Maag’s M-USG underwater pelletizing strand system.
Maag’s M-USG underwater pelletizing strand system.

Maag has secured a contract with China’s Hainan Huasheng New Material Technology Co Ltd to supply pumps, pelletizing systems and screen changers for its new polycarbonate-production facility in Hainan Province.

When completed in 2020, the facility will be capable of producing up to 260 kilotons per annum (573 million pounds per year) of polycarbonate, which is used worldwide as a base compound in the manufacture of electronic, automotive, aircraft, railway and security components, construction materials, and data-storage devices.