PLAST 2012: Macro Engineering shows off low-shrink extrusion technology


While the focus of Canadian film and sheet extrusion systems supplier Macro’s PLAST 2012 presentation was on the food packaging market and the various models of biaxially oriented film lines which it supplies, the company had an extra trick up its sleeve this time, as well: it chose to launch its newest extrusion line for photovoltaic (PV) sheet production at the show in Milan.

For Macro, the choice of the Milan show was a logical one: the company opened a European facility relatively nearby in Mezzomerico four months ago with the goal to better serve its European customers through sales support, technical service, and future manufacturing.

Says Michele Ingegnoli, the newly appointed general manager at Macro Engineering & Technology SRL: “We’re busy expanding and already expect to start manufacturing after the summer.” His immediate role is to accelerate Macro Europe’s agenda of providing faster technical support, improved after-sales service, and a stronger local sales force in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. ...
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