New Agency Agreement

01-Sep-2015Hanlon Consulting Ltd. Is delighted to have formalised an Agreement with Australian company The Parrington Group whose commercial operation, Comtec IPE, is a highly diverse supplier of technology solutions to the plastics industry. Comtec IPE represent many leading suppliers of equipment and materials for the plastics industry and the new Agreement means that many of these businesses now have direct representation in New Zealand through Hanlon Consulting. Foremost among these are:
  • Ritemp Evaporative Mould Cooling
  • Ultra Purge purging compounds
  • Mold Masters mould hot runner technology
  • Priamus injection mould process control equipment
  • Brink BV injection moulds for packaging products
  • Staubli Faverges connector technologies
  • Tampoprint printing technology and equipment.

These products are all focused on meeting the higher technology sectors of the plastics industry, and as such sit very comfortably alongside Hanlon Consulting’s traditional technical consulting activities in the industry, and among clients of manufacturer’s in the industry.

Comtec IPE is also a fine technology partner for Hanlon Consulting in their own right. Through their operations in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Singapore they have many highly experienced personnel and contacts to provide additional resources and solutions for our clients here in New Zealand and off-shore.    


Evaporative Mould Cooling.

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