Updated: Davis-Standard and Jinming sign sales representation deal

Eastern blown-film machinery heads west, and western blown-film machinery heads east in a new deal signed by Guangdong Jinming Machinery Co. Ltd. and Davis-Standard. Jinming is now the sales representative for the Davis-Standard blown film product line in Asian markets, excluding Russia and the European Union, while Davis-Standard has become the exclusive distributor of Jinming's blown-film product line in Europe, including Russia, as well as Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and North and South America.

Davis-Standard CEO Robert Preston said the deal will augment the number of products and service capabilities of his company in Asia. Fred Pereira, Davis-Standard's Asia Pacific president said the companies anticipate jointly developing products. A Davis-Standard spokesperson told PlasticsToday that the company is continuing to expand its operations in Asia and has added a "significant" number of resources in the region. "Blown Film is one business of many within the Davis-Standard product offering," the spokesperson said, "and the company will continue to focus on growing sales, service and manufacturing in the region for all its product platforms."...

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