Public Relations

Public Relations


CONVEX/New Zealand orders one of the first MIRAFLEX’’CL lines

In time for the 40 anniversary of the company New Zealand based CONVEX Plastics was one of the first to order a new MIRAFLEX II line in 2016. The new machine is equipped with 8 color decks and comes with a large repeat length of 1130mm and a press speed of 500m/min. It is scheduled to be delivered in June 2017. The MIRAFLEX’’ C will be delivered with state-of-the-art VISION Package for web- and defect inspection, as well as with an inline gravure stand for lacquer application.

“At CONVEX we believe in pushing the boundaries of packaging to deliver what the customer wants”, explains Aaron Collett, Operations Manager at CONVEX. With success: Over the past four decades, CONVEX has evolved from a one-man business with a home-made bag machine making plain   plastic bags in a garage, to an international supplier of innovative flexible packaging solutions, with offices in three countries and 140 employees. CONVEX operates one OLYMPIA STELLAFLEX and PRIMAFLEX CM flexo press...

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Record Numbers for W&H At K 2016

The K 2016 proved beyond expectation for W&H with more than 10,000 visitors to the booth and 1,001 guests making the trip to company headquarters in Lengerich for an in-house EXPO. Positive feedback on the technological innovations and a large number of orders made the show a huge success for W&H.

„We are overwhelmed by the positive reaction of our customers from all over the world. We are incredibly pleased that so many existing and potential customers took the time to visit both our booth at K and the EXPO in Lengerich, just five months after drupa,” said Managing Director, Peter Steinbeck, who is anticipating heavy post-show activity.

 The highlight on display in Düsseldorf was the 5-layer VAREX II blown film line running the intelligent TURBOCLEAN automation module. W&H is the first...

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W&H at K2016

At the opening of the K2016, W&H will reveal the future of film extrusion with the introduction of the FILMEX II cast film line with FPM (FILM PERFORMANCE MONITOR), the VAREX II blown film line with the TURBOCLEAN resin purging system and the OPTIMEX blown film line. W&H will continue with its central theme of “Packaging 4.0 – intelligent, integrated, intuitive”. W&H offers flexible packaging converters intelligent machines with integrated processes and intuitive operation that are already improving efficiency and flexibility in today’s production. Subsidiary W&H Machinery (previously BSW Machinery), which specializes in machinery for the production and converting of PP wovens, will show a CONVERTEX for heat sealed valve sacks at W&H Group’s 1,000+ meter2 booth at the K2016.

FILMEX II, the newest generation cast film line from W&H, will be introduced during the W&H EXPO at the company’s Technology Center in Lengerich. The EXPO will be open during K2016. FILMEX II was designed for the production of stretch, CPP and barrier films and is an intelligent machine – as stated in Packaging 4.0 - that thanks to integrated processes can achieve consistent and reproducible film quality. The integration of the newly-developed FPM combines unique, inline quality monitoring with...

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