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 offers individual tool solutions. Die-cutting of thick materials places very special demands on the cutting-die.
Marbach ist im Dezember 2020 mit seinem Experience Hub gestartet. Diese Online-Plattform für die Verpackungsindustrie enthält Videos, Animationen, digitale Broschüren sowie Whitepaper zu wichtigen branchenspezifischen Themen. Seit dem Start im Dezember haben bereits zahlreiche Interessenten für die Plattform besucht, da sie dort mit exklusiven Inhalten rund um die Verpackungsindustrie versorgt werden.
Marbach now provides on its new Experience Hub exclusive content and information for interested parties from the packaging industry. In addition to videos, animations and digital brochures, visitors of this page can also download white papers on important industry-specific topics and make direct appointments with a Marbach contact person. Marbach specialists will answer questions via email, chat or phone.
Once again this year Marbach will follow in a long-established tradition: Marbach will make Christmas donations to two aid projects under the motto “donations instead of presents”. When selecting the recipients of the donations, it has been important to the Marbach Management to split the money between internationally well-known and regionally respected institutions. This year, Marbach has donated 7,000 Euro to "Help - Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe e.V." and an additional donation of 3,000 Euro to the "Tafeln Heilbronn" (a food distribution charity). Due to the current pandemic situation, however, the handover of the donations was different than usual this year. One of the donations was handed over online, the other with face masks and at a distance.