Plastic film extrusion: Nordenia adds new hall, co-ex line; Bilcare adds new PET line


Two major processors of plastic film announced expansions at facilities in Germany. Nordenia is building a new hall where, in July, it intends to start up a new extrusion line, and Bilcare says its newest line, for PET film, is up and running.

Nordenia (Greven, Germany) says it is investing €3 million in its facility in Osterburken, Germany. The investment includes construction of a new production hall (see photo) where, starting next month, a new three-layer blown film extrusion line will be housed. The Osterburken facility extrudes film for food packaging for sale throughout Europe. The expansion also will lead to hiring of three new employees, bringing total employment at the site to 93. Worldwide, Nordenia employs about 3000.

The new line, the 13th there, will raise the Osterburken site's capacity from 22,000 tonnes/yr to 26,000 tonnes/yr....
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