Amsler Equipment Appoints GMK Advisors Inc. to Manage Sales & Marketing in U.S. and Caribbean

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RICHMOND HILL, Ontario, November 29, 2011 – Amsler Equipment Inc., a leading Canadian manufacturer of all-electric, reheat stretch blow molding machines based in Richmond Hill, Ont., has appointed Tom Schneider and Bill O’Day of GMK Advisors Inc., Chicago, to manage the company’s sales and marketing efforts in the U.S. and the Caribbean, it was announced today by Heidi Amsler, sales and marketing manager of Amsler Equipment.

GMK Advisors Inc. was formerly the sales representative for Mag-Plastic Machinery, based in Vouvry, Switzerland, a manufacturer of stretch-blow molding machinery. In September, Mag-Plastic announced that it will no longer manufacture stretch-blow molding machinery.

President Werner Amsler said the appointment is a key part of the company’s aggressive growth strategy in the U.S. “We’re excited about joining forces with one of the industry’s leading machine sales representatives to help position us for future growth,” said Amsler. “Teaming up with GMK will also provide continuity for existing Mag-Plastic equipment customers.” He noted that Amsler blow molders are designed to be compatible with molds currently running on Mag-Plastic machines.

GMK Advisors Inc. will support the sales of Amsler’s broad range of highly-efficient reheat stretch-blow molding machines and auxiliary equipment for production of PET plastic containers for the beverage, personal care, household products, detergent, chemicals, and food industries. The product line includes one- to six-cavity linear machines producing up to 10,000 bottles/hr and 10- and 16-cavity rotary blow molders with output up to 24,000 bottles/hr.

More information on GMK Advisors is available by e-mail at info@gmkadvisorsinc.com or by phone at (630) 357-2008.

About W. Amsler Equipment Inc.

W. Amsler Equipment Inc. is a privately-held Canadian company founded in 1994 by Werner Amsler. The company manufactures state-of-the-art, highly-efficient reheat stretch-blow molding machines and auxiliary equipment for manufacturers of PET containers for the beverage, personal care, household products, detergent, chemicals, and food industries. The product line includes linear machines with output up to10,000 bottles/hr and rotary equipment for up to 24,000 bottles/hr. The company was one of the first to develop all-electric machines which provide users with highly-repeatable processing, energy savings up to 50% vs. hydraulics, and a 75% reduction in maintenance costs.

W. Amsler also supplies complete turnkey blow molding plants, filtration, and filling lines. These products include bottle-inspection units, air compressors, process chillers, mold temperature-control units, blown-dome spin-off trimmers, gaylord dumpers, vacuum conveyors, and blow molds. More details are available at www.amslerequipment.com

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Photo Caption: Pictured left to right are Bill O’Day of GMK Advisors, Eunice Liu of Amsler Equipment, Werner Amsler and Heidi Amsler (both of Amsler Equipment), and Tom Schneider of GMK Advisors.