21/07/2021 – MEP to head up core components for extrusion
Xaloy adds sales agent in Austria
Xaloy, manufacturer of plasticizing components for injection and extrusion machinery for the global plastic processing industry, announced that MEP technische Handels GmbH has taken over the representation in Austria for “Xaloy” core components and will provide sales, technical support, and rework services for Xaloy screws, barrels and front-end components.
“MEP draws on over 15 years of industry expertise to support our customers in reaching their manufacturing goals and help them maximize quality, productivity, efficiency and profitability,” said Ralf Hilbert, managing director of Xaloy Europe GmbH.
MEP was founded by Stefan Putschögl, who has more than 15 years experience in technical and operational management positions in the plastics industry. After a basic commercial training and a master's degree at a technical college in upper Austria, Putschögl gained eight years of practical experience as a technical sales manager at an Austrian company. In this role, he supported companies in the production, processing and reprocessing of plastics before starting his own company, the MEP technische Handels GmbH, earlier this year. He currently serves as MEP’s managing director.
MEP technische Handels GmbH is the first point of contact for machines and mechanical spare parts for the plastics and wood industries. Customers include compounders and masterbatch manufacturers, injection molding companies and extruders, as well as recycling companies throughout Europe. The company is headquartered in Krems, Austria.
Founded in 1929, Xaloy LLC is a global leader in high-performance machinery components and equipment for the plastics industry. Xaloy has one of the largest screw and barrel design portfolios, world-class manufacturing capabilities and a global sales and customer support team. Xaloy’s deep technological and engineering expertise has helped improve quality and throughput for plastics processors. Among the company's accomplishments is inventing the first tungsten carbide barrel to withstand extreme wear and corrosive environments. Xaloy has manufacturing plants in the United States and Thailand, a sales office in Germany, and a network of sales agents around the globe.