HOSOKAWA ALPINE is an innovative global leader in machine and system engineering and has its headquarters in Augsburg as well as a branch in Leingarten (Baden-Württemberg). The company also has several subsidiaries at home and abroad. Within its two business segments, namely process technology and film extrusion, HOSOKAWA ALPINE builds and installs machines and systems for customers from all over the world.
The core competence of HOSOKAWA ALPINE is the manufacture of machines and systems for processing powders, granules and bulk materials as well as systems for producing and processing blown film. As a technology leader, the company maintains application test centres for both business segments in which trials are carried out for customers. The process technology segment has a 3000 m2 test centre in which trials for both dry and wet processing can be carried out with 60 machines and systems. In the film extrusion test centre, the latest film blowing and orientation lines spread over an area of 1000 m2 are available for customer trials.
Powder and particle process technology business segment
For over 120 years now, HOSOKAWA ALPINE has been designing and building process technological machines and systems for processing powders, granules and bulk materials as well as for manifold recycling jobs.
The company has a comprehensive product portfolio – from mills and shredders to classifiers. Besides machines for size reduction, the powder and particle process technology business segment also offers solutions for compacting technology as well as laboratory equipment for particle analysis.
The systems are employed in a host of different industrial branches. Every customer has individual requirements. This is why HOSOKAWA ALPINE supports its customers as a system partner from the design and development stage right up to installation of the turnkey system. To ensure optimum customer support, the powder and particle process technology business segment is split up into seven divisions: chemicals, minerals & metals, pharma & lab, food, recycling, compacting technology and Blueserv. At the same time, the individual divisions benefit from the synergetic R&D effects.