EXTRUSION NEWS

Extrusion

Nordson Selling Screw, Barrel Business

Private equity firm Altair expects to close on acquisition during the first quarter of next year.
#screws

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Graham Names Alpert Medical Extrusion Manager

Veteran tubing guru Alpert to be part of machine builder's technical and customer support, including product development and system testing.

Extrusion

US Extruders Completes Plant Expansion

Company increases manufacturing space by more than 90%.

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Modular 'Plant' Brings HPDE Pipe Extrusion to Site

Modular sytems can extrude 4- to 26-in. pipe and has capability up to 48 in. in lengths of 500 ft or more. 

Packaging

Steinbeck Named CEO of W&H

Succeeds long-time CEO Jürgen Vutz, who will join the company’s Supervisory Board beginning the new year.

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Israeli Pipe Processor Adds Potent Single-Screw Extruder

Billed as ideal for large-diam. pipes, new extruder provides processor with higher output and better quality while consuming less power.  
#technologyinaction

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Custom Profile Names New V.P. of Sales and Marketing

Extrusion industry vet Steve Maxson joins Michigan-headquartered processor.

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Downstream Extrusion Machine Builder Expands

Plastics Extrusion Machinery to break ground on a new plant in Kansas.

Medical

Melt Pumps Play Key Role in Nonwovens Production

Processors producing melt-blown nonwovens for face masks are finding that pumps provide needed precision and efficiency in the extrusion process.

Compounding

Maag Buys Industrial Controls Company

Addition of XanTec to expand Maag Group’s digital offerings.