Public Relations Archive 2015
400th MIRAFLEX goes to the Danaflex company in Kazan/Russia.
The success story continues
From the outset, the MIRAFLEX C. I. flexo printing press was met with enthusiasm from customers all over the world. The sales figures increased from year to year. Today, machines of the MIRAFLEX C and MIRAFLEX A type series and, for several months now, the MIRAFLEX S type series are in operation in some 70 countries. Recently, Windmöller & Hölscher sold its 400th machine from this series to the Russian customer, Danaflex, in Kazan, located around 800 km east of Moscow. Since its founding in...
W&H EXPO a Huge Success
More than 1000 Attendees from 61 Countries – Two World Premieres and Several New Developments
„That was the most successful EXPO that W&H has hosted to date. Never before have we had so many visitors in just two days! We received very positive feedback about our new technologies and the event as a whole,” said company management as the EXPO came to a close. W&H showed live demonstrations on a total of 12 machines representing the company’s comprehensive range of equipment for the production of flexible packaging. Two demonstrations were world premieres. The motto of the EXPO was...
Windmöller & Hölscher Presents EASY-CONTROL for FFS Bagging Lines at this Year's ACHEMA Trade Fair
With the new user interface, W&H gives the starting signal for inclusion of FFS bagging technology in the subject "Packaging 4.0" or in the "Internet of Things", as the networking of production machinery is recognized in an international context.
This year, Windmöller & Hölscher presents the TOPAS SL bagging machine at ACHEMA for the first time. The company reports a high level of acceptance of the fundamentally reworked version of the versatile and successful TOPAS series in the market. With more than 2,600 bags per hour, the TOPAS SL is at the global forefront in terms of bagging output - an argument that is convincing a growing number of customers.
The central topic of W&H's ACHEMA presentation this year, however, is the...
Windmöller & Hölscher Hosts In-house EXPO in Lengerich June 10 and 11, 2015
There is more than a year to wait until the next round of trade shows in Düsseldorf begins with drupa, K and interpack. To fill the gap, Windmöller & Hölscher is hosting an in-house EXPO to showcase several new flexible packaging solutions. Under the banner “PACKAGING 4.0”, intelligent, intuitive and integrated technologies will be shown.
The EXPO at W&H will show the possibilities the 4th Industrial Revolution opens for the manufacturing of flexible packaging, with integration of production lines and technical data streams. W&H will respond to the Mega-Trends in the industry and will answer pressing questions about the rising prices of raw materials, scarce resources, price pressure and the challenge of finding qualified workers. As an industry leader in machinery for film extrusion, printing and converting, W&H is in a unique...
Windmöller & Hölscher has latest information on breathable film technology - AD Protex Open House will feature the complete workflow of woven cement sack production
Back in Guangzhou this year, German based Windmöller & Hölscher (D-49525 Lengerich) will inform visitors to Chinaplas 2015 on the latest developments for their blown and cast film lines. Parallel to the exhibition, Windmöller & Hölscher in cooperation with its daughter company BSW Machinery and a local customer will host an Open House to present the complete workflow of woven cement sack production.
Like every year, the Chinaplas, as Asia’s most important event for the plastic industry,...
W&H delivers 300th Palletizing Robot ARCOMAT to the Paper Sack Industry
Factory automation has long become a matter of course for the production of paper sacks and automatic palletizing of the finished sacks is an important part of it. Since 1988 the ARCOMAT from Windmöller & Hölscher has emerged as the world's top-selling paper sack palletizing robot. The 300th machine has recently been sold to a customer in West Africa.
Nowadays, automatic palletizing is a must when it comes to the production of paper sacks. Whereas until the 1980s, palletizing was done manually, the significantly increased productivity of modern multiwall paper sack folding and glueing machines (trade language „bottomers“) can only be utilized efficiently by faster and faster palletizers. At the same time quality requirements call for flat packets - only 10 to 12 sacks per packet is current practice. Both factors have driven the packet...
Windmöller & Hölscher Increases Share of BSW
Walter Häder appointed new CEO of BSW
Lengerich/Westfalia-based Windmöller & Hölscher KG (W&H), a leading international manufacturer of machinery for the production of flexible packaging, has been the majority shareholder of BSW Machinery (Bag Solutions Worldwide) since 2005. On August 1st, 2014, W&H increased its stake in BSW (based in Vienna, Austria and Prostějov, Czech Republic) by acquiring shares previously owned by company founders Thomas Breitenberger, Peter Schmalholz and Günter Wais. With this step, W&H will build an even...
HELIOSTAR S Gravure Press from W&H Emerges as a Best Seller
With the HELIOSTAR S, Windmöller & Hölscher (Lengerich, Westphalia) possesses what many customers consider to be the leading gravure press technology for package printing on the market.
With the HELIOSTAR S, Windmöller & Hölscher (Lengerich, Westphalia) possesses what many customers consider to be the leading gravure press technology for package printing on the market. Since its launch, more than 100 HELIOSTAR S presses have been sold internationally. Success has continued with recent sales in Europe, the Middle East, North America, China and Southeast Asia and with attracting new customers.As a result of the press’s high quality and latest innovations, W&H has been able to...
New CI Flexo Press for high-end, short-run printing
Since the launch of the MIRAFLEX press in 2008, package printers have embraced the high quality print and productivity it delivers. Today there are more than 350 of these presses in production worldwide. With widths up to 1450 mm and speeds between 400 and 600 m/min, the MIRAFLEX can be used for all conventional flexible packaging printing and applications. With the new MIRAFLEX S, Windmöller & Hölscher has expanded the product range with a press designed specifically for smaller packaging,...