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Precision in Plastic: Marion's Processing Equipment Support

February 14, 2024

The plastics industry has faced some significant challenges over the past few decades brought on by growing regulations that govern the production, disposal and cleanup of hazardous chemicals, as the usage of plastic products contributes to environmental pollution. Since plastic is derived mainly from oil and natural gas, manufacturers are subject to pricing volatility as well. Add to that the decreasing lifecycle of the product and it’s no wonder that plastics manufacturers are struggling to remain competitive.


That’s why choosing an equipment manufacturer who understands the unique challenges of the plastics market is critical. When it comes to plastics, polymers, and composites, the quality and performance of Marion Process Solutions is unmatched.  We never make you choose between efficiency and effectiveness because we believe you should have both. Whether your application is powders, flakes, pellets, or liquid coatings our no compromise team of experts will provide you with industry specific advice that focuses on your needs, resulting in equipment that is tailor-made to meet the exacting requirements of this industry.

Consistency, Durability, Cleanability

Our solutions blend resins without damage, standardize large quantities of extruded material, and eliminate the carryover of color additives between batches. Simply put, Marion Process Solutions is the answer for the plastics industry’s greatest challenges.

Here are some helpful tips to point you in the right direction for your specific application needs:

 Key Considerations

  • Sizes ranging from 1.5 to 600 cubic feet
  • Batch or continuous
  • Mill finish to ra22 (#180)
  • Stainless or carbon steel
  • Paddle, Ribbon or Hybrid solid shaft agitators
  • Heat or cool
  • Pressure or vacuum

 Sample Applications:

  • Powdered epoxy resins
  • Polyethylene and pellet color concentrates
  • Plastic resins, powders and fiberglass strands
  • Phenolic resins • PVC film with pigments • Thermoplastic elastomers

If you’re tired of compromising on your application needs, contact one of our engineering experts for more information on how we can customize a solution for you. Subscribe to our blog to continue to get updates from us.

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