KraussMaffei Italia: Caprara starts as new Managing Director

Tiziano Caprara has taken the position of Managing Director at KraussMaffei Italia. Caprara succeeds Andrea Bottelli, who headed the Italian subsidiary initially for the Netstal brand (now KraussMaffei High Performance) and since 2013 also for the KraussMaffei brand, successfully developing the Injection Molding machinery business in Italy.

Caprara’s expanded portfolio includes injection moulding technology as well as extrusion and reaction technology. KraussMaffei’s Abbiategrasso site (reaction process machinery) continues to focus on engineering and manufacturing white appliance machines and systems. Caprara brings 30-years of international experience in the plastics industry, during which he covered relevant positions such as Business Unit Manager and Global Sales Director for key players.

F.l.t.r.: Davide Pagliarulo, Tiziano Caprara, Tobias Daniel (Source: KraussMaffei)

“Under the leadership of Tiziano Caprara, KraussMaffei will support our Italian customers to master their challenges and optimize their competitiveness with innovative solutions“, said Davide Pagliarulo, Director Sales New Machines Western Europe. “We will further leverage KraussMaffei’s potential by standardising the Sales and Service activities for all our technologies (Injection Molding, Reaction Process and Extrusion) and thus offer our customers the concentrated technical KraussMaffei competence from a single source.”

„Strengthening our team with Tiziano Caprara fits perfectly with our chosen path of consistently placing the customer at the centre of our business, and we are now also tackling this path with momentum in Italy“, said Tobias Daniel, Vice President Sales New Machines and Chairman of the Board at KraussMaffei Italia. “This step also is in perfect alignment with our corporate strategy of always being the preferred partner for our customers with technologically leading solutions, from application consulting to machines and service, thus strengthening KraussMaffei’s position as a leading manufacturer of machinery and systems for producing and processing plastics and rubber.”

“As Italy is a very important market for us, we will continuously expand our local presence and place our customers even more in the centre of all our activities throughout the entire customer life-cycle. Having gained relevant international experience in the industry over the last years, I am glad to dedicate my expertise now to the Italian market,” said Tiziano Caprara. ”I found within KraussMaffei a unique and engaging atmosphere of innovation, confirmed by the announced investments in new production sites and the expansion of our solutions portfolio. I am happy to be an active contributor to this process and to transfer this to the Italian market,” he added.