K-Tron Process Group in Collaboration with Reimelt Henschel, Maag Pump Systems, and Omya to Present Complimentary Seminar: “Compounding of Highly Filled Polyolefins”- March 25, 2010, Singapore and March 29, 2010, Shanghai, China

PITMAN, NJ USA (January 18, 2010) — K-Tron Process Group formally announces its collaboration with Reimelt Henschel, Maag Pump Systems, and Omya, presenting two complimentary technical seminars entitled, “Compounding of Highly Filled Polyolefins,” that offer plastics processors detailed information on key topics of prime importance to the plastics industry.

Seminars are oriented to general managers, plant managers, technology managers, production engineers, purchasing managers and all those involved in the operation and selection of manufacturing equipment and raw materials for their plastics compounding operations. Participants will have an opportunity to listen to experts in each of the fields and ask questions about how to improve their current operations utilizing new technologies. Technical seminars will cover the latest developments in continuous feeding, mixing, pneumatic conveying, gear pumps and filtration units, and the supply of specialty fillers and pigments to the plastics industry.

Seminars will be offered at convenient locations in Singapore and Shanghai to provide plastic compounders in those geographic areas a unique opportunity to listen to experts in each of their fields. 

These free one-day events will be held at two locations:

March 25, 2010
Hotel Hilton
581 Orchard Road
Singapore 238883
7:30 am - 5:30 pm     


March 29, 2010
City Hotel Shanghai
5-7 Shan Xi Road South
Shanghai, 200020, China
7:30 am - 5:30 pm

*seminar includes continental breakfast, lunch and detailed course manual.

For free registration please visit: www.ktron.com/seminar 

Presentation topics include:

• “Gravimetric Feeding Systems in Polyolefin Compounding”  - K-TRON FEEDERS
• “Efficient Polyolefin Compounding using Reimelt Henschel Equipment - REIMELT HENSCHEL
• “Components Used in the Optimization of your Compounding System” -  MAAG PUMP SYSTEMS
• “Omyacarb®: Product of Choice for Highly Filled Polyolefin Masterbatches” - OMYA
• “Pneumatic Conveying in Plastics Processing: Applications and Handling Solutions” - K-TRON PREMIER 

Technical presentations by some of the top process experts in the industry including:

K-Tron Process Group is a global leader in the gravimetric feeder market and a single-source supplier for feeding, pneumatic conveying and systems engineering solutions. K-Tron Feeders have been used for more than 100 years in applications that require high accuracy feeding and metering of powders and bulk materials. Product lines include loss-in-weight, volumetric, and weigh belt feeders.

K-Tron Premier offers pneumatic conveying components and systems for the transport and handling of bulk materials. With over 60 years of experience in bulk material handling systems, K-Tron Premier’s products are specially designed for use with powders, pellets and friable materials in plastics processing applications.

Reimelt Henschel MischSysteme offers more than 50 years of experience servicing equipment to the plastics and color processing industry. With over 20,000 pieces of equipment manufactured and sold worldwide, the Reimelt Henschel product line includes co-rotating twin-screw compounders, mixers, high speed mixers, cooler mixers, container mixers, and automatic handling systems for high quality bulk materials.

Maag Pump Systems is a worldwide leader in the manufacturing of gear pumps, screen changers and filtration units for applications in the chemical or polymer manufacturing processing industry. Maag Pump Systems offers highly efficient, high quality and reliable equipment with long service life, backed up by an attentive, worldwide service organization. Maag Pumps System solutions operate at all temperatures, all pressures and all viscosities, delivering on its promise of technical innovation.

Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals, mainly fillers and pigments derived from calcium carbonate and dolomite, and a worldwide distributor of chemical products. The company‘s major markets are the paper, plastics, paint/coatings/adhesives industries as well as construction, environment, agriculture, food and pharmaceutical. Founded in 1884 in Switzerland, Omya now has a global presence extending to more than 100 locations in over 50 countries and 6000 employees.

Register online at: www.ktron.com/seminar