The Agents' Meeting for Europe, Asia and Africa took place on 12 and 13 of January. The usual event organized by Uteco Group welcomes the entire sales force of the company, including agents and distributors, and it aims to ensure maximum presence of Uteco across the market, both in terms of sales and service.
50 agents took part in the two days event dedicated to the analysis of the excellent results achieved in the past year (about 3000 installations around the world, orders in 2016 exceeding 130 million, + 24% of orders) and the launch of new challenges and sales targets for 2017. An event meant also to communicate to the network the latest innovations introduced by Uteco with its partners in the field of flexo, gravure, digital, off-set, coating & laminating and leading products: the new Onyx XS Eco-One, the roto Next 450, the new digital Sapphire EVO in collaboration with Kodak, the presentation of the new laminator Rainbow 4.0 and all the strategies for the future.
Some Uteco Partners held a speech during the event, such as Mr Albert van Brink, DG Press Account Manager, which works with Uteco for the rotogravure off-set project; Attilio Borlenghi, from Sapici, manufacturer of glues for the Coating & Laminating; Paolo Nascimbeni, AMS, to the novelties in the field applied to the green LED UV flexo printing. Finally Mario Mucciacciaro, Vice President of Uteco North America, shared his strategy, which enabled the success of Uteco the North American area with extremely positive results in terms of growth, confirming its position as number one market of the Group.
The meeting was a unique opportunity to discuss, to find out the strengths of each one present and to work together in search of solutions for continuous improvement more and more constant. The event was also an opportunity to experience the company on its entirety, with the tour of all the three Uteco plants (including the Excellence Technology Centre ConverDrome) and demos live on the Group's flagship machines.
Other Agents’ Meeting will follow, either for the South American market in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in conjunction with the Feiplastic fair (April 3 to 7) and for the American market in Georgia, in conjunction with the Open House on 22 March at the headquarters of Uteco North America.