Marbach has had its own subsidiary in Mexico since January 2019. Expografica, the most important trade fair for the graphics industry in the Spanish-speaking world, took place in Mexico City from 5 to 8 March. Here, the newly founded company Troqueles Marbach de Mexico had its trade show premiere.
Fernando Pires, COO at Marbach America: "During the 4 days of the exhibition we had more than 120 visitors from all parts of Mexico at our stand. Among them were cutting-die manufacturers as well as numerous printshops and packaging manufacturers."
The visitors could see the Marbach tools not only at the Marbach stand, but also at the Masterwork stand. Here the machine manufacturer exhibited its Promatrix 106 die-cutter. This was equipped with Marbach tools, so that visitors had the opportunity to see them in live operation.
Pires continues: "At our stand we were able to present our Marbach technologies, our services and our extensive portfolio of materials to the interested visitors. An important topic for the audience was single-operation embossing, since this technology is still virtually unknown in Mexico. Curiosity for our solutions was therefore very high in this area. The dynamic stripping without lower pins was also met with great interest. During discussions at the fair, visitors could see for themselves the professional competence of our employees on site. This led to directly to some training enquiries at the fair. Last but not least, a number of Mexican die manufacturers visited the Marbach stand to find out about the range of materials. We are very pleased that we can now offer our customers all these products and services locally in Mexico."
The Expografica has been a great opportunity for the new Marbach subsidiary in Mexico to present its on-site service program, to get known and to establish new contacts. Following on from this success, Marbach has already decided to exhibit again at the next Expografica in 2021.
With its stripping technologies, Marbach has an extensive portfolio on the market for smooth processes and waste-free stripping. An important product, and the basic requirement for a stable stripping process, is the precision set-up aid marbapoint. The male and female strippers are precisely positioned in relation to each other. The marbapoint is therefore a simple and cost-effective way to optimize the setup process.
On the 5th of July 2019 the Family Day took place for the 6th time at Marbach. The theme was "Beach Party - it's summertime". Almost 400 employees and their families gathered on the company premises and celebrated together in bright sunshine.
Marbach is exhibiting - as in previous years - at the FachPack in Nuremberg at the end of September. For Marbach, this coming together of the packaging industry has become an established part of the exhibition year.
Marbach founded a new branch in Tianjin together with the machine manufacturer Masterwork in the summer of 2018. Cutting-dies for the Chinese folding box industry are mainly manufactured at this location. A few months later, Marbach started its new materials subsidiary in Mexico. A production facility in the USA will follow in the summer of 2019. At Marbach all signs point to expansion.