U.S. Food Processing Company Heat and Control Opens Office in Russia

California-based food processing and packaging equipment maker Heat and Control has opened its first office in Moscow in a bid to expand in the Russian market, Canadian Packaging reported.

By opening the Russian office, Heat and Control “demonstrates its commitment to its customers in Russia, greater northern and eastern Europe, and CIS territories while enabling the company to accommodate its growing local sales and technical support team,” says the company’s CEO for Asia Pacific and Europe, Jim Strang.

“Heat and Control’s global strategy is to grow our business in areas where we will make a positive difference to our customers. Our operational investment in Russia represents a strong commitment to provide direct access to our manufactured equipment, expertise, and support. I congratulate the team that has worked hard to make this office a reality,” he said. “As a global business, we understand the importance of having a local footprint to support our customers. Opening an office in this region shows our commitment to the market and gives customers in Russia and CIS the confidence to work with us,” Strang added.

The office allows Heat and Control to support snack, French fries, meat, poultry, seafood, and other food manufacturers and employs a local workforce.

“We are extremely excited about the opening of our new office in Russia. This office will provide the on the ground support necessary to keep local operations running at maximum efficiency,” adds Esther Mekjan, Heat and Control Regional Sales Manager.

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