Following the successful start of Koenig & Bauer’s cooperation with Rieckermann in the markets of Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines, the partnership is being expanded to also include Korea with immediate effect. Rieckermann will similarly be taking over exclusive sales responsibility for the Vietnamese market from 1 November 2019.
“To further improve our proximity to customers in the Southeast Asian markets, we have decided to deepen our cooperation with the experienced industrial solutions provider Rieckermann. That is an important milestone on the road to successful participation in the constantly growing market for flexible packaging in the future,” said Dr Peter Lechner, chief executive officer at Koenig & Bauer Flexotecnica.
The partnership expansion was agreed at the Koenig & Bauer production facility in Tavazzano near Milan within the framework of the presentation of the new Evo XC. “In addition to the Evo XD and XG, we were able to gain a first-hand impression of the new very compact and highly productive 8-color CI flexo press. We are convinced that the Evo XC will be very much in demand in Asia,” added Kristian Rieck, director for plastic and converting at Rieckermann.