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  • 21 Oct 2019

MPS signs new agents in Czech Republic and Hungary

L-R: Béla Hanuszek, B+K Kft; Atze Bosma, CEO of MPS Systems; Bohumir Straka, Macron Systems; Sebastiaan Rakhorst, MPS area sales manager

MPS has appointed new two new agents, B+K Kft in Hungary and Macron Systems in Czech Republic who will now offer its flexo, offset, and hybrid press systems in eastern Europe.

‘We warmly welcome B+K and Macron Systems to the MPS family. I look forward to doing business with both respected parties in Hungary and the Czech Republic,’ said Atze Bosma, CEO of MPS.

B+K Kft, based in Szombathely, Hungary is a family business headed by Béla Hanuszek who has been in the industry for over 30 years. Upcoming plans for the company include a new press installation in 2020, building a local stock of spare parts and the appointment of a local service engineer. 

‘We’re pleased to have Béla back on board. He has proved to be a successful agent who is well-known in the Hungarian market,’ commented Sebastiaan Rakhorst, MPS area sales manager

After signing contracts, Hanuszek and Rakhorst visited customers and prospects in Hungary together with MPS co-founder Bert van den Brink. Rakhors, added: ‘Hungary is a market that has a lot of potential for MPS. With five presses in the field, and Béla as our representative, we are in a strong position to further build MPS presence.’

Also representing MPS is Bohumír Straka of Macron Systems that now expands its narrow web product range with MPS as its first flexo press manufacturer. According to Straka, the hybrid EF Symjet press introduced at Labelexpo Europe in a new 17in (430 mm) width was well received by Czech Republic printers. 

‘Our synergy with both MPS and Domino provides us a strong advantage in consulting, selling and servicing hybrid projects. I’m confident that there are great opportunities for MPS in this area,’ said Straka.

Both new agents received extensive MPS technical and sales training at MPS headquarters in Arnhem, the Netherlands.

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