Marbach Werkzeugbau (Tool-Manufacturing) is one of the 17 founding members of the newly established China Thermoforming Association (CTFA). This association aims to promote the development of the Chinese thermoforming industry and consists of both Chinese and international members.
In this context, Thomas Reinhardt, Sales Manager Asia at Marbach, was invited to hold a thermoforming tool training session on November 29th 2017 in Haining, China. Previously, well-known machine manufacturers had already created a good knowledge base for the participants with machine training courses. Approximately 20 visitors, mainly from the Greiner China Group, attended. Thomas Reinhardt: "Our tool training was a complete success. The Chinese participants were very inquisitive and asked a lot of interesting questions."
The focus of this four-hour training course was to introduce Marbach and to demonstrate the high level of control required by a tool manufacturer in resharpening thermoforming tools. It is here that the right measuring equipment is most important. Reinhardt continues: "We are very pleased to be not only a part of CTFA, but also a founding member. We hope that we will be able to make a valuable contribution to the further development of the Chinese thermoforming market and are already looking forward to exciting cooperation with the other members of the association and to future interesting network meetings in China."
Further thermoforming training courses and lectures by Marbach at CTFA are already being planned. In order to position Marbach as an expert in the field of thermoforming tools in China.
Marbach was recently visited by its customer Å&R Carton Lund AB for an audit. Å&R Carton looked closely at Marbach from a number of viewpoints and certified Marbach with a very good performance.
With its marbanick|2 for paperboard tools, Marbach has brought a hand tool onto the market that convinces users with its flexibility and simplicity. Since its introduction in May 2018, Marbach has sold almost 200 of these hand-held devices.
Marbach expands its Die Supplies & Automation division. From 01 February 2019, André Angermeir joins the Marbach team as the new Sales Manager. With Angermeir, Marbach has been able to gain an industry insider with a wealth of experience in the world of cutting-dies.
Marbach expands further. After having opened die production facilities in the USA, Malaysia and China in the past years, Marbach will open a Marbach Die Supplies subsidiary in Mexico in January. From here Marbach will supply materials to Mexican and North American die and packaging manufacturers. In addition, training in the application of technologies will be offered. Marbach's goal is to support the Mexican market in its further development.