“The Aschaffenburg location will fuel Flexicon’s rapid growth in the region by providing a dedicated German-language staff with full access to corporate resources,” explains Mr. Bourton.
The Aschaffenburg office is headed by Christian Löchler, Regional Sales Manager. He holds an Engineering degree in Plastic Processing Technology from Fachhochschule Darmstadt (University of Applied Sciences), and possesses 20 years of experience in plastics processing, compounding and recycling, most recently as a Sales/Project Engineer for a consultancy specialising in gravimetric and volumetric dosing for granulates, powders and liquids.
At Flexicon he will be responsible for building relationships 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.
“The Aschaffenburg office will have full access to Flexicon’s engineering resources, including details on more than 20,000 installations of Flexicon bulk handling equipment and engineered systems worldwide,” notes Mr. Bourton.
Flexicon is a world leader in bulk handling equipment including: flexible screw conveyors; tubular cable conveyors; pneumatic conveying systems; bulk bag filling, unloading and conditioning machinery; box, drum and container tippers; manual dumping stations; weigh batching systems; and automated plant-wide bulk handling systems integrated with new or existing process equipment.
Flexicon (Europe) Ltd is located in Whitstable, Kent, England, and is a fully owned subsidiary of Flexicon Corporation of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA. In addition to the Kent manufacturing location, Flexicon Corporation owns and operates manufacturing facilities in Brisbane, Australia and Port Elizabeth, South Africa, and maintains factory-direct sales offices in Barcelona, Spain; Santiago, Chile; and Singapore.