Milacron, a global leader in the manufacture, distribution, and service of highly engineered and customized systems within the plastic technology and processing industry, till is planning to continue manufacturing Ferromatik injection molding machines at its Malterdigen, Germany manufacturing facility until the end of 2019, longer than originally estimated to meet the increasing demand of customers. Milacron has announced in March, 2016 to transfer injection molding machine assembly and machining from Malterdingen to their new state of the art facilities in the Czech Republic by the end of 2017. Anticipating an increase in customer demand across the whole of Europe due to orders boost until the end of Q1 2018, Milacron will continue production at the Malterdingen facility until the end of 2019. Milacron still plans to transfer manufacturing operations to its new facilities in the Czech Republic.
“Milacron has a proud history in Malterdingen designing, engineering and manufacturing the Ferromatik line of injection molding machines. As I’ve always stated, Milacron will still have a strong presence in Malterdingen even after the manufacturing operations transition to the Czech Republic. Milacron is committed to remain in the Malterdingen area and if there were to be a move it would be within 25 kilometers of our current location. Milacron’s European injection molding machinery business will retain and grow the Engineering, R&D, Service, Sales, Marketing and Aftermarket departments,” said, Denis Poelman, Milacron Managing Director, Injection Europe.
Poelman also added that highly customized and complex machines such as cube molds, PET, co-injection systems and automation/robotics systems will be going through Malterdingen for testing and customization.
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