Marbach has been on an expansion course for years. In autumn, Marbach will open its new location in Michigan City, Indiana. The newly created facility in Michigan City will complement Marbach America's current resources at the Marbach site in Charlotte, NC. Preparations to open the new Marbach office are already in full swing.
Comprehensive product portfolio
The Michigan City facility manufactures an extensive portfolio of tools for the packaging industry. In addition to standard folding box tools, Marbach will manufacture high-tech tools on site such as the solidplate, the masterstrip|plate and the lightblanker system. Furthermore, tools for large-format corrugated plants such as the Mastercut 1.7 and 2.1 will be produced in Michigan City.
The establishment of a new location requires highly qualified employees. For this reason, not only the Marbach plant in Charlotte but also the headquarters in Heilbronn will support with personnel at the start of the new Marbach subsidiary. In addition, Marbach is actively looking for employees in the USA.
Fernando Pires, COO: "We recently presented the Marbach company together with the plans for our new production site at a local technical school. Visitor interest was great with participants coming from the CAD, CNC milling and laser cutting sectors. So, it was a perfect match for our requirements."
Moreover, the local economic council of the city of Michigan City is supporting the development of the new Marbach plant.
Experience Marbach Michigan City live
The construction has now been completed, as well as the installation of the latest machines – laser systems, water jet systems, milling machines. In weekly meetings, the project plan was coordinated and this ensured that Marbach in Michigan City could be officially opened in September. In addition to an open house, presentations and plant tours are being planned for customers, other interested parties as well as employees and their families. Visitors can thus experience the new Marbach company in Michigan City and its extensive possibilities live.
Marbach employs 1,500 people worldwide. As an employer Marbach attaches great importance to the health of its employees. Therefore, the company decided to offer its employees attractive bicycle leasing in 2017 at its headquarter in Heilbronn. Recently the 150th bicycle has been leased from Marbach.
Marbach is known in the market for providing individual solutions. So far, manual top knives have not been part of Marbach's portfolio. However, as customer requirements for high-precision manual top knives have become more and more demanding, Marbach has intensively dealt with this topic. The result is tools manufactured in a new production process which optimally meets customer requirements for more precision.
Marbach uses numerous dieboards for its cutting-dies. Depending on the requirements of the order, suitable dieboard material is selected in coordination with the customer. For high demands on the dimensional stability and service life of a tool, the Marbach portfolio includes various dimensionally stable dieboards.
With its innovation pure edge Marbach ensures satisfaction of packaging manufacturers and brand owners. This technology stands for beautiful visible edges for corrugated board packaging and so for sales-boosting presentation of branded products at the point of sale. In addition, pure edge impresses with its durability and permanently consistent die-cutting results.