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CEM workshop at W&H

For several years, W&H is a regional partner of "Circle of Excellence in Marketing" (CEM), a talent program for excellent marketing students of University of Münster, Cologne University and Freie Univeristät Berlin.  

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W&H once again voted "TOP national employer" by FOCUS business magazine

The major employer ranking by FOCUS business magazine shows which companies in Germany offer their employees exceptional working conditions; and Windmöller & Hölscher was voted "Germany's best employer" in the category "mechanical and plant engineering" among medium-sized companies. This ranking comes as further confirmation of the exceptional results from 2017, when the company was awarded the "TOP National Employer" award seal by FOCUS magazine.

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Kendall Packaging adds 10c MIRAFLEX II AM Press Establishing Two Plants with Identical Platforms

Kendall Packaging has completed the expansion of its Pittsburg, KS plant with the installation of a 10c MIRAFLEX II AM press from Windmöller & Hölscher.  The new press is just one part of a $10 million dollar expansion, which added 59,000 ft2 and state-of-the-art machinery, also including solvent-free laminating and slitting to the existing facility. 

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Efficiency and quality gains through integrated and comprehensive assistance systems concept

At drupa 2016, W&H brought an integrated assistance system to market for the first time. The VISION package combines these systems, with a single operator interface.

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Long-term partnership ‒ Paperbags in Kenya celebrates 50th anniversary

We at W & H are particularly proud if we are allowed to accompany our customers over many years and of the long lasting trust that is placed in us and our technologies. The partnership with Paperbags Ltd, the specialist for bags and sacks from Kenya, is a good example for such a relationship that lasted decades.

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Retrofit blown film lines with TURBOCLEAN

The W & H automation module for faster order changes TURBOCLEAN is now also available as a retrofit solution for existing blown film lines. So far, the module was only available as an integrated part of a new blown film line VAREX II.

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Pamibro – a lasting success story

Ukrainian manufacturer Pamibro has been making paper bags for the construction, chemical and food industries at its factory in the western city of Broshniv for more than 20 years. The manufacturer recently installed a second W&H system, comprising an AM 8125 tuber, an AD 8320 bottomer, two TRANSYSTEMS automated material flow systems and an ARCOMAT 3 palletizer.

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IMAGE-TO-PRINT: Durban, ZA | 14/15 March 2018

The "Image-to-Print" roadshow set up by Janoschka, Windmöller& Hölscher, Siegwerk, Nordmeccanica and Rossini will be stopping for the first time on the African continent next.

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DYNASTAR wins ERA Packaging Gravure Award 2017

On November 07th the new gravure printing press DYNASTAR by W&H was awarded with the “Packaging Gravure Award 2017” by the European Rotogravure Association (ERA) in the category “Innovation”. 

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TURBOCLEAN ADVANCED E with Low-Maintenance Pumps

TURBOCLEAN ADVANCED E is a new sustainable variant with low-maintenance electric pumps.

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Satisfying Rising Quality Demands for Cement Paper Sacks

This article will summarize major current market needs for cement sacks and moreover it will provide machine solutions that allow sack producers to fully meet those identified requirements. 

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Hatsun Agro Product Ltd. in India Orders Varex II and MIRAFLEX II

Hatsun Agro Product Limited (HAP), India’s largest private dairy company, has ordered two W&H machines for its new automated Greenfield project to meet the requirements for milk and curd packaging. 

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W&H vists the Institute of Plastics Processing at RWTH University

W&H vists the Institute of Plastics Processing, part of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at RWTH Aachen University.

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Distiction for W&H-apprentices

Two W&H-apprentices were honored for their distinguished result of their apprenticeship.. 

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10th anniversary of W&H's Hochschultag

In the context of W&H's "Hochschultag" (university students visit W&H) the company presents itself as future employer. More than 60 from Aachen (RWTH), HS Osnabrück, Bielefeld, Paderborn and more came to get an insight in W&H's worklife. Presentations from and discussions with young professionals and executives from different departments were followed by a presentation of W&H's state-of-the-art machines.

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W&H supports DKMS (german bone marrow donor registry)

146 W&H employees registered for the DKMS. W&H payed the costs for every typing made.

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500th MIRAFLEX purchased by Pakistani packaging manufacturer Packages Limited

 From the outset, the MIRAFLEX C. I. flexo printing press was met with enthusiasm from customers all over the world. 

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Indevco Flexible Packaging Adds Third VAREX

The company will add a third 3-layer VAREX to their line up of W&H extrusion and converting machinery in order to support growth in the polyethylene resin industry. 

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Future experts visit W&H

A group visit at the headquarters in Lengerich W&H.

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New apprentices welcomed

Windmöller & Hölscher Academy GmbH welcomed 26 young people to the start of their apprenticeship in August.

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W&H "Fair Company 2017"

Windmöller & Hölscher is aware of the responsibility towards young professionals and is committed to the fair treatment of young people who want to gain practical experience in companies.

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W&H Academy GmbH for all Training Aspects Established

As of 01 July 2017,  Windmöller & Hölscher provides all of its training via the newly founded W&H Academy GmbH.

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Enhance the Productivity and Availability of Older Extrusion lines with Retrofit Solutions

Retrofit solutions are one option for combining progress with cost efficiency.

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Spanish printing company CPM praises the installation process and printing results of its new HELIOSTAR SL

In November 2016, Spanish printer CPM successfully commissioned a new W&H Heliostar SL gravure printing press.

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Summer festival 2017

Saying "Thank You": Summer festival with employees and their families in Germany.

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The TOPAS SL is the fastest running FFS system currently on the market. At interpack 2017, we will present a variety of EASY CONTROL automation and operating modules.

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Serving the growing hygiene market more efficiently

Lower weight per square meter, lower raw material usage, and better mechanical properties even at comparable output rates and speeds - these are strong arguments for producing breathable backsheet film with blown film Extrusion.

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The right sack concept for your production needs

Valve sacks ensure a high filling output; whether paper, woven plastics or plastic film sacks are suited best depends on individual production needs.

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Focus Conversion: New high speed palletizer for paper sacks

The ARCOMAT 3+sets new standards 

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Focus Extrusion: 5-layer is the new 3-layer

5-layer-structures perform better and cost less than customary ones

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Focus Extrusion: Stretch Wrap film – Consistent quality required

Tighter legislation regarding the securing of loads brings new challenges to the market for stretch wrap film.

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In Practice: CONVEX

CONVEX  orders one of the first MIRAFLEX II C lines

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In Practice: NELMAR

VISTAFLEX: Installation at NELMAR Group of Companies

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Varex II - Produkt Change Live

W&H shows a changeover from a collation shrink film to food packaging film live at the K 2016 in just 12 minutes - proof for the enormous productivity gain by intelligent and integrated automation.

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FILMEX II - Consistently Exceptional Film Quality

The new generation cast film line FILMEX II  for stretch-, CPP- and barrier applications achieves excellent productivity and consistently exceptional film quality for optimal downstream processing.

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OPTIMEX - Laminating film for stand-up pouches with only 60 µm

in Düsseldorf we present the OPTIMEX, characterized by an outstanding cost-performance-ratio, as a 3-layer blown film line producing a thin laminating film for stand-up pouches.

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MIRAFLEX II A - The gateway to modern CI-Technology

The MIRAFLEX II A as an entry level line offers all benefits of the new generation: Optimized accessibility, improved ergonomics and sustainability combined with intuitive operation.

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HELIOSTAR II S - the new generation of gravure printing presses

 In Lengerich W&h shows the next generation HELIOSTAR II S in production, which combines high printing quality with outstanding profitability.

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Plastic valve sacks - Innovative ventilation concept

In Lengerich W&H shows two machines for the production of innovative plastic valve sacks, the POLYTEX tuber and the bottomer AD PLASTIC 2, as well as a new high-performance ventilation concept. 

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