A major merger in India brings together Rajoo, a leading manufacturer of blown- and cast-film extrusion machinery, with Wonderpack, which makes thermoforming machinery for both roll-fed and heavy-gauge sheet-fed applications.
According to information provided by Rajoo Engineers Ltd. (Gujarat, India), it will integrate Wonderpack Industries Pvt. Ltd. into its company as a separate business unit. Wonderpack will operate as a separate division at Rajoo's facility in Nasik under the leadership of Amit Shah, the founder and managing director of Wonderpack. Shah also will join the management board of Rajoo
Although Rajoo did make thermoforming machinery, it is much better known for its film and sheet extrusion systems. Working together, the companies intend to make a concerted effort to position Wonderpack's machines, as well as Rajoo's sheet extrusion systems, in the global thermoforming market; both companies already have an established international presence.
The official launch of the combined firms will be at the upcoming K 2010 tradeshow. Thermoforming solutions offered will include integrated sheet extrusion/in-line thermoforming lines, thermoforming machines with in-line cutting and stacking, vacuum formers for thick-walled applications, form/fill/seal machines, and more. —Matt Defosse