Titan Converting Equipment

Slitting Pretty
April 1, 1998

Options abound for printers seeking to bring the slitting department up to par with newer presses and other primary equipment. by Susan Friedman When it comes to equipment upgrade priorities, package printers have traditionally pushed slitters toward the back of the line. Technology is now in place to end productivity imbalances caused by using older slitters with more advanced pressroom machinery. "The slitting department has become a bottleneck because slitting equipment made in the 1960s has stayed in use while presses, laminators and other equipment are being updated," observes Randy Wolf, sales manager at Titan Converting Equipment, Cumming, GA. On-par productivity Advanced slitter productivity