Maag to Expand Virginia Plant

Gala facility for making underwater pelletizers and centrifugal dryers to be expanded by 20%.


Compounding: Beefed-Up Controls for Mixing

Farrel Pomini and parent company show control solutions at K 2019.


Mixing: High-Shear Mixers for Viscous Applications

Hybrid mixer has stirrer, disperse blades.


Compounding: Two-Extruder Setup for Glass- or Carbon-Fiber Runs

Setup reportedly offers better melt homgenity while maintaining integrity of glass or carbon-fiber additives.

Post-Consumer Recycling

Maag Realigns Brand, Corporate Strategy

The new brand and business strategy will be presented for the first time at K 2019.

Multi-Screw Compounding

Rogers Named President of KraussMaffei Corp.

Twenty-year vet has worked for various industrial firms in his career.


Processors Report Lower Orders and Production

July Plastics Processing Index dips to 46.1.


New Report Details Aging of Manufacturing Workforce

Study from Manufacturing Institute also reveals best practices by companies that are meeting the challenge head on.
#editorial #business

PET Processing - Extrusion

K 2019 Preview: Green's the Theme in Extrusion & Compounding

Themes of sustainability and the Circular Economy will be visible at the booths of many suppliers of extrusion and compounding equipment—film, in particular.
#kshow #dies #sustainability

Multi-Screw Compounding

ENTEK Expands Customer Support Department

Ex GM, H-P technical lead Darla Bulmer hired to head up department for supplier of compounding extruders.