Machinery

Converting Machinery

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Sipa: Injection/compression/stretch-blow molding system

Sipa’s XTREME Sincro, a preform compression molding system with a high-speed stretch-blow molding unit, combines the flexibility of a two-stage system with the convenience of a single-stage system to produce preforms that are said to be up to 10% lighter than even the lightest preform produced by conventional injection molding.
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Award-winning paperboard carton is creased and cut by a digital system.
Machine Case Study
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World’s first Euclid II installed

Italian carton converter Pringraf is in the process of installing in Campochiaro, Italy, the world's first Euclid II, a digital creasing and laser cutting machine.
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A converted converter

Of all the topics of conversation that percolated at the recent Graph Expo in Chicago, one that surfaced frequently was the one about how commercial printers are eyeing the packaging materials market now that their traditional markets—magazines, catalogues, direct sales materials—have been hit so hard by the digital revolution.
Proud owners at McCourt Label pose beside their new digital label press.
Machine Case Study
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Digital label printing opens new business opportunities

McCourt Label of Lewis Run, PA, one of the oldest label printers in the U.S, recently introduced digital technology to their flexo-based label printing business by adding a digital label press.
NIR 6000 Series
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Sensortech: Moisture analyzers

The NIR 6000 Series analyzers provides converting specialists with an effective process management and control tool.
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Garant: Flat, satchel bag making machine

The Matador NG flat and satchel bag making machine from Garant Maschinenhandel (part of The Windmöller & Hölscher Group) produces bread bags, gift bags, die cut handle shopping bags, and snack bags in a wide range of sizes: widths from 2.36-in to 14.96-in, cutoff lengths from 6.3-in to 30-in, and maximum gussets of 5.5-in.
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Enercon: Corona treater improves ink adhesion

Designed to improve ink adhesion on high-speed flexographic presses and digital printing applications, Enercon’s CoronaFlex corona treater meets the diverse needs of narrow web printers by offering flexible integration options, the ability to improve wettability on a wide range of substrates, and an intuitive touch screen that guides operators to improved treating performance.
Machine Case Study
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Eco services help bottler reduce blow-molding energy costs

Implementation of consumption monitoring and process control tools help The Midwest Coca-Cola Bottling Company to significantly reduce blowing pressure and electricity use.
Feature Article
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Emerging print-related digital technologies could be game changers

In this exclusive survey conducted jointly by Packaging World and Cal Poly GrCI, there’s much to be learned about impending changes in the packaging supply chain.
Machine Product Brief
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INX International Ink: Digital narrow web press

The new Komori NW210 inkjet UV digital narrow web press opens the door for label converters, direct mail and packaging printers looking to transition into digital printing.
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Machine Product Brief
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GFI Innovations: Ink dispensing system

GFI Innovations launches the AccuBlend-LV™ Ink Dispensing System for low viscous flexo inks.
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Machine Product Brief
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Colordyne: Digital label printing press

Colordyne Technologies’ upgraded CDT 3600 digital label and tag production system features an enhanced web handling system – powered by Memjet technology – to provide increased speed and resolution, to accommodate a wider range of applications.
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Pearson: Bliss formers

Suitable for heavy or bulk products that are non-self-supporting and at risk of damage when palletized or during transport, Pearson Packaging Systems’ redesigned bliss former product line, including the BF25-GH and BF30-G models, feature: standardization on PackML ; standard scales, pointers, quick release handles, and HMI graphical guided instructions; lube free-bearings, high-reliability mechanical rams, and improved machine accessibility.
Machine Product Brief
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Azco Corp.: Modular punch assembly

Azco Corp. introduces its one-piece modular punch assembly. These units have a punch-and-die design to make custom-shaped cut-outs.
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Agr: Blowmolder management system supports aggressive lightweighting

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #3392! Able to simplify PET bottle production and facilitate aggressive light weight programs, the Process Pilot automated blowmolder management system from Agr International interfaces with the blowmolder to provide precise material thickness distribution management and defect detection for PET bottles while offering hands-off blowmolder control.

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