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Founded in 1987 and located in Hamden, CT, Merritt Extruder Corporation was a manufacturer of single-screw extruders for the plastics industry. In August 2005, Davis-Standard acquired Merritt Extruder Corporation and moved the company’s headquarters to Pawcatuck, CT.

Despite ending its independent operation in 2005, Merritt plastic extrusion recycling technology can still be found on the secondary market—including here at Arlington Machinery. Under Davis-Standard, new Merritt equipment continues to be sold with reference to the original company name. Popular models include the Merritt-Davis Ram Stuffer, known for its exceptionally high recycling output, and the Merritt-Davis Melt Fed Extruder, ideal for operation in continuous compounding lines.

Plastic Extrusion and Recycling Equipment from Merritt

Merritt was a well-respected name in the plastics industry before its acquisition, and Merritt-Davis technology continues to be recognized for quality performance today. Merritt-Davis offers a number of single-screw extruders along with specialized recycling equipment that can handle contaminated feed stocks and/or irregular medium bulk materials. This company’s equipment boasts some of the lowest scrap-to-pellet cost per pound in the industry.

Merritt Equipment Inventory at Arlington Machinery

  • Arlington frequently carries Merritt and Merritt-Davis machines in stock, equipped with various configurations, screw sizes, feed mechanisms, AC/DC motors, and temperature control systems.
  • Since we stock our own warehouse, buying used equipment regularly, our inventory of machinery changes frequently!
  • Ask an Arlington expert to help you find the right make and model of Merritt machines for your plastics extrusion, reclaiming, or recycling needs.

Ready to Buy or Sell? Get Started with an Appraisal for Your Merritt Machines

If you’re interested in buying a used Merritt extruder or selling a machine that you no longer need, contact Arlington Machinery today. We have a certified appraiser on staff who can make sure that you get fair market value for your plastics extrusion line—regardless of whether you sell to us or not. Contact us today for more information on our current Merritt-Davis inventory or for more details on our appraisal and purchasing process!

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