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MAGUIRE PARTNERS WITH SYNCRO TO EXPAND OPTIONS FOR ADVANCED EXTRUSION CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES

DÜSSELDORF, October 19, 2016: At K 2016 today, Maguire Products, Inc. and SYNCRO srl announced a partnership to provide customers of both companies with an extensive platform of options for materials and extrusion control. Maguire has taken an investment position with SYNCRO that will lead to a portfolio of technologies drawing on Maguire’s experience in materials handling and blending systems, and SYNCRO’s extensive range of control systems for extrusion applications.

To suggest the new possibilities, Maguire is displaying an extrusion control interface at K 2016, with examples of a 7- and 21-in. HMI alongside a new range of Maguire® blending systems, the WXB™ series, which combine batch functionality with loss in weight control (Hall 10, Stand A26). At its nearby stand, SYNCRO will display its full range of extrusion control-related equipment and systems (Hall 10, Stand A46).

“The strategic partnership and investment from Maguire in SYNCRO underlines both companies’ commitment to providing more choice for our customers to maximize extrusion efficiency,” said Frank Kavanagh, Maguire vice president of sales and marketing. “Maguire’s experience in materials handling and blending systems combined with SYNCRO’s extensive range of control options for extrusion will enable customers to use existing equipment from Maguire while easily expanding control elements on both existing and new lines going forward.”

Through its company CTS, SYNCRO also offers core expertise and a full product range for powder. “Powder applications are growing and diversifying from core compounding to other broader areas of extrusion markets that are served by both Maguire and Syncro,” said Gabriele Caccia, CEO of SYNCRO. “With this the new partnership we will also be able to offer many more options for customers focused on powder applications, from individual components to complete turnkey solutions.”

Maguire this year is celebrating the sale of the 50,000th Maguire® gravimetric blender, which has a very wide range of applications in the world plastics industry, including a substantial base of customers with extrusion operations, including blown and cast film, sheet, pipe, profile, and compounding. SYNCRO srl is an innovative company with core expertise in extrusion control for a range of applications, in particular blown and cast film, sheet and compounding. SYNCRO product lines cover a full range of downstream software and hardware to optimize line control. The company also manufactures gravimetric loss in weight feeders and blenders, air rings, IBC control, cages, and a wide range of gauging systems.

For further general information, please visit http://www.maguire.com/ and http://www.syncro-group.it/. For specific enquiries please contact Frank Kavanagh VP Sales & Marketing, Maguire Products, Inc. (frank@maguire.com) or Gabriele Caccia, CEO, SYNCRO Group srl (info@syncro-group.it).

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SYNCRO srl is headquartered at Viale dell’Industria, 42, 21052 Busto Arsizio (VA), Italy. Tel: +39-0331-677716. Email: info@syncro-group.it. www.syncro-group.it. CTS srl is at the same address. Email: info@ctsync.com. Syncro has offices in the USA, Japan, Hong Kong, Guangdong, Mumbai, and Brazil.

MAGUIRE PRODUCTS, INC., headquartered in Aston, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., is the world’s largest supplier of gravimetric blenders, liquid color pumps, and vacuum dryers and also manufactures loading systems, auger feeders, granulators and related equipment and software. Its customers include injection, blow, and rotational molders, extrusion processors, and compounders. Founded in 1977, Maguire operates six manufacturing facilities in Aston. The company maintains a network of distributors in the Americas and overseas and has three sales and service subsidiaries that stock, sell, and service auxiliary equipment systems from Maguire and its affiliate, Novatec, Inc.: Maguire Canada, Maguire Europe, Maguire Asia, and Maguire IMEA. Visit www.maguire.com

Maguire Products, Inc., 11 Crozerville Road, Aston, PA 19014 USA. Tel: 1-610-459-4300. info@maguire.com. Maguire Canada, 299 Basaltic Road, Unit 1, Vaughan, Ontario L4K 4W8. Tel: 905-879-1100. info@maguirecanada.com. Maguire Europe, Vanguard, Tame Park, Tamworth, Staffordshire B77 5DY United Kingdom. Tel: 44-1827-265-850. info@maguire-europe.com. Maguire Europe (Italy), Maguire Italia SRL, Padova, Italy. Tel: 39-049-970-5429. Italia@maguire-europe.com. Maguire Asia, Maguire Products Asia Pte Ltd., 15 Changi North Street 1, #01-15, I-Lofts, Singapore 498765. Tel: 65-6848-7117. magasia@maguire-products.com.sg. Maguire Asia (China), Maguire Products Asia Co. Ltd., 7C-02 Majesty Building, 138 Pu Dong Avenue, Shanghai 200120 China. Tel: 86-21-588-23410. mpa@maguirechina.com. Maguire IMEA FZCO (Middle East, India, Africa), LOB180706-6, Floor 7, JAFZA View 18, Jebel Ali Downtown, P.O. Box 17493, Dubai, UAE. Tel: 971-4-881-6700. info@maguire-imea.com.