The DuPont EMDD facility achieved a new safety milestone last month when it surpassed 3,300 days as an injury-free workplace.
Since the late 1990s, DuPont has expanded the EMDD facility's output by 300 percent, and plans to nearly double production capacity again within the next two years, as exports increase to MCM customers globally.
Also highlighting new 75-mm EMDD
(electric motor direct drive) coextruder, the first North-American-built extruder with a gearless, permanent-magnet, synchronous torque motor (from Siemens).
Davis-Standard LLC in Pawcatuck, Conn., will show its new gearless EMDD
(electric-motor; direct-drive) extruder with a synchronous torque motor for the first time at NPE.