MPS signs three new agents across South America
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Eric Hoendervangers, MPS Commercial Director commented: “South America is a diverse market that we felt was better supported through increased local representation of MPS press technology and expertise. These three companies are reputable agents who have a proven track record in the industry, and years of established relationships with printers in the countries they represent. MPS now has a solid presence throughout South America.”
Fencsa (Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, and Venezuela)
With extensive experience and a range of high quality products tested in the Latin American market, Fencsa is a leader in the integration of productivity solutions. John Villalobos, the founder of Fencsa, has a professional profile of 15 years’ experience in flexographic printing in positions of technical management, production management and sales management, with direct experience representing MPS previously as an agent.
In addition to MPS, Fencsa represents HCI Converting, Grafotronic AB, Wasberger, and Set Industry among other brands, and offers servo driven presses, inspection and finishing equipment, heat shrink films, flexography consultancy and technical service.
John Villalobos (left)
Coras do Brasil (Brazil and Argentina)
Founded in 1979, Coras do Brasil represents the best in technology, innovation and know-how in flexible packaging, labels, and self-adhesive tapes, with a range of equipment from Atlas Converting Equipment, AVT, Brotech, Maan Group and more.
Gustavo A. Virginillo, Managing Director of Coras do Brasil and the primary contact for MPS presses commented: “With our near 40-years’ experience in this industry, we see significant growth potential for the MPS brand in Brazil and Argentina. In fact, we have already sold the very first MPS EF SYMJET hybrid solution to a printer in Brazil.”
Coras do Brasil is also recognized for local service expertise they give along with their long experience in dealing commercially with key players in the region.
Gustavo Virginillo (left)
Ferrostaal Chile (Chile and Bolivia)
A subsidiary of the Ferrostaal Trading Group, Ferrostaal Chile was founded 1949 in Santiago and is divided into three business units: Industrial Services, Special Projects and Equipment Solutions.
The Equipment Solutions unit acts as distributor and general contractor for the graphic arts and wood processing industry in the Chilean and Bolivian markets, supplying and installing machinery and industrial equipment. This comes hand in hand with a wide range of services as well as consumables and spare parts, thus covering all requirements of the business activities of its customers.
For the graphic arts industry, Ferrostaal Equipment Solutions supplies machinery for the pre-press, press and post-press stages.
Hoendervangers concluded: “With these three new reputable agencies in South America, following the appointment of Printum Concepts as the MPS agent in Central America, and the recent opening of the MPS Systems Asia Sdn Bhd office in Malaysia, our message to the narrow web industry is clear: MPS remains committed to its global growth strategy.”