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30-Jan-2019

New Managing Director of Romaco Kilian GmbH

Matthias Weber has just been appointed as the new Managing Director of Romaco Kilian GmbH in Cologne. He assumed responsibility for the tablet press manufacturer’s sales and operations in January 2019.

Matthias Weber (48) was appointed by the Romaco Group as the new Managing Director of Romaco Kilian GmbH in Cologne (Germany) with effect from January 2019. He will in future be responsible for sales and operations at this seasoned manufacturer of tablet presses for the pharmaceutical, food and chemical industries. Mr. Weber will perform this function alongside Jens Carstens, who has been Kilian’s Managing Director Technology since 2013.

“Matthias Weber is a proven specialist for processing applications in the pharmaceutical industry who knows exactly where our customers’ priorities lie”, explained Jörg Pieper, CEO of the Romaco Group. “With his extensive experience in sales and project management, Mr. Weber has everything it takes to make Kilian products even more competitive in the international arena.”

Prior to his arrival at Romaco Kilian, Matthias Weber worked for various manufacturers and suppliers in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, handling numerous large-scale projects on their behalf around the world. A graduate in process engineering who also has an MBA (Master of Business Administration), he has gained significant managerial experience in the course of his career through executive positions in sales and project management.

“It was the focus on the global pharmaceutical markets that particularly attracted me to Kilian”, Weber emphasised. “Vision, tact and a down-to-earth approach are all vital qualities that will aid Kilian’s future strategic development in the pharmaceutical sector. I have a lot of experience to contribute here and I’m ready to take on entrepreneurial responsibility.”

Romaco Group

Romaco is a leading international supplier of processing and packaging equipment specialising in engineering technologies for pharmaceutical solids. The group provides individual machines and turnkey solutions for manufacturing and packing powders, granulates, pellets, tablets, capsules, syringes and medical devices. Romaco also serves the food and chemical industries.

The Romaco Group has its headquarters in Karlsruhe (Germany) and is part of the Truking Group, a globally operating high-tech enterprise based in Changsha (China). Truking’s core competency is handling and filling pharmaceutical liquids.

Romaco operates from four European business sites, with a broad portfolio comprised of six established product brands. Noack and Siebler (Karlsruhe, Germany) supply blister, heat-sealing and rigid tube filling machines. Macofar (Bologna, Italy) markets technologies for filling sterile and non-sterile powders and liquids. Promatic (also Bologna, Italy) specializes in cartoners, track & trace systems and case packers. Kilian (Cologne, Germany) offers compression solutions for tableting while Innojet (Steinen, Germany) is an innovation leader for granulation and coating.

More than 600 highly skilled and committed Romaco employees are dedicated to the development of future product technologies and to the continuous implementation of internal improvement processes. Romaco’s multi-brand system solutions are sold worldwide through six Sales & Service Centres and a dense network of local agent organisations. Over 12,000 installations delivered by Romaco are currently in use in more than 180 different countries.

For more information about the Romaco Group, visit www.romaco.com

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Last Updated: 30-Jan-2019