Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp.

23 New England Way
Lincoln, RI 02865 US


Company Profile

Windmoeller & Hoelscher is a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of flexographic
and gravure printing presses, blown and cast film extrusion systems, multiwall equipment,
plastic sack and bag making machines, as well as form-fill-seal machinery for the converting
and packaging industry.

A Message from Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp.

  AQUAREX Blown Film Line Turns Extrusion Upside-down
The new upside-down Water Quench Line Opens the Door to New Ideas

LINCOLN, RI – With the AQUAREX blown film line, machine manufacturer Windmöller & Hölscher expands its blown film product range to include a line that blows film downwards and uses water instead of air to quench the bubble.

As Seen In Plastics Technology

‘Game Changing’ Flat Die Lives Up to Its Billing
Revolutionary ‘touchless’ die and control system for cast film and coating/laminating offer speed, efficiency and operational efficiencies to processors that were previously ‘unheard of.’

W&H: Virtual Expo a Success
More than 2000 visitors from 120 countries tuned in for live flexographic and gravure press demonstrations, technical sessions and virtual meetings.  

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.

Packaging Converter Launches Film-Extrusion Business
Polymer Film & Bag Inc. will start with three-layer capacity of more than 20 million lb/yr, with additional expansion plans already firmed up.

Polykar Adds Third W&H Multi-Layer Line
New Optimex adds seven million lb of capacity.

Reifenhauser Buys Blown-Film Specialist Plamex
Germany-based machine builder specializes in water-cooled and biax lines.

W&H's Management Board

W&H Names Paepenmüller as CTO
Assumes responsibility for machine builder’s three business units: extrusion, printing and converting. 

Sigma Plastics Add Four More Lines

Sigma Plastics Continues Equipment Investment Spree
Film processor closed deals on 13 new lines during NPE2018. Adds four more from W&H, Reifenhauser.

Accredo Packaging

Accredo’s Credo: Designed for Sustainability, Built for Success
In fewer than 10 years, Accredo Packaging has developed innovative packaging solutions—including the first-ever all-PE barrier standup pouch—while maintaining its commitment to being ‘green.’

Husky color faded pet bottles NPE2018

News Highlights from NPE2018
Developments in Industry 4.0, multi-layer preform molding, automation, LSR processing, and PP were among the major newsbreakers at May’s show. And one film processor finalized purchases of 13 new lines.

W&H Lincoln, Rhode Island Litter Clean Up

Windmoeller & Hoelscher and Keep Blackstone Valley Beautiful Team up For Litter Clean-up Day
In under two hours, the group of 10 collected more than 20 bags of garbage, including cans, bottles and wrappers.

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. 

Andrew Wheeler President W&H

Not Running, But Still Pushing Technology Envelope in Film Extrusion
W&H sees options in retrofitting game-changing quick-switch technology.

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.

veloflex standup pouch

Savvy Vietnamese Firm Launches All-PE Laminated Pouches
Thanh Phu’s ‘Veloflex’ converting technology results in packaging with optics similar to conventional laminated structures but is readily recyclable.

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.

Michael Andrews Joins W&H
Will head up processing technology and application development.

New Film Resins’ Performance Demonstrated by Several Equipment Makers at K 2016
Take a look at a video discussion between ExxonMobil Chemical and W&H on processing the new Exceed XP resins.

Next Generation Film new warehouse

Next Generation Films Plans Big Expansion
Ohio processor to spend $75 million on new facility, equipment.

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.

Product Categories of Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp.

Bag-making Machinery
Coextrusion Dies, Feedblocks
Extrusion Dies
Film Take-off Systems
Flexographic, Rotogravure Equipment
Single-screw Extruders
Web Winders, Unwinds, Rewinds