Tuesday, July 24, 2012

KraussMaffei Berstorff develops new markets on the African continent
Follow-up order from Interplast expands market position
(Munich, July 24, 2012) Interplast Ltd. in Ghana, the leading plastic pipe producer in West Africa, once again chooses systems from KraussMaffei. The current order is for two profile extrusion lines, on which a twin-strand process is used to produce PVC panels with a width of up to 100 mm to be used for wall and ceiling panelling. The core components of the systems, which will go into operation in September 2012, are two conical twin-screw extruders of size KMD 63 K/P.
High-quality technology for special applications
The business relationship between Interplast and KraussMaffei Berstorff began in 2011 as the company ordered a corrugated pipe extrusion system, a profile extrusion line and a raw material pelletizing solution. In connection with the increased demand for its profile extrusion portfolio, Interplast decided once again on a system from KraussMaffei Berstorff. "We are very proud that our products and technological know-how are finding increasing acceptance in the emerging countries on the African continent", says a pleased Andreas Kessler, General Sales Manager at KraussMaffei Berstorff. "We will configure the system specially for Interplast to meet the market requirements in Africa“, stresses Kessler.
ISO-certified quality products for various industries
Interplast, founded in 1970 in Ghana produces, its complete product portfolio for the local market and exports to more than 20 countries in Africa. The selection of the supplier is not only based on the excellent machine quality, but also technical know-how and system competence. "With the profile production system from KraussMaffei Berstorff, we are confident that the possibility of technical difficulties can be avoided because we are dealing with a partner who supplies us with all relevant components from a single source“, explains Arthur Huberts, CEO of Interplast. "Furthermore, the price-performance ratio is just right“, adds Huberts. The company places a very high value on quality standards and has been certified according to ISO 9001-2008 for many years.

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