Windmöller & Hölscher – New digital printing press for flexible packaging

As the new digital press is based on piezo inkjet technology, it will incorporate the 5601 print-head by manufacturer Xaar (Source: Xaar)
GERMANY • While digital printing is already firmly established in the label and commercial printing sector, flexible packaging continues to be a challenge: An economical and stable digital printing process has yet to be developed. Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) has reached a first milestone in its development project with a machine concept for a new digital…

Windmöller & Hölscher – Expanding market position in 2017

(From left to right:) The Board of the W&H Group: Dr. Jürgen Vutz, managing partner and CEO; Peter Steinbeck, managing partner and chief sales officer; and Theodor Determann, chief financial officer. (Source: W&H)
GERMANY • In 2017, manufacturer of machinery and converting equipment for the production of flexible packaging, expanded its leading market position in all three of its product areas: extrusion, printing and converting.

W&H – Over 1000 installations of the Turboclean Advanced E

W&H claims Turboclean is able to optimize the inking unit and allow the ink to be changed more quickly (Source, W&H)
GERMANY • With over 1,000 systems already integrated into central cylinder machines worldwide, W&H has recently upgraded and supplemented the Turboclean Advanced with a new variant, the E, which features low-maintenance electric pumps. Around 50 units have already been sold since the Drupa 2016, which the company claims is further proof of the high interest in…

Windmöller & Hölscher – 70% lower energy consumption for cast film production

Windmöller & Hölscher claims the Filmex II cast film extrusion line can reduce energy costs for cooling by up to 70% (Source, W&H)
GERMANY • During the production of cast film, the melting process consumes the largest portion of energy during cast film production and cooling is a close second. A new cooling process for cast film production with the Filmex II cast film extrusion line is said to  significantly lower energy consumption by up to 70%. The new…

Windmöller & Hölscher sells 400th “Miraflex” to Danaflex

Windmöller & Hölscher has sold the 400th Miraflex to the Russian packaging producer Danaflex
GERMANY • Windmöller & Hölscher sold its 400th machine from the “Miraflex” type series to the company Danaflex in Kazan, Russia. W&H has supplied the Russian packaging producer since its founding in 2001 until today. Danaflex produces among others packaging material for ice cream, chocolate, pralines, pasta and bakery products.