Coperion Acquires Majority Holding in Weicom
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 supplies to plastics compounders, food processors and minerals industry. 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 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. Coperion and Weicom have for a long time been working together on numerous projects.
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