DAVENPORT, Iowa, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PCT Engineered Systems was honored to welcome Vice President Joe Biden during his visit to the Quad Cities. Terry Thompson, PCT's President welcomed the visit. "Today serves as a wonderful recognition of the hard work our team puts forth every day. It's important to have a national focus on manufacturing and the role it plays in driving America's economy."
PCT Engineered Systems manufactures BroadBeam electron beam systems that are used in several industries including the printing of food packaging, production of plastic films, and manufacturing of adhesive tape. Electron beam technology is energy efficient, and can reduce consumption by more than 90% compared to standard thermal processes. It also eliminates harmful pollutants such as VOC's (Volatile Organic Compounds) and improves safety for food packaging. These are advantages with global appeal that contribute to PCT's success in exporting the technology.
Export business for PCT has grown substantially in recent years and currently accounts for over 50% of total sales. PCT has recently earned business with customers in Germany, Australia, Mexico, Taiwan, India, Austria, France, Canada, Greece, and Brazil, as well as exporting to several others.
Continued global expansion is a priority for PCT, and will provide a basis for continued expansion and employee growth in the future. Multiple new innovations and machine designs will be featured at the company's exhibit during the upcoming Drupa 2012 trade show in Dusseldorf, Germany, May 3 - 16, 2012. Drupa is the world's largest printing industry trade show.
SOURCE PCT Engineered Systems