Since 1986 AND&OR carries out efficient and customized technological solutions for manufacturers in the plastics, bottling and packaging industry. The company’s aim for quality and innovation has been the key for the growing and consolidation of AND&OR as a leader in a most demanding and competitive market day by day.

AND&OR cooperates with customers during all stages of a project: design /engineering, manufacturing, installation, start-up, and after-sales service.

Easy Engineering: What are the main areas of activity of the company?

AND&OR: Our activity is specialized in blow molding sector (plastic bottles and containers) and bottling sector (liquid food and beverage, pharma, cosmetic, detergents, and chemicals).

E.E: What’s the news for 2021 about new products?

AND&OR: In 2021 we released new products in:

  • Mobile robotics: Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR) and Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGV)
  • Packaging: cartoning machine.
  • Beverage packaging: carton collar applicator. It automatically inserts the carton in packs of cans or bottles (replacing the plastic).
  • Preforms sector: Octabin cartons forming, assembling, and conveying.

We plan to launch new products and innovations this year in industry automation.

E.E: What are the ranges of products?

AND&OR: The ranges are:

E.E: At what stage is the market where you are currently active?

AND&OR: The markets we operate are expanding and growing. They are in great need of process automation and improvement in the efficiency of their production lines, given the high competitiveness required.

E.E: What can you tell us about market trends?

AND&OR: The plastics industry is clearly tending to recycling and sustainability. Progressively, the market is developing a global circular economy.

The bottling industry is already using carton to replace plastic in bottles packaging and many other cases.

E.E: What are the most innovative products marketed?

AND&OR: The most innovative products are our mobile robots: Our F series forklift is very versatile, uses natural navigation, can follow variable paths, and is able to pick and deliver pallets in different heights positions.

E.E: What estimations do you have for 2021?

AND&OR: We expect 2021 to be a very good year. We have many projects currently underway, and if everything continues as planned, as vaccination and the travel restrictions decrease, this will boost the sales even more in the second semester.