Mario A. Cricca - Blister Packaging

Our History

Mario A. Cricca S.A. a firm founded by its present president Engineer Mario A. Cricca started its activity more than 40 years ago in Bragado city in the Province of Buenos Aires Argentina.

We are dedicated in manufacturing and selling Blister Packing Machines, Motion Carton Packing Machines, Parts and Tooling.

Focusing in a high technological profile we made a commitment in the year 2000 with Aylward Enterprises Inc. from the USA to manufacture and sell in Latin America their Automatic Dedicated Feeder

Mario A. Cricca S.A. exports its first Blister Packer Machine 36 years ago to Elter Laboratories in Venezuela, from that moment on we export 70% of our production to more than 30 countries world wide focusing mainly in Latin America and USA markets with resent launching in Europe, Middle East and Asia.

At the present Mario A. Cricca S.A. has three of its own facilities, our manufacturing facility in Bragado, Province of Buenos Aires and two facilities in Martinez, Buenos Aires where we have our main offices, our technical service and our laboratory where we give blistering service to the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Manufacturing

In our Bragado Facility we manufacture all the parts and precision elements required to built our blister machines.
Our plant is equipped with the latest and most modern technology equipment.
In our Martinez facility we add the electronic and the last and final adjustments to our machines.
Our technical service department is based in this facility, composed of specialize engineers and technicians.
In this facility also operates our modern Blistering Service Laboratory and our main office.

Parts

Our parts department covers all the needs required for all the models of MAC Machines. Parts for existing and discontinued models, if we don’t have it, we will make it.

Technical Service

Our technical service is compose of specialize engineers and technicians, ready to travel to any part of the world where a MAC Machine is installed. Final adjustments, start up, general repairs, assistance and training are some of the things our technical department does in a daily bases.

Sales and Marketing

The argentine market and countries limiting it are assisted by our own sales force, in the rest of the world MACSA has representatives or distributors in those countries where we export our products.

Market

We supply our local Argentine market and export 70% of our production, our main markets are Latin America and the USA, with resent launch in Europe, Middle East and Asia.

Pharmaceutical Product Conditioning Laboratory

We have a pharmaceutical product conditioning laboratory according to GMP and the latest local ANMAT disposition No.2819. Our laboratory gives blistering packing and final box packaging for the different pharmaceutical forms and dietary supplements.

Benefits Obtained in purchasing our blister machines

  • Relation between price and quality.
  • Import tax benefits importing in MERCOSUR and NAFTA.
  • Import tax benefits in Latin America against extra zone products through ALADI.
  • GMP norms applicable equipment.
  • Modern and simple technology with easy understanding.
  • More than 30 years experience designing and manufacturing blister packing machines.
  • Assistance in new project start up.
  • Specialize technical service.

Training

In order to have and maintain a high level technological equipment, all our staff specially technicians and engineers assist to permanently training courses.

Our technicians take courses in Weipack from Germany and Aylward Enterprises from USA in order to give the best technical service to their equipment mounted on our blister machines.
All this permits us to be able to give one of the best assistance to our customers and to be in a permanent search of the latest process and technology for our equipment.

La Paz 1151 (B1640CXG) Martínez - Buenos Aires - Argentina / Tel. (54-11) 4717-1095