10-05-2012: With retrospective effect from January 1, 2012, Coperion s.r.l., Italy, a subsidiary of Coperion GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany, has acquired the majority holding in Weicom s.r.l., Ferrara, Italy. Weicom specializes in weighing, packaging and palletizing technology and supplies to plastics compounders, food processors and minerals industry. Covering the entire spectrum of requirements, the Weicom portfolio comprises electronic weighers, FFS bagging machines, sack filling machines for open-mouth and valve sacks, filling systems for big bags, robot palletizers, pallet securing systems, conveying systems and all relevant after-sales services.
Through this latest acquisition, Coperion has now consistently strengthened its competence as a system supplier to the plastics industry. The Weicom portfolio completes Coperion’s process and value creation chain for the plastics producing and processing industries.