One packaging machine out of every four in the world bears the wording "Made in Italy". This worldwide success can be attributed to their firm roots in a tradition known successfully for finding customized solutions attuned with, not only a global reality, but especially with individual market requirements. In North America, companies have come to value and appreciate the Italian custom made solutions which have given them the best quality, flexibility and innovation found anywhere. The major industries which buy Italian machinery are the food and beverage industry (40%), pharmaceutical/ cosmetics/toiletries industry (approx. 20%) and the chemical/petrochemical field (approx. 10%).