Kim Lagos’ Tailor Made Packaging has slowly grown over the last few years supplying fruit and vegie boxes to growers across the state but now with the purchase of a new Century 1650 Die Cutter the business is ready to expand into new areas.
The business, on NSW’s Central Coast, has been kept busy folding and gluing printed boxes supplied through international conglomerates for the produce sector for the last few years.
But Lagos is hoping to pivot into the plain packaging and point-of-sale markets with the new addition.
Lagos is combining the new Century Die Cutter, purchased through Neil Southerington at Graffica, with a large format laminator to offer an expanded product offering and tap into the growing demand for Australian made products.
After lengthy research, Lagos decided on the Chinese-built Century Die Cutter as the feedback from other owners in Australia was extremely positive, and provided assurance to him that the machine could handle tough Australian conditions and was a reliable and value-for-money purchase.
Graffica owner Neil Southerington commended the initiative taken by Lagos with the decision to expand with his own equipment and capitalise on the push for Australian made products.
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