Motan-colortronic GmbH

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motan-colortronic GmbH
Founded 1947
Headquarters Isny, Germany
Website www.motan-colortronic.com

Company Profile

Motan-Colortronic is a globally acting company and provides peripheral units and systems for the entire process chain for plastics manufacturing and processing and the chemicals industry. That includes injection moulding, blow moulding, extrusion, compounding.

Motan-Colortronic‘s knowledge is based on over 60 years of experience.

The company is a member of the Motan Group and is organized into 6 different sales regions representing over 80 countries on all continents.

Products / Technology

  • Injection moulder
  • Blow moulder
  • Extruders
  • Dosing and mixing systems
  • Dryer
  • Crystallizer
  • Conveyors
  • Controller
  • Storage solutions

History

  • 1947 -  founded in  in Überlingen, Germany, manufacturing for the company is located in Isny
  • 1970 - company relocates headquarters including Research & Development and Sales from Überlingen to Isny, Germany
  • 1972 - Motan begins manufacturing ancillary equipment for the plastics industry under license. Motan developed the products further under it‘s own direction.
  • 1977 - the first key product, the MD driers are developed
  • 1979 - the UNICOLOR dosing & mixing unit for powders, pellets and liquid additives is patented
  • 1982 - The first fully centralized PLC controlled system for drying, conveying, dosing & mixing
  • 1984 - Motan establishes subsidiary company in France
  • 1986 - establishes subsidiary company in Great Britain
  • 1987 - establishes subsidiary company in the USA
  • 1985-1986 - develops innovative system solutions for the demanding requirements of Optical Disc and the PET preform production
  • 1989 - ATN automatic throughput monitoring system is patented
  • 1991 - motan holding gmbh is established at Konstanz
  • 1993 - established service to the Far East market, opening of regional center in Singapore and appointments of licenses in India and Japan.
  • 1994 - ETA-process heat recovery system is patented
  • 1999 – 2002 - sales and service companies opened in Italy (1999), Beijing (1999) and Shanghai (2002)
  • 2004 - CONTROLnet, new control platform is introduced
  • 2006 - acquisition of the colortronic group motan enters the plastics compounding industry
  • 2011 - Motan Thailand Co., Ltd. established
  • 2013 - new range of material loaders for granules
  • 2014 - motan-colortronic do brasil founded
  • 2014 -  new dosing and mixing MINIBLEND V
  • 2016 - Motan holding gmbh is awarding the Motan innovation award “mia” during the K’show 2016
  • 2016 - renovation and expansion of the Tech Centre in Friedrichsdorf

References

PETplanet Insider Articles

Issue 05 / 2019: New CEO for the Motan group
Issue 05 / 2017: Volumetric dosing unit with flexible exchange systems
Issue 03 / 2017: Variable conveyor speed for optimal material handling
Issue 06 / 2016: A valuable raw material
Issue 06 / 2016: PET strapping
Issue 05 / 2016: For the first time: motan innovation award „mia“
Issue 03 / 2016: Trade show preview: Modular building block principle
Issue 05 / 2014: Automatic dew-point and temperature control system
Issue 10 / 2013: Dryers and more
Issue 07 / 2012: ETA plus single-bin dryers
Issue 05 / 2009: Cost efficiency and more flexiblity from expanding product range

External links

motan-colortronic Website