By: E&P Staff
Partnering with Switzerland’s Robatech Gluing Technology, Baldwin Technology Co. Inc., Shelton, Conn., has been awarded exclusive worldwide sales and marketing rights for Webtack contact gluing systems for the web offset market.
The companies also will collaborate to develop new gluing technologies, and Robatech Product Manager Juergen Kruse joins Baldwin as gluing systems product manager, operating from Friedberg, Germany.
Baldwin President and Chief Operating Officer Karl Puehringer said in a statement that Robatech contact gluing “perfectly complements our MicroSet contactless gluing and softening products.” Calling contact gluing “the most commonly used technology in the commercial web offset market today,” Puehringer said Baldwin will be able to offer printers and press makers advanced Robaatech systems. Family-owned Robatech’s plant will provide research and development facilities for for web offset products, which the companies will co-brand.