Graham licenses blow molding technology from Tahara
Tahara Machinery Ltd. has licensed Graham Packaging Co. LP, to manufacture Tahara’s electrically driven blow-molding machines and market them in Europe
Tokyo-based Tahara said it introduced the first electrically driven blow-molding machine 1994. Graham Packaging will manufacture the machines at its Graham Poland factory and market them in Europe through a Warsaw company, Muehsam-Elektromech Jan K. Muehsam i Wspolnicy Spolka Jawna. York-based Graham Packaging is the largest North American blow molder, The company has 84 plants in North America, Europe, and South America and had sales of $2.56 billion in 2008. Tahara President Katsutoshi Saeki said in a news release that his company would collaborate with Graham Packaging to consolidate Tahara’s position as a cutting-edge producer of electrically driven blow molding machines.