ENGEL and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Plastic Technology Co., Ldt. (MHI-PT) have made a cooperation agreement concerning the marketing of large-scale ENGEL multi-component injection moulding machines for Japanese customers. The purpose is to distribute ENGEL duo combi-machines with clamping forces 1.000 tons and lower jointly under the brand name "Mitsubishi-ENGEL.
Within the cooperation it will be made use of the sales- and service network of Mitsubishi - one of the leading Japanese injection moulding machine manufacturers. Additionally MHI-PT assumes the project planning and spare part supply for the machines. This agreement should cover new application areas - such as glazing - especially for the automotive industry. "With Mitsubishi-ENGEL duo combi machines we are now able to cover a - for Japanese customers - particularly interesting market segment, says Toshiya Sato, Presidet of MHI-PT. "As world market leader - also for multi component machines - we offer the customers of Mitsubishi a sophisticated and future-oriented machine solution, says Dr. Peter Neumann, CEO of the ENGEL Group.
The ENGEL brand denotes the world's largest manufacturer of injection moulding machines and, at the same time, one of the world's leading plastics processing machine manufacturers. ENGEL manufactures its large scale machines in production plants in St. Valentin/Austria, Shanghai/China and York/USA and has sold 4.000 duo machines until now.