Sponsor Innovation Award: Coperion GmbH (DE)

About Coperion
Coperion is the international market and technology leader in compounding systems, feeding technology, bulk materials handling systems and services. Coperion designs,
develops, manufactures and maintains systems, machines and components for the plastics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food and minerals industries. Within its four divisions – Compounding & Extrusion, Equipment & Systems, Materials Handling and Service – Coperion has 2,500 employees and nearly 40 sales and service companies worldwide.

Compounding & Extrusion
The Compounding & Extrusion division manufactures and sells Coperion’s leading
compounding and extrusion systems. It focuses on the polyolefi n industry as well as
on engineering plastics like wood composites, long fi ber technology and bio-based
plastics and special applications like PVC, temperature and shear sensitive plastics,
powder coating, toner, general chemicals, reaction technology.

ZSK and STS twin screw extruders
The co-rotating twin screw extruders from Coperion are the world’s most frequently
used extrusion and compounding systems for the production of plastics. Whether
laboratory extruders, high-performance compounding systems or total solutions from
the raw material feeding to the entire downstream equipment, by individual adaptation
to our customers’ applications we guarantee maximum throughput rates with greatest
possible economy and highest quality for our extruders and compounding plants.
ZSK and STS – three letters suffi ce as the embodiment of modern processing
technology for WPC wood plastic composites. Coperion’s twin screw extruders have
proven themselves successfully in the market for the production of WPC wood plastic
composites for many years. As a long-standing partner to the wood fi ber industry,
Coperion is well-known for its extensive process and system know-how with which
every process step of the compounding plants is adapted individually to the application:
from fi lling and reinforcement to devolatilization.

Coperion implements solutions for the production of WPC wood plastic composites
which are tailor made for your individual application – from the laboratory twin screw
extruder to the industrial production plant in modular design.
Typical applications for the processing of wood plastic composite:

  • Filling and reinforcement with 40 –70 % wood
  • Filling and reinforcement with natural fi bers such as fl ax, hemp, cellulose
  • Compounding for injection molding applications
  • Compounding in inline injection molding
  • Compounding in the inline press process
  • Profi le extrusion with WPC profi les



Coperion GmbH
Theodorstrasse 10
70469 Stuttgart
Phone: +49 (0)711 / 890-0
Fax: +49 (0)711 / 897-3999
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