When the screw pump was further developed almost 80 years ago for the delivery of viscous masses, you could scarcely have guessed that the modern high performance extruder would be the result.
Further development of the screw pump into an extruder and formation of the business unit Extrusion Technology
The extruders were further developed as "twin screw presses" with accessories
ZSE extruders were complemented by the new LSM 30.34 lab extruder
Founding of the American Extrusion Technology subsidiary, American Leistritz Extruder Corp., in Somerville/NJ (USA)
Establishment of sales branches in France, Great Britain and Singapore
Market launch of the new ZSE HP (High Performance) generation of extruders with screw speeds of up to 1,200 RPM
Leistritz AG becomes a holding company: founding of Leistritz Extrusionstechnik GmbH
Establishment of the sales branch in Italy
Market launch of the ZSE MAXX extruder
Market launch of maXXtorque, back then the highest specific torque density for co-rotating twin screw extruders in the world
Founding of the Chinese subsidiary, Leistritz Machinery (Taicang) Co., Ltd.
Leistritz pushes forward with development into a system supplier
Merging of the American subsidiaries of Leistritz AG into Leistritz Advanced Technology Corp. with extrusion, pumps, turbine blades and machine tools business units
Milestone as a system supplier
Leistritz plans and implements a complete extrusion line for the stabilization of raw polymer produced on a polymerization line in Kazakhstan