Milacron talks growing its extrusion business; West Coast expansion

Earlier this year, Milacron generated quite a bit of attention when it completed the acquisition of Mold-Masters, a deal originally announced February 12. With that acquisition, Milacron's combined enterprise featured: Milacron Plastics Machinery (injection, structural foam, extrusion, and blowmolding machines); Mold-Masters (hot runners); DME Company (mold technologies); Aftermarket (parts and service); and CIMCOOL Fluid Technology (metalworking fluids and services).

And now, with the acquisition of American Extrusion Services (AES), the company will add an expansion of its extrusion services to that list. AES services extrusion machines and offers extrusion parts repair.

Milacron said that the AES staff will continue to be based in its current location at Springboro, Ohio. David Allison, the president and owner of AES, will serve as director of extrusion services at Milacron. Allison will be responsible for unifying, standardizing and growing the gearbox repair business across the different business units within the Aftermarket division of Milacron....

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