Author archive for Converter

  • The Key to Rewinding is Strain!

    By Converter on October 25, 2018
    When rewinding there are three main factors to control – Tension, Nip Load and Wind Torque – these forces and torques can be viewed as the stress and strain in the product being rewound. By ensuring they are actively monitored and controlled you will end up with an improved final product, whether it be paper, foil, plastic film, wire or […]
  • Comexi cloud change the way converters manage the laminating processes

    By Converter on October 22, 2018
    The digital revolution has changed the entire world and now is shaking our industry as well. Comexi lamination offers the perfect tool for converters to make the most of the amazing opportunities that the new digital era brings to the converting sector: Comexi Cloud. From now on our customers will keep one step ahead of their competition. This tool will […]
  • Hamilton steals the show at Flexotech Print Awards 2018

    By Converter on October 22, 2018
    Leading UK label manufacturer, Hamilton Adhesive Labels, took gold in the process labels category and went on to steal the coveted overall Supreme Winner award for its outstanding Queni Koi label design at this year’s FlexoTech Print Awards. Hamilton’s distinctive flexographic print fuses rich colour and bold tones with high-end print quality. A silky matte finish was given to the […]
  • It’s All About Converting in Louisville

    By Converter on October 22, 2018
    ICE USA – the leading exhibition dedicated to the converting of paper, film, foil, nonwovens, and other flexible web-based materials in the Americas — will be April 9-11, 2019 at the newly-renovated Kentucky International Convention Center. WHY LOUISVILLE? Moving ICE USA to Louisville brings the leading converting show closer to the heart of the industry. “We had received feedback from […]
  • Monitoring Moisture

    By Converter on October 22, 2018
    MoistTech’s one-of-a-kind near-infrared technology is used in thousands of applications to increase energy efficiency and lower cost. MoistTech Corp.’s sensors and gauges focus on the near-infrared (NIR) region of the electromagnetic spectrum to measure and control moisture from lab to line. Although the discovery of NIR is attributed to William Herschel in the late 19th century, the first industrial application […]
  • Avery dennison presents ‘one solution 4 all’ digital film—and it’s pvc-free

    By Converter on September 17, 2018
    Among the latest materials science innovations from Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions is a PVC-free wrapping film designed to cover a vast range of different applications. Engineered for vibrant colour pop and great conformability, the new MPI 1405 Easy Apply RS™ film accommodates applications ranging from vehicle wraps to challenging textured building surfaces, including brick and concrete blocks.   Oliver Guenther, […]
  • How to Drive Growth with Aicomp’s Newest Configure Price Quote (CPQ) Solutions

    By Converter on September 17, 2018
    During the International SAP Conference for Forest Products, Paper, and Packaging, Aicomp will offer the opportunity to learn about the latest innovations within the industry to boost manufacturing excellence and efficiency. Aicomp is a Platinum Sponsor of the International SAP Conference for Forest Products, Paper, and Packaging from 16 – 18 October in Prague, Czech Republic. “Our VCPowerPack is THE […]
  • New Era Converting Machinery, Inc. Wins 3M Supplier of the Year Award

    By Converter on September 17, 2018
    Award recognizes suppliers who improve 3M’s competitiveness St. Paul, Minn., August 15, 2018 – New Era Converting Machinery, Inc., a leading manufacturer of purpose-built web converting equipment, was honored with the 2017 3M Supplier of the Year Award in recognition of the company’s contribution to improving 3M’s competitiveness. This year, 3M recognized 16 suppliers — among thousands in its global […]
  • No More Self-Rewinding of Labels

    By Converter on September 17, 2018
    Fully automatic winding with Primera’s Winder-Series All manufacturers, who are printing their labels in-house save time when using an un- and rewinder to provide them proper care for further processing. A rewinder is used to automatically rewind printed labels. But for what do you need an unwinder? If you want to use label rolls that are too heavy or have […]
  • Sidel StarLite UltraLight CSD: gaining competitiveness while ensuring great consumer experience

    By Converter on September 17, 2018
    The Sidel StarLite™ family of bottle base solutions is expanding through the StarLite UltraLight for carbonated soft drinks (CSD). As the name suggests, this design allows for an even lighter bottle than the existing solutions in the beverage marketplace. By lowering the product costs, while maintaining the expected level of carbonation, this innovative bottle addresses the hard discount chains’ needs […]