Hannover, Germany -Krauss-Maffei Kunststofftechnik and sister unit Berstorff AG have established a subsidiary in Russia to supply sales and service functions to their customers there. The company, named BKM OOO, is a joint operation of the two units of plastics equipment giant Mannesmann Plastics Machinery.
With the foundation of a joint subsidiary, both companies intend to extend and improve the range of services for their customers in Russia and the neighbouring states. BKM will concentrate on services, like assembly and commissioning as well as modernisation and repairs. An own spare parts stock shall be installed at a future date.