Mag-Plastic Machinery SA, the Swiss maker of PET stretch blow molding machines, has entered into a deal with Italy-based Sistec srl to integrate Sistec presses for large PET containers into the Mag-Plastic portfolio.
Mag-Plastic now offers machines to blow mold PET containers up to 20 liters (5.2 gallons), and also increase the cavitation of its machines up to 10 cavities.
The Sistec machines formerly were sold under the Alkam brand name. Sistec's technical experts will continue to work on new technology. Mag-Plastic will be in charge of marketing and technical support.
Mag-Plastic, based in Vouvry, Switzerland, has sold more than 800 machines around the world. Sistec is based in Pordenone, Italy.
Mag-Plastic's U.S. operation, Mag-Plastic Machinery Inc., is in West Chester, Ohio.
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