Finishing - Conventional
ASL Print FX's Napa, Calif., facility has added a Prati Saturn TE450 slitter/rewinder. Totally flexible and based on the recently developed open-platform technology called Futura, the Saturn range of slitter/rewinders run at high speeds and offer maximum adaptability.
Nobelus LLC has announced that Steve Truan has been appointed as its new chief executive officer. Prior to becoming CEO, Truan worked in various functional areas such as research and development and supply chain, and held leadership roles in sales and marketing.
A new technical paper from Nordmeccanica, Dow, and Enercon discusses solventless laminating, and takes a holistic approach to the process for optimizing adhesion and productivity.
Rotoflex announced it grew sales and aftermarket approximately 30% over the previous year due to strategic management decisions involving increased R&D investments. Additionally, the company revealed it is moving to a new facility in Mississauga, Ontario.
Tom Fitzgerald has been promoted at Koenig & Bauer (US/CA) to the position of director of post-press products and has been appointed to the Board of Directors in the International Association of Diecutting and Diemaking for Director of Member Retention.
Although SpectraGraphics already had two SATURN high-speed slitter inspection rewinders installed and running, it has opted for a third SATURN with FUTURA device featuring FastCut, the automated knife and counter-knife positioning device developed by PRATI.
After updating its Speedmaster XL 106, Digital Color Concepts needed a solution to straighten out bottlenecks. To increase its throughput and alleviate issues it was facing with its 10-year-old diecutting and folding/gluing technology, DCC purchased an Easymatrix 106 CS and Diana Easy 115 from Heidelberg.
Premium Paper Box has installed a SMARTFOLD 1100SL CLASSIC with backfolding capability, giving the company the ability to produce a large variety of structures that include straight line, autobottom/crashlock, and 4&6 corner cartons.
The SMARTFOLD 1100SL CLASSIC X2 was installed and put into production in July 2020 and has given GPA the ability to produce a large variety of simple to complex folding and gluing structures.