Karlville Expands Pouch Business Via New European Operation And Global Flat Bottom Pouch Collaboration

Karlville Expands Pouch Business via new European Operation and Global Flat Bottom Pouch Collaboration

New ventures will allow Karlville to expand flexible packaging converting machinery efforts in Europe, Middle East, Africa as well as in the Americas.

Miami, Florida. February 20th, 2018 – Karlville announced that it has opened new office in Switzerland to focus pouch converting machinery efforts in Europe. Karlville Swiss will be managed by Gustavo Guzzi and Gianfranco Locatelli, pouch machinery seasoned managers. Gustavo and Gianfranco join Karlville Swiss to manage flexible packaging machinery sales and service into EMEA. Karlville maintains French operations as main hub for packaging equipment specific to Shrink Sleeve Application, Tape Multipacks and Pouch Filling. Both operations will work side by side, French operations focusing on Packaging and Swiss operations on Converting.


Karlville Swiss’ focus will be to expand sales and service support for EMEA for Pouch Machines, Slitters and Laminators. Karlville Swiss will likewise work hand in hand with Karlville USA to expand new HP Pack Ready efforts in EMEA. Karlville USA will maintain management of Shrink Sleeve Converting globally.


In parallel to new Swiss Company, Karlville collaborates with fabrication partner to expand flat bottom pouch sales. Utilizing Karlville service support in USA and Europe, Karlville will sell and service flat bottom pouch machines. More detailed information on latest line of thermal pouch machines for standard standup pouches, multiformat side gusset and flat bottom pouch can be found on Karlville’s website:


Flat Bottom Pouch Machine | Karlville Expands Pouch Business Via New European Operation And Global Flat Bottom Pouch Collaboration


About Karlville – Karlville is a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging equipment with manufacturing partner operations in France, Germany, Japan, Taiwan and China. Within the flexible packing business, Karlville focuses on pouch, shrink sleeves and end of line tape multipacks. Karlville is a company with U.S. headquarters in Miami, Florida. www.karlville.com


About Gianfranco Locatelli – Gianfranco has held numerous positions with Pouch and Flexible Packaging Machinery companies for last 18 years. Most recently, Gianfranco was Strategic Project and Business Development Advisor at Waterline SA. Previously, Gianfranco held a position at Elba as After Sales Manager and Technical Sales Support. Gianfranco will support Karlville Swiss efforts technically and will be main technical liaison for EMEA customers. New contact detail; gianfranco.locatelli@karlville.com


About Gustavo Guzzi – Gustavo Guzzi has 22 years’ experience in sales and more than 15 years in flexible packaging equipment. Most recently, Gustavo was Global Sales Manager at Waterline SA and will focus on sales and marketing for new Karlville Swiss operation. New contact detail; gustavo.guzzi@karlville.com


Contact – For Karlville information please contact Raul Matos, VP of Sales and Marketing. raul.matos@karlville.com

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