VIENNA, Austria (April 19, 2010)—Mondi p.l.c.'s Coatings division is investing $17.4 million in extrusion infrastructure across Europe and is adding a poly dryer for processing high-tech polymers at its plant in Belcoat, Belgium.
Mondi said it is adopting a “dual strategy” of upgrading existing extruders while also setting up new “tandem-enabled infrastructure” where necessary.
The Austrian company's production plant in Ã–rebro, Sweden, will be upgraded with additional high-speed tandem processing in 2010.
Mondi has also installed a web inspection system at its plant in Zeltweg, Austria, and is boosting its capacity at its ètetÃ plant in the Czech Republic with the installation of additional co-extrusion technology.