Borche opens new California office, targets west coast at Plastec


Chinese injection molding machine brand Borche continues its North American debut, displaying a machine for the first time at Plastec West (Feb. 12-14; Anaheim Convention Center; Anaheim, CA).

The company's introduction to the North American market began last year with booths at NPE2012 in Orlando and Expoplast 2012 in Montreal. The company is represented in North America by Plastics Plus, a custom injection molder based in Hamilton, ON, which was the first North American company to purchase a Borche machine.

Ken Mermuys, son of Plastics Plus president, Larry Mermuys, said his father settled on Borche machines when he was looking to "buy machines but not go bankrupt." At this time, the company has 15 Borches that it runs in Hamilton, and it has sold 20 more into the North American market, where it has exclusive distribution rights for Canada, the U.S., and Mexico....
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