Keene Technology, Inc

KTI Launches Modular Converting Systems
April 30, 2012

Keene Technology Incorporated, a global leader in splicing and turret rewinding solutions for nonstop production in the printing, packaging, and converting industries, will unveil its new Modular Converting Systems line at Labelexpo.

Featured Products - February 2012
February 1, 2012

Featured Products for the the flexographic, narrow-web and package printing industries, including LRD and STR automatic transfer rewinders, upgraded finishing platforms, high-speed slitter inspection rewinders and more

Optimal Options
November 1, 2003

A wide array of quality unwinds, rewinds, and splicers provides converters with endless choices. HENRY FORD'S MODEL T made the automobile a permanent fixture in American society. It was mass produced and the working man could afford it. For all its virtues, however, the Model T had one downfall: there were no color options. "The customer can have any color he wants, so long as it's black," Ford said. Up until about two decades ago, converters dealt with a similar situation, though not as simple as color, when looking to invest in winding and splicing equipment. At the time, manufacturers mostly supplied shafted

The Wind-Up and Pitch
November 1, 1998

Look to press suppliers' suggestions, as well as material and tension specs, to make the best unwind/rewind purchase. By Susan Friedman Why venture beyond the standard unwind/rewind system supplied with a press? For package printers, the mission is often to reach a loftier tier of efficiency, productivity or safety. 'Herb' Herbert, president of CTC International, says CTC frequently sells automatic winding equipment to converters seeking a higher level of press automation. "A printing press will always have an unwind and a rewind. But they are not always automatic, unless specified. What comes standard might be a single-arbor unwind and a single-arbor rewind that must

Sticking to Business
April 1, 1998

Suppliers continue to tweak splicing equipment for enhanced roll throughput and saleability. by Susan Freidman "Splicing technology is pretty straightforward," states Jerry von Gretener, sales manager at Advanced Web Dynamics, Bloomsburg, PA. He's not alone in his statement. Suppliers agree that a splice is well, a splice...and tape is tape. But subtle design and operation adjustments continue the progression of this finishing process. According to "Herb" Herbert, president of West Caldwell, NJ-based CTC, specialists in narrow-web splicing equipment, the main goal of today's narrow-web splicing technology is refinement—polishing the design approach to higher line speeds, splice accuracy, splice mechanism technology and roll handling.