MPS Systems Asia expands regional service

109
MPS
Julius Urbano, newly appointed Field Service Engineer at MPS SystemsAsia

MPS announced expansion of its regional presence across Asia. since the company opened its Asia branch in January 2018. Julius Urbano was named the regional service engineer. Urbano will provide pre- and post-installation technical service for MPS presses in the Asia-Pacific region, and support local service engineers of various agents.

Managing director MPS Systems Asia, Tim Klappe, says, “The addition of Julius to our team is an important step in our growth throughout the Asia Pacific region and we are delighted to welcome him on board. We recognize the importance of local service and support, and with this appointment we hope to serve our customers better.”

Urbano has been working as a field service engineer in the printing industry for 18 years. Born in the Philippines, Urbano has lived and worked in several Asian countries and is currently based at MPS Systems Asia, headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Urbano will receive training of MPS flexo, offset and hybrid press technology at MPS headquarters in Arnhem, The Netherlands.

“Our momentum is building quickly. We are recruiting additional service engineers, growing our Asia-Pacific agent representation, solidifying local supplier partnerships, and we plan to establish a demo center here in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,” concludes Klappe.

The impact, resilience, and growth of responsible packaging in a wide region are daily chronicled by Packaging South Asia.

A multi-channel B2B publication and digital platform such as Packaging South Asia.is always aware of the prospect of new beginnings and renewal. Its 16-year-old print monthly, based in New Delhi, India has demonstrated its commitment to progress and growth. The Indian and Asian packaging industries have shown resilience in the face of ongoing challenges over the past three years.

As we present our publishing plan for 2023, India’s real GDP growth for the financial year ending 31 March 2023 will reach 6.3%. Packaging industry growth has exceeded GDP growth even when allowing for inflation in the past three years.

The capacity for flexible film manufacturing in India increased by 33% over the past three years. With orders in place, we expect another 33% capacity addition from 2023 to 2025. Capacities in monocartons, corrugation, aseptic liquid packaging, and labels have grown similarly. The numbers are positive for most of the economies in the region – our platform increasingly reaches and influences these.

Even given the disruptions of supply chains, raw material prices, and the challenge of responsible and sustainable packaging, packaging in all its creative forms and purposes has significant headroom to grow in India and Asia. Our context and coverage engulf the entire packaging supply chain – from concept to shelf and further – to waste collection and recycling. We target brand owners, product managers, raw material suppliers, packaging designers and converters, and recyclers.

In an admittedly fragmented and textured terrain, this is the right time to plan your participation and marketing support communication – in our impactful and highly targeted business platform. Tell us what you need. Speak and write to our editorial and advertising teams! For advertisement ads1@ippgroup.in , for editorial info@ippgroup.in and for subscriptions subscription@ippgroup.in

– Naresh Khanna

Subscribe Now

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here