COMPOUNDING NEWS

Drying

Maag to Expand Virginia Plant

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

Compounding

Maag Realigns Brand, Corporate Strategy

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

Multi-Screw Compounding

Rogers Named President of KraussMaffei Corp.

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

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.

Single-Screw Compounding

Maag Americas Names Baumann V.P., G.M.

Machinery vet to head up sales of filters, pumps, pelletizers and pulverizers.

Multi-Screw Compounding

KraussMaffei Unifies All Its Brands

Netstal and Berstorff are now KraussMaffei.
#kshow

Automation

KraussMaffei Launches Chinese-Made All-Electric Injection Machines, Twin-Screw Extruders and Robotics Line at Chinaplas 2019

The products, which are targeting the local market and export, will be supported by a new manufacturing site that broke ground in in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province in March.

Multi-Screw Compounding

Machine Builder Slashes Cost, Time with 'Purging Packet'

Coperion find iD Additives purging compound expedites changeovers and saves material.

Compounding

Color Innovator Swain Dies at 90

Founder of Chroma Color was a member of Plastics Hall of Fame and Plastics Pioneers Association.
#color #dies

Automotive

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.
#closeupontechnology