Advanced Blending Solutions honored

MENOMINEE — Advanced Blending Solutions (ABS) has been recognized as one of the 2017 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch,” an awards program presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business.

ABS will be honored at an awards ceremony during the 13th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business gala event on May 4, in Lansing.

Based in Wallace, ABS is a designer and supplier of material handling, blending, and controls for the plastics industry. “With representatives throughout the country and world, ABS is a fast-growing company committed to providing the best products and services to meet their customers’ unique needs,” the company stated in a press release.

ABS offers high-end gravimetric continuous blenders; extrusion throughput control weigh hoppers; vacuum and pressure pumps for material convey; dust collectors; gaylord box tippers; smart stands to control material distribution; a fully integrated controls system; resin wands; knifegates; static eliminators; flexible and wye-line diverters; angel hair traps; magnet drawers; Moretto dryers; LIAD low-throughput feeders; and custom equipment. All of ABS’s product offerings can be customized to meet customer needs. More information about all of ABS’s offerings can be found at

“Companies making it to the “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” list are a group of second-stage companies. Defined as having six to 99 full-time-equivalent employees and generating $750,000 to $50 million in annual revenue or working capital from investors or grants, these companies form the backbone of Michigan’s economy.