Milacron’s India Operations Hosted Successful Open House, Launching Local Extrusion Capabilities
(CINCINNATI, OH – November 19, 2015) – Milacron Holdings Corp. (NYSE: MCRN), a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry announced its Extrusion Open House November 2nd, at its Ahmedabad, India manufacturing facility was well attended and deemed a success by organizers and attendees alike. The open house included the demonstration of an extrusion line in live production of cPVC Pipes.
At the event, Milacron received two orders for India built pipe extrusion systems from local customers. The orders were for complete systems and included the extruder, controller, die/head, cooling/sizing tank, puller, cutting/saw and accumulation table. The first system will ship before the end of 2015 and the second system is scheduled to ship in Q1 2016. A great start to Milacron’s expansion of their extrusion business in the high-growth Indian market.
Brian Marston, Vice President & General Manager, Global Extrusion Business stated, “Milacron’s expertise in extrusion technology is known worldwide among the manufacturers of pipes, profiles and sheet. For many customers Milacron extruders are the preferred choice for their business.” Marston went on to detail the extrusion system on display, “The Conical Twin Screw Counter Rotating Extruder producing cPVC Pipe is one Milacron’s most popular extrusion technologies and we anticipate a strong demand for these machines in India and surrounding regions”.
Milacron’s Extrusion Open House was a three-day event that kicked off November 2nd, and catered to the needs of India’s growing construction industry. The Conical Twin Screw Counter Rotating Extruder flawlessly produced ¾ inch cPVC pipes and an injection molding machine cPVC line Servo 150 was engaged in the production of cPVC fittings.
Machines on display at Milacron’s Extrusion Open House included:
- TC 80 Extrusion Line: A Conical Twin Screw Counter Rotating Extrusion system with dual die. The extruder was fitted with tungsten carbide coated screws and barrel. The system had a water-cooled barrel and oil cooled screws. The system produced ¾ inch cPVC pipes at a rate of 300 Kg/Hr. or greater.
- cPVC Line Servo 150 Injection molding machine: Servo powered and produced ¾ inch cPVC fittings (Elbow). The machine is on Magna T platform with Global Injection Unit.
The Milacron Extrusion Open House was hosted jointly by Brian Marston and Mahendra Patel, Vice Chairman, Milacron India. Mahendra Patel explained, “With the addition of extrusion capabilities, Milacron continues to expand the product portfolio that we’re able to offer our customers in India and the surrounding regions. Milacron India is a leading player in injection molding and has versatile blow molding products for various applications available in the region. “
Milacron continues to push the boundaries of possibilities in plastics with breakthrough products from leading brands including Milacron, Mold-Masters, DME, Ferromatik, Uniloy and CIMCOOL.
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Michael Ellis, Milacron
905-877-0185 ext. 354