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Maxcess Invests $1.5 Million in Precision Roll Center of Excellence

Posted February 9, 2015

Chicopee, Mass.-Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry, recently unveiled a $1.5 million Center of Excellence facility in Chicopee, Massachusetts, designed to be an industry-leading manufacturing center for long length and large diameter rolls for the paper, plastic sheet, food and general converting industries.

“We think investing in this complete transformation will be an enormous asset to our organization, as well as our customers,” said Greg Jehlik, CEO of Maxcess. “This is the first step, with plans for our Neenah, Wisconsin facility underway, in an expansive transformation for Webex in how we manufacture our precision rolls, ultimately providing our customers with greater service and shorter lead times.”

Recently integrated under the Maxcess-Webex umbrella, the program was initiated to transform the PFE, Fox and Magnat-Fairview facilities into world-class manufacturing Center of Excellence for Precision Rolls.

“This project is a complete redesign of our existing manufacturing facility, allowing a greater focus on efficiency and shorter lead times for our large diameter rolls," said Glenn Geddis, General Manager for Webex Chicopee. “By combining the talents and expertise of Fox, Magnat Fairview and PFE, we will provide our customers with high quality rolls through a more efficient and effective operation.”

About Maxcess: Maxcess helps the web handling industry maximize productivity with convenient access to innovative products and services worldwide. By bringing together the leading brands of Webex, Fife, Tidland and MAGPOWR, Maxcess has built an unrivaled network of application experts with more than 200 years combined experience to help customers improve efficiency and production quality anywhere in the world.