Kocher+Beck Announces South American Partner
LENEXA, Kan.—The die and rotary tooling specialist Kocher+Beck (www.kocher-beck.com) is extending and strengthening its position in South America with the announcement of a partnership with Vigma S.A., a supplier of rotary tooling equipment in South America. The agreement became active on January 1, 2010.
Vigma S.A. has its headquarters in Buenos Aires, Argentina, a sales office in Buenos Aires, and employs three people. Francisco Xavier Vilas, president of Vigma S.A. has more than 18 years of experience in the label converting industry with a primary focus on solid and flexible die technology.
Frank Hasselberg of Kocher+Beck USA L.P. said: “Kocher+Beck has been active in the Latin American market for many years and South America is especially known as a very competitive and demanding market. Kocher+Beck is now able to support South America with a wide range of products, combined with local service representatives through a group of highly qualified and motivated Vigma S.A. team members. With this partnership, Kocher+Beck has positioned itself for becoming the market leader for the South American label converting industry.”