24/10/2014

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Illig Strengthens Presence in the US and Southeast Asia

Illig USA L.P. sales and service station and Illig Far East service station will move into a new, larger domicile or already moved in. Both locations were founded in 1996. Illig USA already moved from the previous Atlanta, Georgia, location to Indianapolis, Indiana - opening day was April 1, 2014. Illig Far East service station will move into its new and considerably larger office at the end of this year, maintaining Greater Manila as location.

Space of more than 500 sqm is provided for Illig USA by the new Indianapolis premises. Besides functional and appropriate offices, a larger stock of spare parts is available now. There will also be a showroom and sufficient space for regular customer training is available. Indianapolis is situated in the center of the American plastics processors. They are located around the sites of US automobile manufacturers. From there Illig USA L.P. delivers spare parts to all Illig customers in the US and Canada and at the same time service is provided from there, too. Illig has been represented in the US for more than 40 years and traditionally there has been a relationship with Midwest Plastic Systems L.L.C., also domiciled in Indianapolis. They are in charge of sales for Illig in the American Midwest. The market situation for ILLG thermoforming lines in the US was very stable over the last years. Currently, there is an especially high demand for high-performance thermoformers for the production of cups of all shapes and sizes.

Illig Far East, the Illig service station in Southeast Asia, will stay in Greater Manila, however, they will move into a considerably larger office.. From there, the service station will centrally coordinate the service for Illig machines within an enormously large area. They are also in charge of on-site service in China, including Hong-Kong and Taiwan, through to Southeast Asia including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam. Over the last years China and Southeast Asia have developed into continuously growing markets for Illig, also with focus on machines of the RDM-K series. In answer to this growth, the Illig Far East service center have continuously increased the number of staff and they intend to hire further service engineers.

About Illig
Illig is a global leading supplier of high-performance production lines and molds for thermoforming plastic materials as well as of solutions for the packaging industry. The company´s product and services portfolio comprises the development, design, fabrication, installation and start-up of complex manufacturing lines and individual components. With branch establishments and agencies in over 80 countries, Illig is locally present in all markets around the globe.

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