System Solutions Enhancing Systems Expertise

Editor: Ahlam Rais

The Maag Group, comprising Maag Pump Systems, Automatik, Gala Industries, Reduction Engineering Scheer and, since 2018, Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen, is enhancing its systems expertise by focusing on Centers of Excellence.

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Alaaddin Aydin, VP Maag Germany / Managing Director.
Alaaddin Aydin, VP Maag Germany / Managing Director.
(Source: Maag Pump Systems)

For the first time in its history, all the companies under the Maag Group will be showcasing their system solutions together at the K-Show that is scheduled to be held from October 16-23 2019. The numerous solutions will be displayed at the firm’s joint stand A04 in hall 9. Maag will also be represented in VDMA's Circular Economy Pavilion (hall 16).

The experience within the Maag Group extends across virgin polymer production, compounding, extrusion, mechanical end-of-life recycling of plastic products, and highly engineered industrial pump applications.

Since its founding years, the Maag Group has been committed to a joint approach embodied in the slogan ‘Building Better Solutions. Together’. In fulfilling that promise, Maag today concentrates on melt pump and filtration technology, Automatik on strand pelletising technology, and Gala on underwater pelletiser and dryer technology. The Group's pulverizers are manufactured at the Center of Excellence in Kent, Ohio, USA. The Ettlinger product range now also offers high-performance filters for post-consumer recycling as well as solution packages downstream of the extruder, states the firm.

“The Maag Group's global distribution network provides customers with the technology that best meets their commercial and technical needs”, says Alaaddin Aydin, VP Maag Germany / Managing Director. “Multiple solution options are usually available depending on the requirements. Maag’s Centers of Excellence in Oberglatt, Switzerland; Grossostheim and Xanten in Germany; Eagle Rock, Virginia; and Kent, Ohio in the USA; as well as Maag Italy and the subsidiary in Shanghai, China; offer the engineering expertise to combine global know-how in custom systems.”

Maag’s portfolio extends from small machines and systems for throughputs up to 100 kg/h to machine and plant components capable of handling more than 100 t/h (centrifugal dryers, polymer pumps and custom solutions in industrial applications).

At K-2019, trade visitors to the Maag stand will be served by an international team from all over the world, presenting new and upgraded machinery in pump, filtration, pelletisation and pulverizing technology.