BOLOGNA, ITALY (June 22, 9:08 a.m. ET) — Italian granulator maker CMG SpA is re-entering the North American market.
Bologna-based CMG is well-established in Europe, where the company has sold more than 20,000 granulators over the last 30 years. In the past, CMG has made granulators for Battenfeld Gloucester Engineering Co. Inc., through a joint venture in New Hampshire, and under a private-label agreement for Cumberland Engineering Corp.
CMG now is represented by Ragosta Consultants LLC of Johnston, R.I. Robert Ragosta is a veteran of auxiliary equipment with 35 years of experience.
CMG is coming back to North America with an expanded line of size reduction equipment. The Italian auxiliary company offers 42 different models of granulators, ranging from beside-the-press grinders to large central granulators. Included in the product line are granulators designed specially for the thermoforming market.
CMG also builds a line of de-dusting and dust-removal systems. The company will introduce a line of single-shaft shredders in October.
CMG recently invested $2 million to add a 4,000-square-foot technical demonstration area, for testing customer products.