Chinaplas: Davis-Standard focusing on increasing local presence & capabilities in China


Guangzhou, China - For Bob Preston, president and CEO of Davis-Standard, it's a no brainer to have a presence at Chinaplas 2013.

"About 30% of our business is in Asia-Pacific, which is why Chinaplas is important to us," Preston said. "We're committed to expanding the footprint in this area, not just the manufacturing footprint, but also in expanding the capability in areas of service aftermarket and technical support."

Preston emphasized that the company is currently undergoing a transformation. A greater focus has been made on turning the Pawcatuck, CT-based company into more of a global entity.

"We're embracing Asia and making China our home," said Bob Florence, executive VP of global sales and marketing for Davis-Standard. "Bob mentioned we have been investing quite heavily in the transformation of our company and part of that is in Asia-Pacific."...
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