February 12, 2008 — /Buchanan, MI/ — The Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies group from Bosch Rexroth is pleased to welcome Inter-Strap Packaging Systems to its VarioFlowTM PRO system designer and builder network.
The VarioFlow PRO network is an exclusive resource for turnkey VarioFlow modular conveyor systems and solutions for end-users in the packaging, medical, general assembly, and material handling industries. The network is made up of qualified integrators that participate at either the premier, certified, or associate tier of the program based upon eligibility and certification requirements. Members of the network are equipped to efficiently provide end-users with high quality VarioFlow system solutions.
Inter-Strap Packaging Systems, headquartered in Puerto Rico, has successfully completed factory certification training and participates at the certified member level of the network. Inter-Strap is a packaging machinery and components leader, providing total packaging solutions to Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, Mexico, and Latin America.
“As a member of the VarioFlow PRO network, we have added flexibility, engineering knowledge, and expertise to our already successful packaging machine division,” states Antonio Fernandez Salas, engineering manager at Inter-Strap Packaging Systems. “The partnership enables us to offer short lead times for integrated conveyors and controls projects, resulting in greater overall success and service to our customers. This opportunity helps us achieve our goal of becoming a leader in conveyor integration.”
“Inter-Strap is a valuable new addition to the VarioFlow PRO system design and builder network,” remarks Amy Defayette, VarioFlow product manager. “They are dedicated to growing their integration and value-add services, and consequently, their customer base. Inter-Strap is familiar with the key needs of the packaging industry, they are well-versed in VarioFlow technology, and are now fully equipped to provide VarioFlow solutions to the growing market in Puerto Rico.”
About Bosch Rexroth AG
Bosch Rexroth AG, part of the Bosch Group, achieved sales of approximately $6.2 billion in 2006 with over 29,800 employees. Under the brand name of Rexroth, the company offers all drive and control technologies, from mechanics, hydraulics, and pneumatics to electronics and associated service. Over 500,000 customers worldwide utilize Rexroth’s unique technological know-how to implement their innovative and future-oriented systems and machine concepts. The global player, represented in over 80 countries, is an extensive supplier of components and systems for industrial and factory automation and mobile applications.