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26 September 2017

Hosokawa Alpine and Atritor announce a joint marketing partnership for Ground Calcium Carbonate

The global leaders in fine milling and drying of GCC, Hosokawa Alpine and Atritor today announced a joint marketing cooperation.

The partnership is on a global basis in this sector and will see Hosokawa Alpine and Atritor co-promoting their equipment. The Hosokawa Alpine ANR vertical wet grinding mill will combine with the Atritor Cell Mill slurry drying and powder coating system to provide the ultimate, total solution to the fast growing market for high quality superfine GCC products.

Paul Woodward, Division Manager Minerals and Metals, Hosokawa Alpine: “We continually strive to offer our customers leading technology solutions for high value industrial mineral processing, with a strong focus on ensuring the highest quality minerals can be produced. We work closely with numerous equipment suppliers to bring comprehensive, full process solutions to our customers, so a partnership with Atritor is a natural step for us to enable customers to produce very fine, dry, coated or uncoated Ground Calcium Carbonate products. This area of the GCC market is growing quickly as more and more customers look to increase the quality of their end products and to enter the market for very fine products.”

David Wilkinson, Director of Atritor: “We are delighted to work with Hosokawa Alpine to bring a total solution for the manufacturing of superfine, coated GCC powders. We have worked in this sector for over 20 years and share Alpine’s belief that this is now a rapidly expanding market and jointly we are in an excellent position to provide the very best equipment to this sector.”