Montalvo Going Strong at 65

 GORHAM, ME | This year Montalvo Corp. celebrates 65 successful years of providing industry leading electronic web control equipment, brakes, clutches, and other control devices to the worldwide converting industry.

The company began in 1947 when Edwin J. Montalvo, Sr., with degrees in engineering and law, began as a New York City-based manufacturer’s representative. In 1970 he changed careers and introduced his patented, air-cooled, dual disc, multiple-range brakes and clutches. He built the prototypes in his basement and his work revolutionized tension control. From this background, Montalvo founded The Montalvo Corporation in Maine, where the company began producing its electronic tension control systems and load cells. It expanded facilities twice and in 2000 moved into a new, larger manufacturing and office headquarters in Gorham, ME. Edwin Montalvo, Sr., passed away in 1985.

Company president Edwin Montalvo says, “Our focus is on providing innovative, comprehensive web control equipment, upgrades, and solutions for our customers and helping position them for the future with greater productivity and efficiency.”

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