Germany-based blown and cast film equipment maker Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) has set up its own subsidiary in China to act as a service and sales centre.
Windmoeller & Hoelscher Machinery (Taicang) Co. Ltd. offices are located in Taicang, approximately 50 kilometers from the centre of Shanghai.
W&H Machinery (Taicang) will take care of new machinery sales as well as spare and replacement parts for the W&H product line of machinery and equipment for flexible packaging applications, the company said in a news release. Other future services to be offered to Chinese customers will be die-head service and on-site training of customer personnel.
The official opening of the Chinese facility is planned to take place during Chinaplas, to be held in Shanghai from April 23 to 26.
W&H is an international manufacturer of machinery and equipment for the flexible packaging industry. The product line encompasses blown and cast film equipment, flexographic and gravure printing presses, machines for surface finishing and for the processing of paper, films and woven plastic fabrics, as well as FFS (Form-Fill-Seal) packaging systems.