About Coperion

Coperion is the worldwide market and technology leader in compounding & extrusion, materials handling and service – as well as being a partner for global corporations and small to medium-sized enterprises in the plastics, chemicals, food and aluminium industries.

As an integrated technology provider, Coperion uses their comprehensive system and process expertise to implement individual solutions for compounding technology and bulk materials handling for their customers. This covers the full added value chain of the production process from consultation and planning, through engineering, process optimization, manufacturing, delivery, installation and commissioning through their worldwide service network. Coperion collaborates with customers on innovative, new, and further developed components, machines and systems, forming the basis for long-lasting, successful partnerships where the focus is on the benefit for the customer together with efficiency, reliability, and quality. That’s what Coperion means when they say “confidence through partnership”.

Compounding & Extrusion

With Coperion you have the partner at your side who can offer you the best solution for all your compounding tasks. This begins with special applications on a laboratory scale and extends right through to industrial production plants. As a pioneer in the development of the closely intermeshing, co-rotating twin screw extruder, we possess a unique know-how and an extraordinary wealth of experience in this field.

Coperion has continuously set new standards in machine and system design for processing technology since the 1950s. More than 12,000 installed compounding systems worldwide are proof of our unique system and process competence. And despite all our engineering skills we never forgot one important thing: We listen closely to what our partners say! That’s what we mean when we say “confidence through partnership”.

Technology Research & Development
More than 130 years of experience with mixing and kneading processes Most comprehensive Test Labs in the industry in Stuttgart (D), Ramsey (USA) and Nanjing (CN)
Pioneer work and continuous further development of the closely intermeshing, co-rotating twin screw extruder Thirty compounding plants worldwide continuously available for tests
More than 12,000 installed compounding systems worldwide Experience from 5,000 compounding tests and 40,000 product analyses in our own laboratories
Complete product portfolio: from the ZSK 18 MEGAlab laboratory machine to the ZSK 380 MEGAcompounder high-capacity extruder More than 75 % of all plastic compounds worldwide were tested in the Coperion Test Labs
Throughput rates of 1 kg/h to 100 t/h More than 950 patents and pending patents since 1980
Complete systems from raw material feeding to the whole downstream equipment

Materials Handling

We prove our skill and competence at all bulk materials handling and processing stages. No matter whether we convey, separate, store, dose or thermally treat your product – quality is our benchmark.

As the world market and technology leader in the bulk materials components and systems sector, we have installed more than 8,000 plants, the success of which clearly underlines our unique system and process competence.

Materials handling around the world

8.000 bulk materials systems installed
9.000 bulk materials components produced each year
Workforce of 700
Network with companies in Weingarten (D), Offenbach (D), Ferrara (I), New Delhi (IND), Singapore (SGP), Shanghai (CN), Ramsey (USA) and Houston (USA)
Technical center in Weingarten (D)


Service means more to us than someone stopping by to repair equipment. Our service structure offers much more than that. It consists of more than 220 service engineers and technicians around the globe who not only look after your machines and systems but also after your business. They see themselves as partners who secure your future.

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