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Founded in July 1989, Addex Inc. is a leading global supplier of high-performance components for blown film production. Today, the company manufactures some of the most sophisticated technologies capable of producing plastic film with the lowest possible gauge variation, the highest possible output, without camber, and with high flatness. The company is a leading producer of many patented blown film components and systems including manual and automated gauge controls, internal bubble cooling systems, oscillating haul-offs, dies, air rings, as well as leading designs of gravimetric blenders and bubble cages.

At a time when resin prices are high and yield and scrap reduction is a major concern, Addex has worked continually to develop unique products that help processors increase yield and realize major raw material savings. Among these industry-leading innovations are two automatic gauge control systems that boast the highest number of control zones versus competitive systems on the market today.

Another unique offering is Addex’s Digital Internal Bubble Cooling (DIBC) system which delivers the fastest reaction time in the industry to ensure precise bubble control, helping processors to speed product changeovers and significantly reduce scrap. All these systems are simple, and easy to integrate into existing OEM blown film lines.

Addex’s broad range of high-performance components are found on commercial blown film extrusion lines throughout the world.

 


HISTORY

Addex, was founded in July 1989 as a supplier of high-technology components for blown film production, most of which were patented:

1989 1-5 layer dies, air rings
1990 Non contact IBC control
1991 GBR Gauge Band Randomizer
1992 Extruder
1994 Side fed coex dies
1995 IGC Internal Gauge Control
1999 REDI Regular Division Dies
2000 EGC External Gauge Control
2002 Talon Computerized Full Line Control
2003 SUPERWIND
2004 MDO Lite
2005 Revised GBR Gauge Band Randomizer
2006 SLIMLINE extruders
2009 August 4th 2009 Addex celebrated its 20th Anniversary (pdf)addex 20th anniversary
2010 EGC External Gauge Control for the OEM market
2011 New DIBC Digital IBC control
2012 New EGC External Gauge Control