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Oerlikon HRSflow expands its Italian manufacturing plant to serve growing European markets.

[ Oerlikon HRSflow GmbH ]

Oerlikon HRSflow is expanding its Italian plant to meet growing European market demand in packaging, consumer goods and automotive sectors.

New plant in San Polo di Piave

San Polo di Piave/Italy, January 2024 The hot runner manufacturer Oerlikon HRSflow will start the construction of a new fully automated plant in San Polo di Piave (Italy) to expand its capacity to better serve its European partners.         
The plant will increase Oerlikon HRSflow Italian output by +30% to meet growing demand in packaging, consumer goods and automotive sectors.

Located in San Polo di Piave (Italy), near its two existing plants, the new facility will use the latest technologies in terms of organization, processes, and machinery to manufacture Oerlikon HRSflow’s expanded portfolio of hot runners, geared towards customers in the packaging, consumer goods and automotive sectors. The new plant is expected to start production by the end of 2024.

With this additional capacity, Oerlikon HRSflow aims to retain its technology leadership as a valued partner of European mold makers and end users in hot runners for multiple applications, while providing customers with the right flexibility and an even more reliable and faster service.

Oerlikon HRSflow CEO, Antonio Bortuzzo, states, “Our expansion in Italy enables us to stay close to our European partners, and to continue to provide and test innovative solutions in our facilities. We are committed to offering customers the highest technology and professional skills and to serving our European customers closely and sustainably”.

About Oerlikon Polymer Processing Solutions Division

Oerlikon is a leading provider of comprehensive polymer processing plant solutions and high-precision flow control component equipment. The division provides polycondensation and extrusion lines, manmade fiber filament spinning solutions, texturing machines, BCF and staple fiber lines as well as nonwoven production systems. It also develops and produces advanced and innovative hot runner systems and multi-cavity solutions for the injection molding industry. Its hot runner solutions serve business sectors, including automotive, logistics, environmental, industrial applications, consumer goods, beauty and personal care and medical. Moreover, Oerlikon offers customized gear metering pumps for the textile, automotive, chemical, dyes and lacquers industries. Its engineering competence leads to sustainable and energy-efficient solutions for the entire polymer processing value chain with a circular economy approach.

Oerlikon Polymer Processing Solutions Division serves customers through its technology brands – Oerlikon Barmag, Oerlikon Neumag, Oerlikon Nonwoven and Oerlikon HRSflow – in around 120 countries with production, sales, distribution and service organizations.

The division is part of the publicly listed Oerlikon Group, headquartered in Switzerland, which has more than 12 100 employees and generated CHF 2.9 billion sales in 2022.

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For further information, please contact:

Chiara Montagner
Marketing & Communication Manager
Oerlikon HRSflow
Tel: +39 0422 750 127
Fax: +39 0422 750 303

Roberta Pol
Marketing & Communication Specialist
Oerlikon HRSflow

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