Next Generation Films buys three-layer lines

By Bill Bregar
Senior Staff Reporter

Published: January 8, 2013 6:00 am ET

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LEXINGTON, OHIO (Jan. 8, 10:35 a.m. ET) — Next Generation Films Inc. has bought two three-layer Varex blown film lines from Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp.

W&H is installing the first machine in January. The second is scheduled for a May installation.

Next Generation President and CEO Dave Frecka said this type of equipment is a baseline business for his company in Lexington, Ohio. “Our big focus is three-layer films,” he said.

The first Varex has a 110-inch working width, grooved-feed extruders, a Optifil P2 gauge control system, Multicool air ring and a 27.5-inch Maxicone C die, according to W&H.

The line coming in May will have a working width of 87 inches and, grooved-feed extruders, an Opticool high-output air ring, a 15.74-inch Maxicone die and the Optifil P3 gauge system.

W&H is based in Lincoln, R.I.


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