Marbach opened its new location in Michigan City, Indiana. The newly created factory in Michigan City will complement Marbach America's current resources at the Marbach site in Charlotte, NC. At the Open House in September, numerous visitors from the local community and customers from the packaging industry all over the United States were able to convince themselves of the performance capabilities of the newly founded company.
Comprehensive product portfolio
Fernando Pires, Chief Operating Officer of Marbach America: "From now on, we will be manufacturing an extensive portfolio of die-cutting tools for the packaging industry in Michigan City. In addition to standard folding carton tools, we will manufacture high-tech tools such as the solidplate, the masterstrip|plate and the lightblanker system. Moreover tools for large-format corrugated flatbed diecutters will be produced in Michigan City."
Open house Oktoberfest
At the open house Marbach offered its visitors in Michigan City an exciting program in Oktoberfest atmosphere, with German food and drinks. In addition to guided plant tours and presentations on the subject of "die-cutting technology for packaging", also the live production of Marbach tools could be seen.
Marbach creates jobs in Michigan City
Pires: “We are very happy that we could start now with our new manufacturing site. In Michigan City, we have approximately 20 employees at the moment. The goal is to increase the number of employees to 50 in the next 5 years.” Thus Marbach creates new and attractive jobs in Michigan City.
Marbach Die Supplies includes in its portfolio a very special hand tool for simple and fast insertion of waste nicks into cutting rules: the marbanick|2+. This is the follow-on development of the long-standing and time-proven marbanick and marbanick|2.
Marbach has been participating in the world's largest exhibition for the packaging industry, drupa, since 1977. At the upcoming drupa in 2 weeks, from April 20-23, Marbach will again be represented with a booth - but this time virtually. Because of the Corona pandemic, this year's exhibition will take place exclusively online. On the 4 days of the fair, however, everything will center on packaging online.
Marbach Die Supplies has the right solution for every requirement in its portfolio. In the counter plate sector, Marbach offers a comprehensive portfolio of materials for diemakers. From simple creasing matrixes to cutting plates for the production of steel counter plates. However, the top seller in counter materials has remained the same for years: rillma+. But what makes this material so popular?
Marbach is repositioning itself for the future. The company with its more than 20 locations worldwide, has evaluated its position during a one-year-long strategy project. The results are impressive: a new sales structure, the introduction of "Production Centers of Excellence" and new industry management reorganization for the most important target markets: folding carton and corrugated board.