IMS Technologies, the manufacturer of Goebel slitter rewinders, will now be partnered in India by Reifenhauser India. Starting July 2020, Reifenhäuser India will represent IMS’ Goebel, a leading supplier of slitter rewinders, automatic unwinders and rewinders, and inspection machines for the primary and secondary converting segments.
“Considering the rapid growth of the converting business in India, it is necessary for the Group to strengthen its presence in the country further and refine its market penetration strategy. Thanks to this partnership, we will be able to improve our support to the existing customers and to approach the new ones more effectively,” said Marino Ferrarese, Group Sales and Marketing director.
Goebel slitter rewinders are well known in the converting industry for their precision and very narrow width specialty applications for all times of films, laminates, aluminum, and special papers. In addition, LAEM IMS twin-shaft slitter-rewinders for flexible packaging, compact slitter rewinders, and Rotomac food wrapping equipment will be offered to the Indian market through Reifenhauser India.
Reifenhauser India is a 26-year-old joint venture of the Manish Mehta family and Reifenhauser Germany, that sells and services into India first of all, Reifenhauser technology and blown films lines. It also represents more than two dozen leading global brands, including Comexi, AVT, Totani, Pelican, and Bobst label presses. With over 65 employees and 27 engineers in its team, the company has offices in Delhi, Kolkata, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, and Ahmedabad.
Speaking about the new partnership, Manish Mehta said, “IMS Technologies with its brands Gobel IMS, LAEM IMS, and Rotomac represents state-of-the-art technologies in the slitting, rewinding and packaging fields. We are very proud to be their representatives in the Indian market.”