Tools & Production moves into Eastern Europe
Tools & Production (T&P), a manufacturer of rotary punch units, slitters and diecutting equipment for the narrow web market, has appointed Novum Graphics, headed by Larissa Eitner, to represent its products in the Eastern Europe area stretching from Latvia to Russia and the Ukraine.
The move follows sales of six units into the area, including the most recent to a Moscow converter, where it will be fitted to a GIDUE press. All punching requirements for new Mark Andy and Comco presses will be negotiated by Novum Graphics through Variant, the Mark Andy distributor in Moscow.
Tools & Production punch units are manufactured for specific requirements including parking and transit tickets, tea tags and envelopes, pricing labels, and wrist bands. The company also provides units for punching sprocket holes to the continuous stationery and label industries.
Label Traxx expands
into South Asia
US based Tailored Solutions Inc. has appointed Weldon Celloplast Limited, of New Delhi, as its exclusive agent for sales in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka, to market its Label Traxx job management systems.
Weldon Celloplast was founded in 1982 by Harveer Singh Sahni and is a major producer of self-adhesive labelstocks in India. It is a UL certified ISO: 9001:2000 company, offering a variety of customized self-adhesive label materials, specialty tapes and security labelstocks. “This association with Tailored Solutions will bring value to our relationship and offerings to our customers through this unique software,” says Pawandeep Sahni, director of operations.
Tailored Solutions, based in Milwaukee, WI, USA, specializes in automated job management software systems for the printing industry. More than 270 label and commercial printers in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and the Caribbean employ Tailored Solutions’ software to manage and monitor their businesses. The company recently expanded sales efforts in Europe to include a United Kingdom office.
Gerhardt USA, Webmark form business alliance
Gerhardt USA, a die manufacturer based in Dallastown, PA, USA, has announced the formation of a strategic alliance with Webmark Engraving, of Toronto, ON, Canada. According to Gerhardt officials, the alliance will allow Gerhardt USA to focus on magnetic cylinder and flexible die production while continuing to supply high quality rotary dies out of Webmark Engraving.
“This alliance will allow us to concentrate our efforts in the further development of our flexible tooling and magnetic cylinder technology, and expand our capacity to keep up with the tremendous growth and demand for flexible tooling in North and South America” says Bill Reichard, President and CEO of Gerhardt USA.
In addition to producing magnetic cylinders and flexible dies, Gerhardt USA will continue to manufacture high tolerance rotary EDM dies, print cylinders, and anvils.