Canadian Plastics

Macro Engineering sells its 60th double bubble film line

Double bubble line is also the 10th supplied to the same customer in South America.

June 3, 2016   Canadian Plastics

Mississauga, Ont.-based film and sheet extrusion machinery supplier Macro Engineering & Technology Inc. has sold its 60th double bubble line in the world – and it’s also the 10th supplied to the same customer in South America.

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Macro has not identified the customer either by name or by specific location

“We are honoured to be the chosen supplier to one of the leading producers of shrink bags in South America,” said Jim Stobie, Macro’s CEO. “We are one of the few equipment suppliers in the world who has successfully provided customers with the tools to process PVdC, nylon and EVOH.”

Stobie also said Macro is able to provide double bubble shrink film lines up to 11 layers and up to 900 mm. “Film thicknesses range from 20µ to 100µ,” he said. “The double bubble line is also equipped with different annealing options depending on the applications to provide low shrink, medium shrink and high shrink options.”

Founded in 1978, Macro manufactures blown, cast and biaxially-oriented coextrusion lines. The company also supplies sheet extrusion lines for specialty applications, along with extrusion coating, laminating and foam extrusion lines; and develops customized winding solutions and supplies winding equipment.


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