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Husky opens Moscow facility

Husky Injection Molding Systems has opened a new facility in Moscow, Russia, designed to strengthen local su...

September 14, 2009   Canadian Plastics

Husky Injection Molding Systems has opened a new facility in Moscow, Russia, designed to strengthen local support for customers in Central and Eastern Europe.

According to Bolton, Ont.-based Husky, the facility will provide local PET mold and hot runner refurbishing services to the region.

“Investing in this region gives us the opportunity to better react to the needs of this growing market,” said Volker Neuber, Husky’s vice president, service and sales, Europe, Middle East and Africa. “Our focus is to better support customers by reducing lead times, minimizing downtime and lowering overall operating costs. Husky is dedicated to helping all of our customers achieve this, regardless of their location and language.”

Operational by the end of September 2009, the facility willoffer mold and hot runner inspection, disassembly and assembly, cleaning of manifolds and molding inserts, and mold shoe repair

“Maintaining injection molding equipment helps to sustain the maximum output of quality parts, which is important for any molding facility,” said Christian Kapsamer, Husky’s general manager, Central and Eastern Europe. “The opening of our Moscow facility will allow us to locally service our customers in this region, helping them to implement effective preventative maintenance and refurbishment programs in order to remain competitive and profitable.”


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