* Dublin-based HB Label Print is the first narrow web converter
in Ireland--and the UK--to install a Mark Andy press with UV LED curing.
According to the research data, the "average" US narrow web converter
producing flexible packaging applications is characterized by the following:
What will determine its success is the ability to respond to the real needs of the narrow web converter
*Vetaphone has added a new web cleaner to its portfolio of products to facilitate single-source supply for all narrow web converters
. The new unit, which can be single- or double-sided, is available in four standard web widths from 13.8" to 22.4" (350mm to 570mm) and has a maximum web-driven operational speed of 820 fpm (250 m/m).
Nordson EDI Japan will deal with sales of dies to extrusion processors, web converters
and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and also take care of final production details of new equipment to foster performance and comply with local requirements.
Kurt Hudson, director of new business development for ACTEGA WIT, said that the ability of label and narrow web converters
to adapt to new markets is helping to spur growth.
The Tidland G690 Leaf Shaft is a global winding solution for narrow to medium web converters
that leverages Tidland's world-wide manufacturing footprint and reputation for high performing winding solutions.
The target, with a headcount of about 317, offers slot coating and flat polymer extrusion dies for plastic processors and web converters
. It also manages additional operations in Cologne, Germany and Shanghai, China.
This expansion will permit new and existing narrow web converters
and printers speedy same day or next day delivery or pick up.
CPS specializes in ERP systems for narrow and wide web converters
with between 20 and 100 concurrent users.
"Despite the recession, we see many narrow web converters
are busy and some segments remain buoyant," said Jonathan Sexton, Sun Chemical's sales and marketing director for screen and narrow web in Europe.