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LK Systems Inc. (Ladera Ranch, CA), a global manufacturer of injection molding machinery and newcomer to the North American injection molding market, announced the arrival and installation of an eXcel 175-ton injection molding machine. The machine is the first of a three-machine package to be installed at Diamond Line Inc., a manufacturer and importer of floral containers and supplies for the retail floral industry, based in Akron, OH.

Clare Goldsberry

February 27, 2015

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LK Systems announces arrival of first eXcel in North America

LK Systems Inc. (Ladera Ranch, CA), a global manufacturer of injection molding machinery and newcomer to the North American injection molding market, announced the arrival and installation of an eXcel 175-ton injection molding machine. The machine is the first of a three-machine package to be installed at Diamond Line Inc., a manufacturer and importer of floral containers and supplies for the retail floral industry, based in Akron, OH.

The 175-ton eXcel will be followed by the installation of 315- and 600-ton eXcel machines to be used in diverse container and general-purpose applications. Diamond Line has also been signed as the exclusive sales agent for LK injection molding machinery covering the Midwest region. Established in 1977, Diamond Line covers this region with three technical sales people who have nearly 50 years of combined plastics industry experience, said information from LK Systems.

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Shayne Bishop (left), Vice President, Operations, of Diamond Line and Mike Smith, Vice President, Marketing and Sales, LK Systems, shake hands in front of Diamond Line's new eXcel 175-ton machine.

Diamond Line has 130,000-sq-ft of office and warehouse space, and LK is equipped to supply spare parts on immediate notice, and deliver service by LK's staff of two factory-trained service technicians in a timely manner. Shayne Bishop, Vice President, Operations, for Diamond Line, commented, "The shipment, delivery and installation of our eXcel was a logistical dream. Seamless from shipment to installation, we are looking forward to adding this advanced level technology to our machine line."

The introduction of LK's versatile eXcel machine provides high-quality, affordable servo injection molding machines in sizes ranging from 90 to 615 tons.

LK Systems' parent company, LK Technology Holding Ltd., supplies the industry with over 3,500 machines each year and has a global sales network that reaches over 30 countries.

Michael Smith, Vice President, Marketing and Sales, for LK Systems, said, "At LK, we recognize value, performance and reliability are essential for improving [customers'] costs and earnings. We are committed to providing the latest technology options with every machine we build and we will strive to meet our customers' strictest performance requirements and safety standards."

LK Systems will be in booth S-16188 at NPE2015 in Orlando, FL. For more about the upcoming event, visit the NPE Channel.

About the Author(s)

Clare Goldsberry

Until she retired in September 2021, Clare Goldsberry reported on the plastics industry for more than 30 years. In addition to the 10,000+ articles she has written, by her own estimation, she is the author of several books, including The Business of Injection Molding: How to succeed as a custom molder and Purchasing Injection Molds: A buyers guide. Goldsberry is a member of the Plastics Pioneers Association. She reflected on her long career in "Time to Say Good-Bye."

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