Sepro looks to Southeast Asia for expansion

Sepro looks to Southeast Asia for expansion

In yet another step towards growing its business in Asia, French auxiliary equipment maker Sepro Group is opening a sales operation in Singapore, to be managed by Jimmy Teo, a long-time plastics industry veteran. Teo is responsible for expanding sales not only in Singapore, but also Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand as well as South Korea and Japan.

By opening a direct sales office in the region, Sepro signals its ambition to expand its presence and market share in Southeast Asia. Sepro’s other Asian enterprises include Sepro China, located in Shanghai, which opened in 2011. It has and will continue to serve customers In the Greater China Market. Sepro also has a technical service centre in Shanghai, China, and another in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In India, Sepro robots are sold and serviced by Labotek Plastics Auxiliaries India Pvt. The company adds that it is also actively seeking distributors or agents in other Asian countries.

As a supplier of robots, Sepro equips all injection-moulding-machine brands from 50-5,000 tonnes, whether new or already installed. Sepro’s complete solution includes robots with 3, 5 or 6 axes of motion and all are controlled by the same Visual platform.

Jimmy Teo has held senior management and business development positions with several companies, including almost 20 years with Wittmann Battenfeld where he ultimately managed businesses in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.


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