Century supplies extruders for new plant

May 4, 2015

Century Extrusion, Traverse City, Mich., will supply two twin screw extruders for the new Athens, Ala., compounding plant of Asahi Kasei Plastics North America, Fowlerville, Mich.

Century Extrusion, a global supplier of twin screw compounding systems, twin screw extruders, replacement parts and support services for the plastics industry and other markets, also provided a twin screw extrusion line for Asahi Kasei's 2013 expansion in Fowlerville.

Asahi Kasei is a custom compounder of engineered polymers and is a major supplier of short-glass reinforced polypropylene to the North American market. The Athens plant, the firm's second in North America, will allow it to better meet customer demand in the southern U.S.