Interview with Mr. Aitor Uranga, International Sales Manager, Macarbox
1. Tell us about your company?
MACARBOX is a solid company integrated in INZU Group, a group of internationally established industrial companies specialised in different areas of machinery and hi-tech machining systems manufacturing. MACARBOX designs and manufactures high performance machinery for corrugated board. The headquarters with modern high-performance facilities are located in the Basque Country, North of Spain. As a result of many years of investment in research & innovation and “in house” development of new technologies, MACARBOX is now able to offer unique innovative solutions for broad spectrum of applications. All MACARBOX´s machines are 100% manufactured in the European Union out of high quality materials of European origin. The productivity and reliability of our machines is internationally recognised.
2. What are your product offerings for the corrugation industry?
We cater a wide range of products for the corrugation industry such as:
- 1. Complete corrugator lines
- 2. Flexo Folder Gluers and Rotary Die Cutters of open/close type
- 3. Flexo Folder Gluers and Rotary Die Cutters of fixed type, with quick set up
- 4. Digital Inkjet Printing Machines
- 5. Digital Laser Cutting & Creasing Machines
3. What is the USP of your products/services?
Macarbox's membership of the powerful INZU Group allows us to share the network of global technical assistance points as well as the technological developments of various industrial sectors (automotive, etc.) that we adapt to our machinery. This, together with our active listening to the improvement proposals indicated by our clients, allows us to be at the forefront of the latest technology in market, machines developed taking into account the needs of our clients.
4. How has COVID-19 impacted your business?
Organisations are facing challenging times at the moment due to the COVID-19 disease. In the industrial sector, lockdown has already resulted in many factory closures, production of machinery halting, and sales of industrial machinery has become tougher than ever with sellers now unable to visit demonstrations prior to purchase. As the world adjusts to life now working from home, Macarbox is implementing remote work capabilities and effective communication solutions to get close to their customers, offering the best possible customer experience.
5. How do tradeshows like IndiaCorr Expo enable industry growth?
IndiaCorr Expo will be a great opportunity to connect the Indian corrugated industry players with the most advanced technology machinery suppliers, promoting the automation of production processes in order to increase the competitiveness and production.
6. What are your views on the growth of the corrugated industry in India?
Due to the COVID-19 impact in the economy and way of life, the exponential growth in e-commerce industry could offer growth opportunities, market vendors should focus more on the growth prospects in the fast-growing segments, while maintaining their positions in the slow-growing segments.