August 2016 / Folding Carton Industry August 2016

Friedheim for Duran Machinery

Leading manufacturer of folder gluers appoints UK & Ireland agent

Friedheim International has confirmed that it has added another major supplier to its already extensive portfolio – Duran Machinery – a company that offers a range of folder-gluers designed to successfully meet the short, medium and high run production requirements of carton and corrugated packaging producers. With nearly 60 years of experience of operating in the printing and graphic arts sector, 25 of those in designing and manufacturing high quality folder-gluers, Duran Machinery has established the Omega range as one of the leading brands of folder gluers.

Mark Bristow, Managing Director of Friedheim International, says, “The addition of Duran Machinery and its excellent, diverse range of Omega folder-gluers is a clear indication of how seriously Friedheim views its commitment to both the carton and corrugated converting industries. We are conscious of the responsibility this involves and fully intend to ensure that Duran Machinery’s high profile in the UK & Ireland is maintained and full support continues to be provided to all of the company’s existing customers.”

Voicing his approval of the move is John Twigg, who has been representing Duran Machinery for many years and will assisting Friedheim to ensure a smooth transition. He says, “I am pleased to be placing Duran into the experienced hands of Friedheim International. I am sure that the combination of the two will enjoy a very successful partnership in the coming years.”