is able to supply high quality solutions for the corrugated packaging industry offering a wide range of converting machines (rotary die cutters, flexo folder gluers, flexo printing machines) complete with its peripherals (prefeeders, stripper stackers, load formers, pallet dispenser, bundle breakers) and possible handling.
EDF Europe team is made by industry’s professionals located in the main european countries, the headquarter is in Bologna Italy where sales, technical, logistic and administration are based. The team is able to approach any converting problematics by proposing integrated state of the art solutions which perfectly fits in the customer existing organisation.
Edf Europe is the european branch of Dongfang Precision Group specialised in the production of converting machines for the corrugated cardboard and paperboard packaging industry. Edf is in fact the owner of Castaldini brand and know how and can therefore supply turnkey converting solutions.
Borns in the 1970 as a family business. The company specialises from the very beginning in the corrugated field producing binding machines, joggers and pallet presses.
The company follows all the corrugated industry evolutions extending his production range to the design and production of material handling layouts and, during the following years, to the prefeeders and load formers.
The machine range is continuously technologically updated up to reach the actual production range that can be surely considered the state of the art of the corrugated industry in Europe with: stripper stackers, pallet Feeder, palletizers, pallet dispenser, bundle breakers and roller or belt conveyors for the handling.
In the 1997 due to the decision of the property to get retired a management buy out was performed by the people that were working in the company as protagonist since many years. The company has turned today into an industrial manager driven business building the basis for the next century success.
The new management has created the most advanced and prestigious projects as the prefeeder Simple feed (now evolved in Flexyfeed prefeeder) and the load Former Flexypal (surpassed by the new load former Unipal).
During August 2000 the company has moved into the new plant of Argelato (BO). The new factory is about 2600 sqm with 500 sqm of offices permitting to produce several machines simultaneously.
In July 2009 Castaldini became part of EDF Europe the european branch of the chineese group Dongfang Precision specialised in the production of converting machines for the corrugated cardboard and paperboard.
Dongfang Precision Group
Without any doubt it is the Chinese leader in term of rotary die cutters and flexo printers on corrugated cardboard and paperboard. The machines quality of Dongfang Precision Group is known and recognised worldwide and the product range includes: rotary die cutters gears or servo driven, flexo printers slotter, flexo folder gluer (top and bottom printing), high quality printing lines.
Dongfang Precision Group Factory works according the highest european quality and technological standard and supplies a high quality product.