Extrusion International USA 1-2021

Firms in this issue 6
Imprint 7
Industry News 8
Calendar 8
The Date for interpack 2023 is Set 8
ICE Europe 2021 Postponed 8
PLAST Postponed 9
Wire and Tube – Terms for 2022 are set 9
NPE2021 Cancelled 9
CHINAPLAS 2021 – Igniting New Momentum during Challenging Times 10
New Shrink Film Line for an Enhanced Product Portfolio 11
Fakuma 2021 – The Course is Set for Circular Economy 12
Diffi cult Year for Italien Manufacturers of Plastics and Rubber Processing Machinery 12
System Components and Controls for Plastics Production 14
Acquisition 14
High International Rating Received 15
Seamless Commissioning of Systems Thanks to Optimal Preparation on the Digital Twin 16
New Managing Director 16
Changes in the Board of Executive Directors 17
Construction of an Extrusion System in Italy – Bottle Cycle Expediting 17
Investment into Expansion of Production 18
New Sales Area Manager 18
New Exclusive Distributor for PVC Additives in India 19
Even Closer to Customers 19
The Trend is Towards Big Plants and the Highest Quality Recyclate 20
PLA Compounds – Contribution to the EU Green Deal 2030 20
Maximising Production Capacity with a Minimal Investment 21
PP Additive for Thermoforming 22
„Closed The Loop“ Pilot Project Eliminates Single-Use Cups 22
State-of-the-Art Plant for Post-Consumer Plastic Waste Sorting and Advanced Mechanical Recycling Opened 23
ColorForwardTM 23
Extrusion Tooling – New Crosshead 24
Divestiture of Screws and Barrels Product Line 24
Compostable Paper Laminate for Flexible Packaging 24
Industry News USA 26
Extrusion Coating Line Installed 26
50 Years of Global Leadership in Polymer Extrusion and Fluid Coating Dies Celebrated 27
Expands Global Gate Portfolio for Plastics and Rubber 27
Acquisition 28
Collaboration on First Paving Project Using Recycled Plastic 28
Weatherable Capstocks for WPC Decking 29
Newly Installed Lines Address Swab Stick Demand 30
Expansion of Color Concentrate Capabilities in Vietnam 30
Market Development Manager for Pelletizing Systems Appointed 31
Vice President Appointed 31
Extrusion Tooling 32
Reciprocating Head introduced – Automated Extrusion Process Drastically changes the Extruded Profi le 32
Film Extrusion 34
Silage Film for Bale Wrap 34
Film Coating 35
BOPP and BOPE Inline Coating – Perfect Barrier, Improved Recyclability 35
Extrusion Technology 36
Next Generation Lines of Twin-screw Extruders Introduced in the U.S. and Canada 36
Recycling 38
Investment in Austrian Recycling Technology 38
Quality Control 40
External Inspection Solution for Highest Polymer Quality 40
Circular Economy 41
Oil from Plastic Waste 41
Recycling 42
Reliable, Trouble-Free Melt Filtration as a Decisive Factor for the Economical Use of Reclaim in Plastics Processing 42
Recycling 44
First Fully Recyclable Packaging Tube 44
Recycling 46
Raffi a Producer Now Recycles in One Step 46