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Since 1961, Gloucester Engineering Company, Inc. has been manufacturing extruders and extrusion systems for the plastics industry. Gloucester offers sheet extrusion and extrusion coating applications for blown films, cast films, and bag machines as well as foam for thermoforming, protection, and insulation.

From bag machines to single-screw extruders, Gloucester’s polymer processing machines can be found in diverse industries and applications, including:

  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Agriculture
  • Consumer Products
  • Medical
  • Flexible Packaging
  • Food Packaging

Company Evolution: Battenfeld Gloucester, Gloucester Engineering and Davis-Standard

Over the years, Gloucester has joined forces with several major companies including Battenfeld.  In 2015, Gloucester was bought by Davis-Standard, where it still operates under the name of Gloucester Engineering Co to this day.

Extruders and Other Plastics Machines by Gloucester Engineering Co.

Gloucester Engineering Co is best known for advanced technology in blown film extrusion lines and associated components—including winders, dies, feed screws, and air rings. As part of Davis-Standard, the company offers exclusive blown-film technologies including the world’s largest seven-layer die. Gloucester’s extruders are frequently used to manufacture bags, flexible packaging, shrink/stretch film, medical barriers, and greenhouse film.

Arlington Machinery carries a selection of extrusion line components by Gloucester Engineering Co, including machines with:

  • Standard, High, or Low Centerlines
  • Air or Water Cooling
  • AC or DC Motors
  • Gear or Belt-Driven Systems
  • Different Barrel Configurations and Downstream Zones
  • Multiple L/D Ratios, Including 24:1 or 28:1

Interested in Gloucester Extrusion Machines? We’ll Buy, Sell and Appraise!

For over 30 years now, Arlington Machinery has purchased, sold, and refurbished equipment for every stage of the polymer lifecycle. We maintain our own warehouse of carefully inspected, expertly appraised machines by Gloucester Engineering Co, as well as dozens of other leading manufacturers.

If you’d like to add a Gloucester extruder or bag machine to your production line—or if you’d like to get rid of a machine that you’re no longer using—please contact us today. We’d be happy to set up an expert consultation for the sale, purchase, or appraisal of your plastics machinery.

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