Montalvo celebrates 70th anniversary


Edwin J. Montalvo Sr. - the company's founder (photo: Montalvo)
Edwin J. Montalvo Sr. - the company's founder (photo: Montalvo)

The Montalvo Corporation (Gorham, Maine), an international specialist in web tension control, is celebrating its 70th Anniversary. Since 1947 Montalvo has had one goal: provide better web control; through its products, service, and support. Founded in 1947 by Edwin J. Montalvo Sr., Montalvo carries on the core principle it was built on: build a product right the first time and back it up with the highest quality service and support. From the invention of the dual disc multiple range air brake and clutch for use in continuous unwinding and winding applications to the latest in advanced tension control technology, Montalvo has continuously brought the newest innovations to the industry for 70 years and proudly maintains this tradition.

Managing director Edwin Montalvo says: “Customers know when they work with Montalvo that they are working with some of the industry’s most talented, most knowledgeable, and most experienced individuals. The respect Montalvo has earned within industry and with its customers continues to drive the company to deliver the finest tension control products, services, and solutions which ensure our customers maximize the performance and capabilities of their applications for years to come.”

CEO Robin Goodwin adds “Montalvo has a strong foundation that has been built over the past 70 years.  Our focus today is leveraging that experience in innovative ways to develop new solutions for both, our existing customers as well as new customers and markets.  We have teams in place throughout North America, Europe and Asia that position us to support customers locally and globally, 24x7. We are very excited about the future and the opportunities that lie ahead.”