FKuR adds new KraussMaffei Berstorff compounding line for biopolymer production

Hannover-based machine manufacturer KraussMaffei Berstorff announced that it built and supplied the new compounding line, which FKuR has brought on stream for the production of its biopolymer materials. This is the third line from KraussMaffei Berstorff that this German producer of biodegradable and biobased polymer compounds has installed.

According to Lars Darnedde, responsible for process engineering in the field of biopolymer compounding and processing at KraussMaffei Berstorff, bioplastics compounding is a growth market, in which the company has already sold a total of 10 customized lines. He said that biopolymers, in particular the drop-in materials bio PE and bio PET, but also starch and PLA blends, had firmly established themselves in the market over the last few years.

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