Rapid exits restructuring process, holds positive future outlook

Bredaryd, Sweden – July 5, 2010 – Rapid Granulator AB today announced that it has successfully completed the restructuring process which the company began in October 2009. This restructuring process which only affected Rapid’s Swedish operation provided for protection against old debts under Swedish law while allowing it to continue normal business operations.

Rapid takes next step in restructuring process

Bredaryd, Sweden – April 7, 2010 - Rapid Granulator AB is proceeding as planned with its restructuring to ensure a strong and prosperous future for the Rapid Group and its customers around the world. Rapid announced today the winding up of its Moditec subsidiary based in Lyon, France. This is the latest move in a series of cost reduction steps and organizational changes that have already been implemented by Rapid.

Rapid embarks on reconstruction procedure

Bredaryd – 02 November 2009 - Rapid Granulator AB has been granted a suspension of old debts by the District Court of Jönköping Sweden. This has no affect on daughter companies or other partners but is only affecting the Swedish company. The court has granted permission for a so-called reconstruction procedure which – under Swedish law - allows the company to continue its business. This means the company will continue to carry out their business as usual, including the fulfilment of all service contracts, product guarantees and obligations.

Rapid marks NPE with groundbreaking acquisition of Avian Machinery in China

Rapid Granulator AB, the Swedish-based leader in plastics granulation and technology, and part of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, based IPEG, announced at a press conference held at the NPE show that it has acquired Avian Machinery, the Shanghai-based manufacturer of granulator and recycling systems. 
From left to right: Mark Miao, General Manager Avian Machinery, Bengt Rimark, Marketing Manager Rapid Granulator, Chris Keller, President of IPEG, Rolf Gren, President and CEO of Rapid Granulator, and Kirk Winstead, President of Rapid Granulator Inc.Chicago, USA – June 23, 2009 - Rapid Granulator AB, the Swedish-based leader in plastics granulation and technology, and part of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, based IPEG, announced today at a press conference held at the NPE show that it has acquired Avian Machinery, the Shanghai-based manufacturer of granulator and recycling systems.

Rapid’s Modular Silencing System is keeping it quiet in the workplace

One product that is guaranteed not to make a big noise in the marketplace is Rapid Granulator’s Modular Silencing System (MSS). (Photo: Rapid Granulator)Chicago (IL), June 23, 2009 - Introduced to the US market at NPE 2009, one product that is guaranteed not to make a big noise in the marketplace is the Modular Silencing System (MSS) from Rapid Granulator, the world leader in plastics granulation technology. With increasingly stringent noise constraints being applied to the workplace by national and international regulatory authorities, the MSS offers molders and OEMs an innovative noise reducing solution.

Next big step for Rapid’s open-hearted granulator technology

The 600-Series is the largest of Rapid’s open-hearted range of easy access granulators. These allow cleaning and maintenance time to be reduced by up to 50%, without compromising safety or regrind quality. (Photo: Rapid Granulator AB)Chicago (IL), June 23, 2009 - The biggest ever open-hearted granulator, the new 600-Series from Rapid Granulator, was launched today to the American market at NPE 2009. The 600 Series are the largest of Rapid’s open-hearted range of easy access granulators. These allow cleaning and maintenance time to be reduced by up to 50%, without compromising safety or regrind quality.

Rapid Granulator launches RG-Series of screenless granulators in the US market

Specifically designed for beside-the-press grinding of hard and brittle materials, the RG-Series slow speed, screenless granulators feature Rapid’s patented Integrated Metal Detection technology (IMD). (Photo: Rapid Granulator AB)Chicago (IL), June 23, 2009 – Today at NPE, Rapid Granulator unveiled its next generation RG-Series screenless granulators with Integral Metal Detection (IMD) for the US market. The RG-Series is a family of eight basic models ranging from the very small RG-1, dedicated to grinding the smallest sprues and rejects, to the RG-4 Twin, capable of granulating very large injection moldings such as dashboards and bumpers. Of key importance to processors is that integral to these next generation granulators is the latest technology to protect them from damage and ensure operator safety, enhanced capacity and simplified maintenance.

Rapid Granulator Appoints New Distributors for UK and Ireland

“Our customers have always stressed how happy they are with the reliability, superior design and build quality of their Rapid granulators,” say Neal Northwood, Sales Director (on the left) and David Sams, Technical Director (on the right) of PL Machinery Services & Sales. (Photo: Rapid Granulator AB)
December 10, 2008 – Effective 1st December, Rapid Granulator AB, the Swedish-based world leader in plastics granulation technology, has signed up J.L. Goor Ltd, Monktown, Dublin, and PL Machinery Services & Sales Ltd, Barton-Le-Clay, Bedfordshire, as its sole distributors for the Republic of Ireland/Northern Ireland and the mainland UK.

Rapid Silencing System is keeping it quiet in the workplace

One product that is guaranteed not to make a big noise in the marketplace is the Rapid Silencing System (RSS) from Rapid Granulator AB. (Photo: Rapid Granulator AB)November 18, 2008 – Introduced at Fakuma 2008, one product that is guaranteed not to make a big noise in the marketplace is the Rapid Silencing System (RSS) from Rapid Granulator AB, the Swedish world leader in plastics granulation technology. With increasingly stringent noise constraints being applied to the workplace by national and EU regulatory authorities, the RSS offers moulders and OEMs an innovative noise reducing solution.

Next big step for Rapid’s open-hearted granulator technology

The 600-Series is the largest of Rapid’s open-hearted range of easy access granulators. These allow cleaning and maintenance time to be reduced by up to 50%, without compromising safety or regrind quality. (Photo: Rapid Granulator AB)Friedrichshafen, Germany – October 14, 2008 – The biggest ever open-hearted granulators, the new 600-Series from Rapid Granulator, were launched today at Fakuma 2008. The 600 Series are the largest of Rapid’s open-hearted range of easy access granulators. These allow cleaning and maintenance time to be reduced by up to 50%, without compromising safety or regrind quality.

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