SIKORA AG, manufacturer and global supplier of innovative measuring, control, inspection and sorting technology, has appointed TECHFINE Brasil as representative since May 2021. The company supports South American customers with information on SIKORA systems to be used for quality control in hose, tube and pipe extrusion lines.

Bruno Sommer is the General Manager at TECHFINE Brasil. He has more than 20 years of experience with high end extrusion machinery in the South American market mainly focused on pipes and profiles. “SIKORA is an innovative company with a strong product portfolio for quality control to optimize the extrusion process. I see high potential for these advanced technologies in the market as there is great awareness of quality while ensuring a high level of economic efficiency. I am looking forward to a successful collaboration”, says Bruno Sommer.

Bruno Sommer is new regional representative for SIKORA’s hose, tube and pipe customers in Brazil and South America

Bruno Sommer will work in close cooperation with SIKORA BRAZIL. “I am delighted that with Bruno Sommer we have been able to win a well-known partner for further increasing recognition of our products in the South American market. We will benefit from his long-year experience as well as expertise in the area of extrusion machinery for pipes”, says Fernando Ravagnani, General Manager of SIKORA BRAZIL. The Brazilian subsidiary supports customers in Brazil and South America with SIKORA measuring and control technologies for the hose and tube as well as plastics and wire and cable industries. In addition to sales, SIKORA puts a strong focus on service in the entire region by providing technical consultancy and individual service.

For the tube and pipe market, SIKORA offers amongst others the CENTERWAVE 6000, a system based on innovative millimeter wave technology. It measures continuously and completely over 360 degrees of the product circumference the wall thickness, diameter, eccentricity, ovality, the inner profile and sagging of plastic pipes. The CENTERWAVE 6000 is suitable for pipes with a diameter of up to 3,200 mm.

The CENTERWAVE 6000 measures the product dimensions over 360 degrees during the extrusion process

SIKORA AG was founded in 1973 and is today a leading global manufacturer and supplier of measuring and control technology for the wire and cable, hose and tube, sheets as well as optical fiber and plastics industries. With around 300 employees worldwide, 14 international offices and more than 30 regional representatives, the company provides customers with innovative product solutions and individual service.

TECHFINE Brasil, located in São Paulo/Brazil, joined the international SIKORA network on May 1, 2021. Since its foundation in September 2015, the company has been selling extrusion equipment for different segments like construction, packaging or automotive to the South American market. Thanks to the history of its team working for more than 18 years with European leading companies in the high-end machine segment, TECHFINE presents tailor made solutions to each customer’s technical and commercial requirements.