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Coperion joins Hillenbrand stable with K-Tron, Rotex

By: Rhoda Miel

BATESVILLE, IND. (UPDATED Oct. 18, 10:05 a.m. ET) — The parent company of auxiliary equipment maker K-Tron International Inc. and Rotex Global LLC has now inked a deal to buy compounding extruder maker Coperion GmbH. Coperion will become the largest company in Batesville-based Hillenbrand’s Process Equipment Group, which also includes K-Tron and Rotex. Gunter Bachmann, currently Coperion’s CEO, will continue as president of Coperion, which will retain its headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany.

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