resin Buck?
Decades-old extrusion equipment may be holding some processors back, says Alpine exec Nunes.

Extrusion/Compounding at NPE2018: More…More…More!
More speed, flexibility and robustness. Across a gamut of extrusion applications, machine builders are introducing new machinery, components, and systems to dramatically raise the bar on productivity.

alpine 11 layer film line

K 2016 Extrusion: Speed, Versatility Rule the Day at K
Shorter product runs mean frequent product changeovers for processors, and suppliers responded to these trends across all extrusion technologies.

Alpine Piled on the Layers At K 2016
A record for film blowing at a show: 11 layers.

Alpine Kicks Off K With Lots of Layers

Alpine Kicks Off K With Lots of Layers
Layers are great with chocolate cake. And blown film too. Hosokawa Alpine ran what’s believed to be a show first: an 11-layer line producing nylon-based barrier film.

Hosokawa X Die TRIO MDO

K 2016 Preview: Extrusion and Compounding
Regardless of what you might be extruding, the themes of speed and flexibility will loom large in extrusion at the giant show.

Nova Installs Nine-Layer Blown Film Line to Enhance Customer Collaboration
It's said to be a first for PE resin producers in North America.

EXTRUSION AND COMPOUNDING NPE: Flexibility, Speed and Quality
Extrusion processors need more—of everything—to compete. And suppliers responded in force in Orlando.

As in speed, power, quality, flexibility, layers, and efficiency. Those are the trends across all extrusion processes.

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 Preview: Extrusion, Compounding, Recycling
Across all extrusion technologies, expect to see new standards in speed, quality, flexibility, and efficiency in both energy and material usage.

New Film Line Is Quick to Purge
Processor sees color changes in less than 10 minutes.

Packaging Powerhouse Does It All
Materials formulation, cast and blown film extrusion, sheet extrusion, printing, and laminating come under one roof at this processor.

Modified MDO Gives Higher Film Yields
Hosokawa Alpine American, Natick, Mass., is offering new machine-direction orientation (MDO) technology that is said to dramatically reduce the amount of film to be edge-trimmed compared with other MDO designs.

Extrusion & Compounding at NPE: Advances Push Efficiency Envelope
Blown film towers may have been scarce, but there was no shortage of new technology aimed at helping to make extrusion processors more profitable.

Extrusion & Compounding at NPE: More Output, More Flexibility, Less Energy
There won't be many blown-film lines running, but there is still much in the way of innovation going on in extrusion and compounding.

Ayal Shahar, (right), pictured with Larry Endress

Processor Strategies - Cadillac Products Packaging Move to Nine Layers Means Better Bags, High-Value Niches
The story of Cadillac Products Packaging is a 65-year-old tale that combines a steadfast commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction with a broad range of product offerings.

Product Categories of Hosokawa Alpine American, Inc

Air Rings and Internal Bubble Cooling Units
Closed-loop Process Control Systems
Coextrusion Dies, Feedblocks
Extrusion Dies
Film Take-off Systems
Film, Sheet, Coated Web Thickness Measuring Equipment
Orientation and Tentering Equipment (for Webs)
Single-screw Extruders
Web Winders, Unwinds, Rewinds