Our knowledge in mixing natural fibres and a polyolefin roots back to the early 70’s when ICMA successfully pioneered, first in the World, the process technology for producing a thermoformable sheet for automotive interior trims made of virgin or recycled polypropylene and wood flour.
This patented technology became a worldwide success in the automotive industry with more than 50 plants worldwide , delivered during the last decades to the major car component manufacturers. This technology came to be known as Wood-stock™.
This strong know-how led ICMA to successfully develop a full range of WPC applications in Compounding, Sheet extrusion and Profiles.
ICMA's co-rotating technology provides superior results compared to alternative technologies like counter-rotating in terms of:
→ HIGHER PRODUCTIVITY
→ BEST QUALITY PRODUCTS due to: Superior Melt temperature control - Side feeding of Wood - Superior mixing - Superior degassing
→ UNMATCHED FLEXIBILITY either in-process production and maintenance