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American Maplan adds sheet extrusion lines; names Szoke product manager (December 01, 2005)

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McPherson, Kansas-based American Maplan Corp., a supplier of profile dies and extrusion machinery for construction, is adding sheet extrusion systems to its product lineup. Charles Szoke has been name...

McPherson, Kansas-based American Maplan Corp., a supplier of profile dies and extrusion machinery for construction, is adding sheet extrusion systems to its product lineup. Charles Szoke has been named Sheet Systems product manager to direct the company’s entry into the market.

American Maplan will combine its single- and twin-screw extruders with technology from Battenfeld Extrusionstechnik, Germany, to develop sheet lines with capacities to 3,000 lb./hr. Single-screw extruders will be available in seven sizes ranging from 45 mm to 220 mm in diameter. Counter-rotating twin-screw extruders will also come in seven sizes, from 40 mm to 168 mm in diameter.

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