PTi/Processing Technologies International

2655 White Oak Cir.
Aurora , IL 60502 US



Processing Technologies International, LLC (PTi)

Serving over 20 countries, PTi is a global leader in high performance sheet extrusion machinery. Established in 1988, PTi continues to supply and service single screw extrusion equipment to industries producing packaging, construction, automotive, lawn & garden, office products, signs & displays, appliances and much more. Engineered to exact standards PTi systems offer an exceptional array of design features resulting in superior equipment performance.

New technologies include VIDEOGAP™, Auto-Ramp™ and TITAN® Computer Control Systems which feature basic PLC controls for speed, interlock and temperature PID coordination; basic recipe, trending; and the advanced feature TITAN® Plus. The TITAN® Plus includes expanded data logging, VIDEOGAP™ technology and voice annunciation.

PTi also offers several unique roll stand configurations that are used to produce thin through thick sheet gauges (0.006 – 1.000”/0.15 – 25.0 mm) at narrow thru wide sheet widths (24 – 130”/600 – 3,300 mm). REVOLUTION® roll stands feature linear bearing guided roll actuation with direct acting cylinders positioned on roll shaft centers and are available in a vertical, horizontal and J-stack arrangements. PTi’s TRIDENT® model roll stands incorporate heavy duty pivot arms for roll actuation using a lever advantaged cylinder placement. The newest addition to the line-up of industry proven products is GLOBALINE® a pre-engineered, compact, sheet extrusion system that is configurable to customer specific production requirements.

PTi’s markets served include: mono and co-extruded sheet, foam sheet, compounding, fiber, pipe and profile and reclaim.

Touting some of the industry’s leading engineers, PTi provides customers with an edge over the competition for end product quality and machine versatility. PTi maintains its delivery of the highest quality sheet extrusion systems found anywhere throughout the industry.


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Company Profile

PTi is a leading manufacturer of world class single screw extrusion equipment.

As Seen In Plastics Technology

Extrusion: Revamped High-Speed Line Packs More Processing Power, Flexibility
New extruder from PTi has a maximum capacity 3600 lb/hr, a 33-38% increase in throughput over its previous high-speed design.

Sheet Processor Adds Capacity in Coronavirus Fight
Laminex is venturing into APET for first time to make PPE in Mexico, after purchasing one of PTi’s demo production lines. The turnkey system will ultimately be used by Laminex for its packaging products.

PTi Realigns Sales Team
Additions made as machine builder continues its emphasis on high-quality sheet extrusion its importance to the thermoforming process.

New Technology for Highly Filled Sheet

Machine Builders Join Forces On Novel ‘Direct-to-Sheet’ Technology
PTi, Farrel Pomini team on sustainable technology platform that combines compounding and sheet extrusion at extremely high filler loadings.

Compounding & Sheet Extrusion Combined in 'Direct-to-Sheet' Tech
PTi, Farrel Pomini team on sustainable technology platform that combines compounding and sheet extrusion at extremely high filler loadings.

PTi names applications and technology manager

PTi Appoints Fischer Applications and Technology Manager
Aspiring account ‘followed her nose’ to plastics processing and join sheet extrusion machine builder.

PTi Opens Tech Center for Sheet Extrusion

PTi Opens Tech Center at Illinois HQ
Facility showcases innovative sheet extrusion lines and assists processors with product development. 

Investment in People, Technology Drive Growth at PTi
Now 30 years’ old, machine builder develops solutions in tune with sheet processor needs.

NPE2018 Technology Focus: Sheet Extrusion
Space-saving, high-speed line for PP and PS packaging, new options in 'no-dry' PET among the highlights in Orlando.

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.

Bandera PURe system

Pre-Treatment Process for Food-Grade PET Sheet
Device teams with twin-screw extruder to purify recycled PET flake for food-contact applications.

PTi Names Forbis Director of Business Development
Industry vet joins sheet systems supplier as it rolls out new high-speed extruder series.

feedblock and die manifold die lip

Research Reaffirms FDA Rules for Virgin PET Cap as Barrier
Study refutes previous research that raised doubts over V-PET’s effectiveness as a functional barrier layer when coextruded with R-PET.

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.


PTi Breaks Ground on Major Expansion
$10 million investment Illinois HQ to meet growing North American demand for sheet.

Ahead of the Curve in Recycling
A pioneer in recycling milk bottles built a thriving business in plastic lumber, but blow molding with PCR has proved a longer, harder road to success.

Trials Show 'Dryer-Less' System Converts Mixed Regrind Into High-Quality Thermoformed Sheet
In production-scale trials, PETG and APET scrap bypasses landfill thanks to PTi's high-vacuum, twin-screw extrusion system.

PTi to Expand Headquarters
The sheet extrusion machinery supplier will invest $10 million in an expansion that will nearly double manufacturing space and capacity at its Aurora, Ill. headquarters.

New Roll Lock-Out System Protects Sheet Operators
First-of-a-kind system prevents rolls from closing accidentally.

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

PTi To Jointly Commercialize Patented Layer-Flipping Tech
Novel device provides efficient method for changing layer configurations.

Computer and Automation Testing Auxiliaries
Custom Machine Builders
Extruder Screens, Screen Packs, Screen Changers, Breaker Plates, Other Melt-Filtration Equipment
Knives for Granulators, Pelletizers
Machinery Rebuilding
Multiple-screw Extruders
Orientation and Tentering Equipment (for Webs)
Pipe Take-off Systems
Plastic Lumber Extrusion/Molding Systems
Profiles, Tubing, Hose Take-off Systems
Ram Extruders
Sheet Take-off Systems
Single-screw Extruders
Used Machinery
Web Winders, Unwinds, Rewinds

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