Bindomatic Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Their Largest Production Plant in Portugal
(Stockholm, Sweden, July 1, 2015) – Bindomatic AB, the Binding Efficiency Experts, this year celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of its production plant in Fátima, Portugal. Over the last twenty-five years, Bindomatic has grown the plant from three to more than 50 employees, producing the industry-leading Drop&Go Technology® binding machines and their corresponding covers.
The plant opened its doors May 22, 1990 with its first employee, Humberto Luis, who continues to act as general manager. “I have been here since the beginning and can say with great pride that I work side-by-side with an amazing team of dedicated and diligent employees,” said Luis.
This modernized facility manufactures the Drop&Go Technology® line of binding machines–including the 7000, 9000, 9000EX models –and has the capacity to produce more than 15 million covers per year. In 2014, more than 9 million standard and custom covers were produced as well as the patented binding glue used to make them. In addition, the facility also houses a state-of-the-art maintenance department that services machines from Bindomatic customers and dealers around the globe.
“Our production plant in Portugal is an integral part of our world-wide distribution of cutting-edge binding machines and covers, and has been for a quarter of a century. I continue to be impressed by the output and quality that is clearly a result of hard work and determination by a great group of employees,” said Jörgen Friman, CEO & President of Bindomatic. “With the support of the Fátima community, our goal for the foreseeable future is to continue to manufacture binding products of the highest quality while staying at the forefront of technology and innovation.”
About Bindomatic and Coverbind
Bindomatic AB is a Swedish corporation and technology-leading manufacturer of best-in-class document binding solutions, doing business on a global scale for over 40 years through a vast distributor network as well as wholly owned subsidiaries. The U.S. headquarters are located in Wilmington, N.C. under the trademark Coverbind Corporation. The group is dedicated to providing top-quality business solutions for professional document finishing. They continue to strive to be the world leaders in off-line finishing by supplying best-in-class binding machines as well as unmatched quality with a variety of covers and supplies.