MachinePoint looks back on a fruitful ANUGA 2018. The leading service provider for the plastics and beverages industries joined Anuga in Cologne from 20th to 23rd March, with a well-attended stand offering the best used machines for sale in the market combined with a one-stop-solution for engineering and consulting services for the industry.
“I am very satisfied with the response we received in Cologne. Not only did we see a large number of requests but we also managed to connect with customers from many different countries,” concluded Martin Smith, Sales Director for Food and Beverages. Of course, guests came from Europe but many of them also from the Americas as well as Asia and Africa. “The discussions confirmed the optimism for the coming year which we had already predicted and gave us an important feedback on how the industry is performing around the globe.”
Numerous customers showed interest in MachinePoint Engineering services, specially targeted for companies looking to expand or upgrade their industrial facilities. The combination of a highly personalized engineering assessment with options for finance makes the MachinePoint Engineering offer very interesting for small and expanding companies. Pablo Rodriguez, Director of MachinePoint Engineering confirms the strong acceptance in the market. “Our services are very much appreciated by entrepreneurs in the beverages and food industries who are looking for a team with a strong engineering background combined with business and sector knowledge, so we can offer them a customized solution. We integrate ourselves into the client’s team as if we were their internal engineering department.”
The feeling of the team is that ANUGA has had a great acceptance in the market this year, which confirms the recovery of the sector and the optimistic outlook for the coming years. The fair was once more a great meeting point for the industry and it is well organized and managed.