ITALY • IMS Technologies with its brands Goebel IMS and Laem System, disclosed their strategic partnership at Print4All. Now, the two partnering machine manufacturers announced the commission of two machines by Fibope Portuguesa.
ITALY • The German company offers more than 20 machine types for paper and board, tobacco paper, film, alufoil and aseptic packaging. Two examples of them will be on display at Print4All: Xtraslit 2 and Rapid D1. (Hall 18 Stand E14-F13)
The Rapid D1 slitter/rewinder for the conversion of cigarette and tipping papers, technical papers, board strips for packaging as well as siliconized papers and flexible packaging materials. (Source: Goebel IMS)
ITALY • The subsidiary of BST eltromat International will be presenting a portfolio of quality assurance systems for the web-processing industries at this year’s Print4All show in Milan (Hall 18 Stand L02/M01).
At Print4All, different quality assurance systems including the CompactGuide have been shown on a running Prati rewinder. (Source: BST eltromat International)
USA • Established 30 years ago and still under family ownership, Acucote Inc. of Graham, North Carolina has five regional slitting and distribution plants around the US and currently employs 140 people including a national sales network.
Acucote’s newest RMAP rewinder from Martin Automatic rewinds siliconised rolls of film, paper and paperboard—and even supports the dryer of the coating line
(Source: Nick Coombes)
Italy n Held on the 11 and 12 May at the company headquarters in San Giorgio Monferrato, the “Extending the scope, new technologies for gravure” forum and open house was attended by 180 guests, including 150 worldwide convertors.
Demonstration of the RS 6003C HS gravure press in front of the large audience of participants, Source: Bobst
GERMANY • At the ICE Europe 2017 trade fair in Munich from March 21 to 23, the topics of web guiding actuators and sensors will be in the foreground at the booths of BST eltromat International and its subsidiary BST ProControl in Hall A6, Booth 386.
Indicon-XL is the name of BST ProControl’s software for real-time recording, evaluation and visualization of measurement results in the form of cross and longitudinal sections
GERMANY • Looking ahead to March’s ICE/CCE tradeshow (http://www.ice-x.com) to be held from 21 to 23 March 2017 at Munich’s Trade Fair Centre, the UK-headquartered Atlas Converting Equipment will launch a range of Inspection Rewinder machines to complement the Titan range of slitter rewinders at Hall A6, Stand 245.
Atlas Converting Equipment
During ICE Europe, Atlas Converting Equipment will launch a range of Inspection Rewinder machines like the IR60 at Hall A6, Stand 245
GERMANY • Goebel IMS announced it will be presenting its newest slitter rewinders in Hall 3 at Stand B73. The new primary slitter series is suitable for converting special industrial applications such as capacitor films, battery separator films or thick films for industrial or optical applications.
Goebel will present the newly designed Monoslit series, comprising the Monoslit with a working width of up to 9,000 mm (354”)
AUSTRIA • SML announced it installed a Flexpack extrusion coating and laminating line at its premises in Lenzing. The equipment is located in a separate section of the plant adjacent to conference rooms and a test laboratory.
The machine can handle substrates in the 700 to 1,650 mm (27.5” to 65”) width range with maximum production speeds of up to 450 m/min (1,476 fpm)
GERMANY • Goebel will showcase its range of slitter rewinders for specialty and standard papers, technical papers, board and aseptic packaging materials at this year’s drupa in Hall 10, Booth E61. It will exhibit one of its top sellers, the slitter rewinder T 2.
The slitter rewinders in the T 2 series, also well-known as AP 22 in the aseptic packaging industry, are suitable for converting specialty and standard papers, coated and uncoated papers, board and aseptic packaging papers
GERMANY • Goebel Schneid- und Wickelsysteme GmbH, part of the Italian IMS Deltamatic Group, appointed three managing directors to lead the slitter rewinder and winding machine supplier. The former managing director Andreas Hollmann left the company consensually.
From left to right: Harald Knechtel, Roberta Ghilardi und Dr. Hans-Peter Bauer
CANADA • TC Transcontinental, Canada’s largest printer, added a new Titan SR800 slitter rewinder to its fleet of slitter rewinders operating within its TC Transcontinental Packaging division.
The Titan SR800 slitter rewinder