Plastics recycling machinery manufacturer Erema is making a major investment in a new Customer Test Center at its Austrian headquarters, according to Andreas Dirnberger, Erema’s vice president of sales. He explains, “This investment enables us to separate trial runs for customers or prospective customers from trial runs for internal research and development. Currently Erema runs approximately 400 technical tests and experiments for customers per year.
“We expect much more efficiency by speeding up the processes for testing for customers and for research as well,” he added. With several machines at the ready in the new center, it should be possible to offer requested test runs to customers more quickly. Configuring the test machines can be limited to changing the extruder screw, changing the die face, adding a dosing unit, and other application-specific tasks....