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01/11/2019

W&H Express Manufacturing produces Spare Parts in Record Time

In the event of (imminent) machine downtime, machine spare parts are often required in record time. Windmöller & Hölscher has 90 percent of all required original spare parts directly available from stock. But there are also rare consumables or old machine parts that are not stored. The W&H express production closes this gap: Simple to medium complex machine components that have been manufactured to customer specifications (drawing parts), can be rebuilt and delivered in less than 24 hours.

"Our express service for spare parts works in a similar way to an emergency room: the most important thing is to stabilize the patient, i.e. the machine, and keep it alive. This is how we prevent production shutdowns. We get very positive feedback from our customers for the fast immediate help," says Jörg Dellbrügge, Head of W&H Service Logistics. The conventional delivery time for rare consumables that are not stored in stock is two weeks or longer. W&H's express spare parts, on the other hand,...

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12/18/2018

Reduced glue consumption in the Paper Sack Production with Digital Pasting

Packaging specialist dy-pack has reduced its glue consumption in paper valve sack production by up to 30 percent with the digital glue application system from Windmöller & Hölscher. Digital Pasting is part of the AM 8115 DP and AM 8135 tubers as well as the AD 8330 and AD 8370 bottomers.

The German packaging manufacturer dy-pack Verpackungen reduced its glue consumption by more than 30 tons per year with the digitally controlled glue application system for paper sack lines from W&H. In 2008, dy-pack installed its first W&H bottomer with integrated Digital Pasting technology. In 2015 another paper sack line with the innovative paste application system was commissioned... -. Wilhelm Dyckerhoff, Managing Partner at dy-pack: "Digital pasting by W&H reduced our glue consumption by at...

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12/18/2018

"Highly topical and relevant" - First Technology Event for Package Printing

At the first technology event of the W&H Academy in November 2018, 30 customers and partners informed themselves about current market developments and possibilities for optimizing production for package printing in flexo and gravure printing. Theoretical aspects were demonstrated practically live on the presses in the printing technology center. Further events are already planned.

Optimum printing results in the shortest possible time at the lowest possible cost - that is the goal of every packaging printer. With its technology events, W&H offers a format in which the practical challenges of packaging printing, the strengths of the individual processes and the practical consequences for everyday production are discussed. In November, the event covered a wide range of topics, from today's requirements of brand manufacturers to technical topics such as residual solvent...

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