Cologne, Germany – Bulk handling equipment & systems supplier Flexicon (Europe) Ltd has opened an office in Cologne to provide factory-direct engineering services and technical sales support to German customers, it was announced 8 June.
Peter Kalinovski has been named regional sales manager of the new office, bringing with him five years of experience in packaging industry.
"Peter’s background, skills and knowledge of our product line will help us better serve the German market,” said Greg Slack, VP global sales, Flexicon Corp.
Kalinovski will be responsible for building relationship with plant engineers, managers and other equipment specifiers in facilities that handle bulk solid materials across the food, pharmaceutical, mineral, plastics and general chemical industries.
He will have “full access” to Flexicon's engineering resources, including details on more than 22,000 installations of Flexicon bulk handling equipment and engineered systems, Slack added.
Flexicon manufactures bulk handling equipment including: flexible screw conveyors; tubular cable conveyors; and pneumatic conveying systems.
Headquartered in Kent, the UK, Flexicon (Europe) Ltd is a fully owned subsidiary of Flexicon Corp. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Flexicon also owns and operates manufacturing facilities in Brisbane, Australia and Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
In addition to the Cologne location, the company also has factory-direct sales offices in Dijon, France; Barcelona, Spain; Singapore; Jakarta and Santiago.