battenfeld-cincinnati renames American unit, announces synthetic wood collaboration


American Maplan is now battenfeld-cincinnati USA, but apart from a name change, the only difference according to VP sales Kurt Waldhauer will be a color-scheme shift in its marketing materials from blue to green. The extruder manufacturer, based in McPherson, KS and specializing in pipe and profile systems, made the announcement as part of a NPE2012 reception for trade press and customers.

The battenfeld-cincinnati group of companies is an amalgamation of battenfeld-cincinnati Germany (formerly Battenfeld Extrusionstechnik), battenfeld-cincinnati Austria (formerly Cincinnati Extrusion), and battenfeld-cincinnati (Foshan) Extrusion Systems Ltd. (formerly B+C Extrusion Systems) formally created on April 9, 2010....
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