COMPOUNDING

Drying

Maag to Expand Virginia Plant

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

Compounding

Compounding: Beefed-Up Controls for Mixing

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

Compounding

Mixing: High-Shear Mixers for Viscous Applications

Hybrid mixer has stirrer, disperse blades.

Compounding

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.
#kshow

Post-Consumer Recycling

Maag Realigns Brand, Corporate Strategy

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

Rogers Named President of KraussMaffei Corp.

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

Thermoforming

Processors Report Lower Orders and Production

July Plastics Processing Index dips to 46.1.
#economics

Thermoforming

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.