Extrusion equipment supplier Reifenhäuser made its 100th year in business its best, notching new record numbers in revenue and total orders. Sales revenue was 12% higher in 2011 thant in the previous record year, while new orders in 2010/2011jumped gaudy 50%-plus from the previous high water mark. Reifenhäuser (Troisdorf, Germany) noted that high double-digit growth rates were achieved in almost all of its product groups.
Ulrich Reifenhäuser, member of the Reifenhäuser management board noted that the results were especially gratifying given the recent market collapse in 2008/2009. "We wanted to emerge from the crisis stronger than before and there is no doubt that we have accomplished this goal," Ulrich Reifenhäuser said. In 2009, Reifenhäuser acquired the blown-film extrusion business of Kiefel....