Global masterbatch leader Ampacet has announced the acquisition of LIAD Weighing and Control Systems, based in Israel.
LIAD pioneered the single component gravimetric feeder for injection moulding machines and is today the leading developer of innovative feeders, blenders and real-time quality control solutions for the plastics industry. LIAD also introduced the world’s first in-line, multi-probe spectrometer for continuous and real-time colour quality measuring.
In North America, LIAD products will be distributed by CISystems Color Integration by Ampacet, a new business unit created to improve the way manufacturers use colour in their processes and products. CISystems will offer groundbreaking colour management technologies to help customers increase production efficiencies, reduce waste and achieve sustainability goals while in compliance with Industry 4.0 practices.
“We are excited to say that Ampacet is entering into a new era of delivering holistic solutions to our customers and preparing the stage to enter into new markets with a different value proposition,” says Alvaro Mendoza, Ampacet President and CEO.
With 25 manufacturing sites located in 18 countries, Ampacet Corporation is a global masterbatch leader offering the broadest range of custom colour, special effect, black, white and speciality additive masterbatches for flexible and rigid extrusion processes and applications.
The company is committed to achieving sustained growth and profitability by designing innovative, cost-effective and sustainable solutions to enhance plastics’ visual appeal, functionality and performance beyond limits.
Headquartered in Tarrytown, N.Y., Ampacet Corporation employs more than 2,000 people worldwide and operates technical and colour development centres and manufacturing sites throughout the Americas, Asia and Europe. For more information, visit ampacet.com.
LIAD Weighing and Control Systems, headquartered in Israel, pioneered the single component gravimetric feeder for injection moulding machines and is today a leading developer of innovative feeders, blenders and real-time QA solutions for the plastics industry. LIAD also introduced the world’s first in-line, multi-probe spectrometer for onsite and real-time colour quality monitoring.