Injection machinery maker Billion SA of Bellignat, France, will begin direct sales of its machines in North America.
Injection machinery maker Billion SA of Bellignat, France, will begin direct sales of its machines in North America. The company has tapped OakTree Consulting LLC., Dundee, Mich., a plastics engineering and consulting company, to act as its North American sales and technicalservice arm. Installation and machinery service will be done by Matcom Industrial Installations Inc., Vaughan, Ont. Billion, formerly part of the Mannesmann Plastics Machinery group until 2006, offers fi ve machine lines covering hydraulic, hydromechanical, and hybrid-electric types, with a specialty in multi-component machines (35% of its sales) and long-glass molding. Sizes range from around 40 to 2750 tons. The company has sold two presses for cosmetic packaging in the U.S., and previously had several coinjection press installations in Mexico, says Olivier Crave, general sales manager. Tel: (734) 529-5352 • www.billion.fr