From brick machine to high-tech extruder – 120 years of Händle extrusion technology

Embedded within the 140-year history of Händle GmbH Maschinen und Anlagenbau are 120 years of extruder engineering. For the first 20 years after its establishment, the company gathered pertinent experience doing repair work at brickyards in and around Mühlacker. Then, in 1890, Händle ventured to build its first tile press, specifically an extrusion machine with a barrel diameter of 250 mm for the Trostel brick factory in Enzweihingen near Vaihingen/Enz. This early specialization made extrusion one of the company’s core competences and factors into Händle’s secret of success regarding 120 years...

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Issue 2011-5 Ceric Technologies widens its range of Pelerin extruders

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Issue 2014-01

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Issue 2014-08

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