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05/18/2018

First VAREX II nine-layer extrusion line conquers Colombia

The Plastilene Group from Latin America has recently been serving the demanding market for barrier and protective films with a VAREX II nine-layer extrusion line measuring 2,600 in width from Windmöller & Hölscher

The Plastilene Group is one of the leading manufacturers of flexible packaging in the Latin American market. With production facilities in Colombia, Guatemala, and Ecuador, the group employs more than 800 people and has total revenues estimated at USD 150 million. Ever since 2005, this Latin American group has relied on technology and expertise from German machine manufacturer, Windmöller & Hölscher, for its production operations. The Plastilene Group has put a total of 19 W&H lines into...

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04/11/2018

More efficiency through integrated automation and control in the FFS line

Market leader W & H presents new automation and operating concept EASY CONTROL

Machine manufacturer Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) offers a new integrated automation and operating concept for its FFS packaging line (Form, Fill, Seal) with EASY CONTROL, which enhances the efficiency of the line. Higher transparency, ease of use and the integration of the entire FFS line lead to increased efficiency and quality in production. In addition to detailed information on the integrated FFS packaging line with EASY CONTROL and the proven bagging system TOPAS, visitors of the  ACHEMA...

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03/20/2018

W&H expands position as market and technology leader in 2017

In 2017 Windmöller & Hölscher, manufacturer of machinery and converting equipment for the production of flexible packaging, expanded its position as the market leader in all three of its product areas: extrusion, printing and converting. The family-owned company concluded the 2017 business year with a turnover of approximately 835 million euros – the highest in the Group’s history.

“All of the product areas – extrusion, printing and converting – together with the service division, developed positively in the past year,” reports CEO, Dr. Jürgen Vutz. In addition to the established W&H brand and numerous subsidiaries and sales representatives worldwide, the corporate group also includes the specialist for paper bag machines, Garant.

The numerous innovations based on the guiding concept of Packaging 4.0 drive the company’s consistent growth. "To us, Packaging 4.0 means...

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