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Rotocontrol appoints new agents

November 17, 2011

Converting Technology NZ Ltd., All Print Technologies and MZ Maquinas now locally represent Rotocontrol.

Rotocontrol has announced the expansion of its distribution network with the appointment of three agents. Rotocontrol’s inspection, slitting, rewinding and die cutting finishing machines are now locally represented in New Zealand, Australia and Brazil by Converting Technology NZ Ltd., All Print Technologies and MZ Maquinas.

"Each of these companies approached Rotocontrol with an interest in locally representing our finishing technology," said Ralph Beier. "With a significant growth opportunity in New Zealand, Australia and Brazil, Rotocontrol is now well- positioned with local sales and technical support by reputable companies. We look forward to mutually successful relationships with all three new Agents."

In New Zealand, an agreement was made with Matthew Richardson of Converting Technology NZ Ltd. With numerous years of narrow web experience, Converting Technology also represents Gallus in addition to Windmöller & Hölscher, elexis AG, and CTM Systems.

Andrew Maxwell, Partner of All Print Technologies, signed an agreement to represent Rotocontrol in Australia. With over 25 years experience in the printing industry, All Print Technologies supplies and supports many leading machinery and consumable brands including Comexi, Eltromat, SDI, Apex, 3M, Tesa, Ake Boose, Recyl, Miller, Randolph Austin and Rotec. Earlier this year, Rotocontrol shipped its first machine into Australia and has received numerous inquiries for additional finishing machines.

Marcelo Zandomenico, owner of MZ Maquinas, is now the Rotocontrol Agent for Brazil. With a significant background in the graphics industry, Zandomenico is also the local Gallus representative and is well-known throughout the Brazilian narrow web market from his career experience with Heidelberg and Gallus. Three Rotocontrol RSC Slitter Rewinder machines are installed in Brazil at Baumgarten, Grafimax and recently Ral Print.

Rotocontrol, which is based in Ahrensburg, Germany, designs and manufactures inspection, slitting, rewinding and die cutting finishing machines for the narrow web industry. According to the company, Rotocontrol offers machines from smaller basic rewinders to feature rich, sophisticated models with multiple options. All utilize S-Drive Servo Technology enabling maximum web control for the most delicate film and foil materials.