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Merger: Maag Pump Systems and Automatik Plastics Machinery

By Gerald Ondrey |

Maag Pump Systems AG (Oberglatt, Switzerland; www.maag.com) is merging with Automatik Plastics Machinery GmbH (Grossostheim, Germany; www.automatikgroup.com), thereby forming a worldwide leading group for systems and components for manufacturing and processing plastics. Through the merger, Maag Pump Systems and Automatik Plastics Machinery will decisively reinforce their market position with round 460 employees and a turnover of about Euro100 million. Onsite presence is being nearly doubled and now comprises over 100 countries. The group is thus is an ideal position for serving its customers across the globe. Maag Pump Systems is one of the largest providers worldwide for gear pumps, filtration systems and screen changers for the plastics industry, as well as for chemical and industrial processes. Automatik Plastics Machinery is the leader in pelletizing systems for manufacturing plastic pellets. Both companies will appear on the market under their existing brand names for the time being. The new group is headed by Ueli Thürig, the CEO of Maag Pump Systems AG. “With the merger, we can offer customers high-quality components and complete, integrated systems for plastic processing. We are thus becoming the largest provider…
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