Berlyn was started by a man named Gerald E. Berlyn. Prior to starting his company, he was enlisted in the US Army and worked in the plastics research lab. He also designed and ran extrusion dies, supervised government contracts,
designed, developed and manufactured missile and ammunition parts and
worked on the development of the 6” atomic cannon. In 1962, Jerry Berlyn started Berlyn Extruders where he designed and built them including all the downstream equipment associated with it. Berlyn products now include Screen Changers, Water Cooling Tanks, Air Knifes, High Velocity Air Strippers, Pelletizing Dies, Strand Pelletizers and Underwater Pelletizers.