A Schulman expands compounding capacity in Germany

A Schulman expands compounding capacity in Germany

11:08 AM, 9th February 2016
A Schulman expands compounding capacity in Germany

AKRON, US: A Schulman Inc said that it has expanded its compounding capacity by adding two new production lines at the Kerpen plant in Germany.

In addition to the new production lines, the company has also invested in a fully automatic packaging line.

“The additional compounding capacity will address the continued growth in high-performance compounds. With this investment A Schulman is supporting the increasing customer demand for current and future developments in the automotive as well as electrical & electronics markets,” said Heinrich Lingnau, senior VP and general manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa, A Schulman.

“This investment is indeed aligned with the expansion of our product portfolio, and in particular with the production of our new range of Ecotran PPS compounds. In addition, it will increase our flexibility in production to better serve our customers with tailor-made specialty compounds,” said Horst Klink, VP engineering plastics, EMEA.

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