WaveGrip, manufacturer of beverage multi-packaging solutions, has launched a dedicated machine manufacturing and engineering support service to combine its automation, engineering and global servicing capabilities, including its OEM partners. This new WaveTec service will give all WaveGrip customers access to a network of technical support across both North America and Europe from two international WaveTec Centers — one in Rochester, Mich., and another at the WaveGrip head office in Greenock, UK.
“We are delighted to launch WaveTec in the US,” comments James Griffin Letica’s Manager, Automation & Technical Services. “Our custom engineering technologies take each project from inception to reality in house and this experience will ensure every WaveGrip customer is provided with the support they require for their multi-packing needs.”
Leading plastic conversion and application technology providers, Technoplas and canning lines experts, Palmer Canning, will also deliver automation solutions and support services under the WaveTec umbrella. Technoplas will focus on European customers and Palmer Canning will focus on specialist applicators for craft beer market.
Covering design, build and installation through WaveTec’s cutting edge automation machine shops, the operation will help to ensure the latest issues such as industry 4.0 readiness are an integral part of the service.