After the installation of a die-cutting machine at Marbach at the beginning of July, the preparations for the new training center are running at full speed at the Heilbronn-based die-maker. The official start is planned for the beginning of 2018. Marbach will then offer its customers training on the topics of die-cutting of paperboard and corrugated board. The focus will be on topics such as productivity and the significant reduction of make-ready time.
Sven Zimmermann, innovation and project manager at Marbach: “We are currently becoming familiar with our new die-cutting machine. Product tests are the best way for us to kill two birds with one stone: to test our own products extensively and also to become familiar with the machine. Moreover we are in the process of preparing for our training programme. Although the launch of the Marbach Academy is planned for 2018, the first customers have already been trained.“
Marbach will offer various training programmes under the name “Marbach Academy. More knowledge. More skills.”. All of these will have one thing in common: they will be practice-oriented with the goal of not only informing participants but also providing them with added value. Sven Zimmermann: “Our training will be designed in such a way so that the participants can gain not only theoretical knowledge, but also many skills that can immediately be put into practice. And immediately after the training. Our experienced instructors – all of whom are packaging technicians or application engineers – know exactly what it comes down to in practice.”
The training will leave enough room for requests and questions. The content can therefore be adapted individually to the participants' needs. In this way everybody will be able to profit optimally from their participation.
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.