Extrusion International USA 4-2022

Firms in this issue 6
Imprint 7
Industry News 8
Calendar 8
The Halls are Packed: This is interpack 2023 8
wire and Tube 2022 – Sustainability a Much-Debated Topic in the Exhibition Hall 9
SPE Thermoforming Division announced 2023 Conference 9
PLASTPOL 2022 10
Supply of Slitter Rewinders and Outlook for Additional Lines Thanks to Relationship with Chinese BOPP Film Giant 11
Over 20 Thousand Visitors at the First Edition of Greenplast 12
AMAPLAST Assembly 12
Acquisition 13
European Plastics and Rubber Machinery Industry Fall Shy of Global Production Growth 14
Multifunctional Coating Line 14
New Distribution Partner 16
Series of Explosion-Proof Roots Pumps Expanded 16
Strategic Start-Up Investment 18
Global Footprint expanded with the Construction of a New Production Facility in Austria 18
Chief Procurement Officer Appointed 20
Executive Vice President of the Digital & Service Solutions Division Appointed 20
New Head of Corporate Communications and Marketing 20
Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2022 21
Vice President for Canadian Operations Appointed 21
Chief Information Officer Appointed 21
Acquisition 22
Stake in Start-Up Company 22
New CEO 24
New 800 Series Hybrid Extrusion Tooling Announced 24
New Board Elected 25
Market Study – Fillers 25
Major Investment in Europe’s Capacitor Film Production 26
Advanced Web Transfer Device Patented 26
Rotary Extrusion Dies with 2X Increase in Speed 27
PET Washing Systems in Demand 27
„Be A Waste Transformer“ 28
Inspection and Classification – Effective Evaluation & Distribution of Raw Materials 29
Call for Closing the Loop on Plastics and Beyond 30
Growing Revenues, Plant Sizes and Production Capacities 30
Extrusion Coating and Laminating Line Installed 31
Industry News USA 32
Final Phase of MDI Expansion at Geismar Verbund Site Confirmed 32
New Rules 32
Elastomer Extrusion Technology 33
Portfolio Presenting at Pack Expo US Network Expanded 33
Ground Breaking on the Expanded Molded Fiber Manufacturing Capacity in North America 34
Expansion 34
Investment Advances the Coating Additives Lab in Ohio, USA 35
Plastics Industry Association Welcomes Unanimous Adoptions 36
Returning to Plastics Industry Association as Chief Economist 36
K 2022 38
Global Plastics and Rubber Industry Jointly Active for Climate Protection, Circular Economy and Digitaliziation 38
Messe Düsseldorf Ensures Highest Air Quality 38
The Italiens at K 2022 39
Complete Lines for the Entire Extrusion Industry 40
Intensive Cooling „Short Stack“ Technology 42
Using Sustainability as a Success Driver, Benefiting from Digitalization, Increasing Productivity 43
Smart Solutions to Increase the Sustainability of Film Stretching Lines 44
Technology Innovations at K 2022 – Higher Plant Efficiency for Sustainable Film Production 45
Sustainable and Digital 46
New System to Improve Pellet Cooling and Ejection 47
Circular Economy: Digitalization Makes the Decisive Difference 48
Full Range of Plant-Based Polymer Additives 49
Sustainable Machinery Performance and Smart Factory 50
„Quality Works“ 51
Sheet Extrusion – Case Study 52
Multi-Touch Roll Stack is Good for our Feet 52
Pipe Extrusion – Interview 54
Trends in the Extrusion of Plastic Pipes 54
Measuring Technology 56
CENTERWAVE 6000 – Now Also for Pipes up to 1,200 mm Diameter 56
Pipe Extrusion 57
Presence in Italien Market Strengthened with Top Technology Solutions 57
Circular Economy – From Research 58
Achieving Sustainability Targets by Digital Means 58
Material Handling, Recycling 60
Innovative ZS-B MEGAfeed Side Feeder Makes Plastics Recycling Markedly More Economical 60
Sheet Extrusion 62
Bundled Expertise fort he Production of Alternative Polyolefin-Baded Floor Coverings 62
Pipe Extrusion 64
Belling Machine Forms Rieber Socket in PVC-O Pipes 64