European alliance for North American thermoforming

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Four leading European companies in their respective fields have formed a technical alliance to provide integrated solutions and support to synergically address the North American plastic thermoforming packaging market.

The alliance, called IFS-Integrated Forming Solutions and unveiled at NPE 2024, is based in Houston, Texas, and includes Italy's MacDue Impianti and T2, the former specialising in industrial automation and the latter in thermoforming machines and tooling; Switzerland's WM Thermoforming Machines, a manufacturer of thermoforming machines, and Spain's Ausil Systems, a supplier of in-line vision systems.