Coperion extends pelletizing offerings with PELL-TEC acquisition


Compounding technology supplier Coperion GmbH (Stuttgart, Germany) has acquired a majority stake in fellow German firm, PELL-TEC Pelletizing Technology GmbH (Niedernberg), extending its ability to be a complete systems supplier to small and medium sized extruders and allowing them to offer tailor-made pelletizing systems. The 10-yr-old PELL-TEC covers the entire pelletizing process from melt discharge through to ready-to-use pellets, with output rates ranging up to 6000 kg/hr.

Coperion spokesperson Bettina Koenig noted that the company has offered its compounding extruders with strand, underwater, and water-ring pelletizers, making the larger underwater and water-ring pelletizers itself while sourcing smaller sizes and strand pelletizers externally. ...
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