Arburg Celebrating 25 years in the US
United States - Arburg's US subsidiary had two good reasons to celebrate on 16 and 17 June 2015: Together with 245 customers and guests, the company marked the 25th anniversary of Arburg Inc. and also officially inaugurated the new premises for the US headquarters in Rocky Hill, Connecticut.
A high-ranking delegation from the parent company in Germany - one of the world’s leading manufacturers of injection moulding machines - was on hand to join in the celebrations in the person of Managing Partner Michael Hehl, as well as Managing Directors Heinz Gaub (Technology & Engineering) and Helmut Heinson (Sales).
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As part of the opening ceremony, Michael Hehl, Managing Partner and Spokesperson for the Arburg Management Team, offered congratulations on behalf of the entire parent company: "North America is Arburg's largest foreign market, in which we have installed more than 12,000 machines. Our new headquarters in Rocky Hill represents a further milestone in our success story in the US. In addition to the Arburg Inc. subsidiary founded in the US in 1990, we are also represented in North America with the Arburg Technology Centers in California (1993) and the Midwest (2007)."
In this context, Michael Hehl expressed his thanks to the company's customers for the trust they have placed in the family-run company and for the successful cooperation. In recognition of the American team's great commitment over the past 25 years, the Managing Partner presented a commemorative sculpture and certificate to Friedrich Kanz, Managing Director of Arburg Inc. "Our new US headquarters, our infrastructure and our highly motivated team of experts will enable us to further intensify our collaboration with our customers," said Friedrich Kanz, adding: "We are perfectly positioned to enjoy another 25 successful years in the US."
Representing the US plastics industry, William (Bill) R. Carteaux, CEO and President of the SPI industry association, gave a keynote address in which he offered detailed insights into the contribution made by the SPI and the plastics processing industry to the US economy.