Flexicon (Europe) GmbH, Kent, England — a fully owned subsidiary of Flexicon Corp., Bethlehem, PA, that supplies bulk handling equipment such as flexible screw conveyors, tubular cable conveyors, pneumatic conveying systems, bulk bag fillers, and other related equipment — has opened an office in Cologne, Germany, to provide factory-direct engineering services and technical sales support.

Peter Kalinovski has been named the regional sales manager for the new office. He has 5 years of packaging industry experience, and a background in business development, sales, customer service, and project management. He will also receive extensive on-site training at the company’s European headquarters.

Flexicon owns and operates manufacturing facilities in Brisbane, Australia, and Port Elizabeth, South Africa. In addition to the Cologne office, the company maintains factory-direct sales offices in Dijon, France; Barcelona, Spain; Singapore, Southeast Asia; Jakarta, Indonesia; and Santiago, Chile.