Evolution in plastic extrusion technology since 1953

Nobody does it like Boston Matthews

The flexible solution - from extruders & downstream equipment to turn-key installations

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Boston Matthews invented the Caterpillar Take-Off in 1953 and changed the extrusion process for ever.

Today with more than 10,000 direct descendants of original "Boston" /"Farris" Puller in the USA alone it is the No.1 Caterpillar Take-Off in the World - the chances are you currently have or at some time in your history had a Boston or Farris Puller as part of your extrusion production machinery (if you have one of these original workhorses did you know that you can still get parts for it !)



Boston Matthews design and manufacture Extruders, Downstream Equipment and Complete Turn-Key Extrusion Lines for a wide range of applications and industries.

We design and manufacture the COMPLETE Extrusion Line from Extruder, Tooling through to the Downstream for single-source supply.

Inventor of the caterpillar take-off

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35,000+ Machines
Around the World

We’re proud to have invented the Caterpillar Take-Off and with many thousands of units in daily operation throughout the world the Boston (or Farris) is the No.1 Puller in the USA and The World.

Proud to have served the USA Plastics Industry since 1953.

Service when you need it

Boston Matthews understand the importance of supporting their customers and constantly looking to improve our service to you.

Training for your people

We welcome the opportunity for your operators to work alongside our Commissioning Engineers for complete and comprehensive training of all the equipment

Installation / Commissioning

Boston Matthews Installation Engineers are available to install the complete extrusion line within your facility.

Ultimate solution / perfect production

Cosmetics

Mono & Multi-Layer Cosmetic "Squeeze" Tube Extrusion Lines

Cosmetic (Squeeze, Soft) Tube Extrusion Lines

Medical Devices and Life Sciences

Medical Devices & Life Science Industry

Precision accurate, repeatable extrusion lines for the Medical Device & Life Science Industry

Medical Devices and Life Sciences

Automotive

Extrusion Lines designed specifically for the Automotive Industry

Automotive

Automotive

HVAC

HVAC

Complete Extrusion Lines for PEX & PB Pipe

PEX and PB Pipe

Rod & Plate

Complete Extrusion Lines for the production of Rod & Plate as used in the Semi-Finished Products and Engineering Polymers Industries

Rod and Plate

Rod and Plate

Re-Sealable Zipper Profiles

Zippers

Specialized Extrusion Lines for the production of re-sealable Zipper profiles used in the packaging industry

Re-Sealable Zipper Profiles

Microduct

Boston Matthews manufacture complete Multi-Layer Extrusion Lines specifically for the manufacture of Fibre Optic Ducting.

Microduct Tube

Microduct Tube

Wire & Cable

Wire & Cable

Extrusion Lines for the sheathing and covering of Wire & Cable

Wire & Cable

Heat Shrink Tube

Boston Matthews design and manufacture complete extrusion lines for the production of Heat Shrink Tubing.

Heat Shrink Tube

Heat Shrink Tube

Flexible and Rigid Profiles

Flexible & Rigid Profiles

Boston Matthews has extensive experience of designing and manufacturing complete extrusion lines for the production of rigid and flexible profiles.

Flexible and Rigid Profiles

I.C Carriers

Complete Extrusion Lines for the production of IC Carrier (Integrated Silicon Chip) Profiles

Heat Shrink Tube

I.C Carrier Packaging

Aerosol Dip Tube

Aerosol Dip Tube

Complete Extrusion Lines for the production of Aerosol Dip Tubing.

Flexible and Rigid Profiles

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