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Kocher+Beck strengthens its position in South America

May 4, 2010

Vigma S.A. now represents the die manufacturer in Latin America.

The die and rotary tooling company Kocher+Beck is extending and strengthening its position in South America with the announcement of a partnership with Vigma S.A., a supplier of rotary tooling equipment based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Francisco Xavier Vilas, president of Vigma, has more than 18 years of experience in the label converting industry, with a focus on solid and flexible die technology.

“Kocher+Beck has been active in the Latin American market for many years, and South America is especially known as a very competitive and demanding market,” says Frank Hasselberg of Kocher+Beck. “We are now able to support South America with a wide range of products, combined with local service representatives through a group of highly qualified and motivated Vigma team members. With this partnership, Kocher+Beck has positioned itself for becoming the market leader for the South American label converting industry.”

Kocher + Beck’s headquarters is in Pliezhausen, Germany. The company has a US division – Kocher + Beck USA – based in Lenexa, KS.