Converting Equipment(29 companies)
Machinery that transforms webs, or rolls of paper or plastic substrates, for later package formation processes, such as slitter/rewinders, coaters, plastic extruders, die cutting machinery and related equipment.
Converting Equipment Companies
ABOX Automation Corp.
ABOX Automation supplies unwind/rewind stands, engineered to be a highly cost effective way to add roll stock capabilities to any converting or packaging line. With an abundance of available options, these units are easily tailored to fit into any situation. Stands can be dancer controlled for motor driven applications or can utilize a variety of brakes or clutches to achieve the desired material tension. Dancer controlled units include speed matching technology that varies the motor speed based on dancer position.
AZCO Corp. offers solutions for complex cutting applications used in converting, along with a broad range of components. Converting equipment line includes laminators and cut-to-length machines, slitters, rotary knife and guillotine assemblies, rotary die stations, web-cutting machinery, unwind/rewind stands, hole-punching machinery, and equipment stands.
B&B Packaging Technologies, L.P.
B&B’s bag and pouch converting equipment features in-line reclosable options. In addition, its top closure system (TCS) can apply reclose features to pre-made bags out of line. The TCS runs up to 55 pre-made plastic bags/min., attaching a top slider or a top press-to-close zipper (PTC) feature. A stand-alone variation of the machine is equipped with an automatic bag aligner.
Butler Automatic, Inc.
The 1000-Series splicer from Butler Automation offers a highly efficient automatic splicing solution for a variety of processes that use large and heavy film rolls, including bag converting, printing, wallpaper production, and more. Butler's 1000 model splicers have been in production for over 40 years, and are designed to provide reliability and durability in converting operations.
Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of the Barry-Wehmiller network, manufactures converting machinery for the tissue, nonwovens, package-printing and bag-converting industries worldwide. Comprehensive product offerings include rewinding, laminating, printing, embossing, perforating and packaging equipment for tissue and towels; folding and converting machines; and a complete range of flexographic printing presses and laser anilox cleaners. Innovative equipment such as the Meridian laser anilox cleaner, which provides a solution for one-pass cleaning that achieves like-new surface conditions at unprecedented speeds, and SteadyPrint, a new anti-bounce feature that enhances customer graphics and total brand imagery.
CMD produces a wide range of converting equipment for trash bag, industrial, and retail bag applications, including non-driven unwinding equipment for converting lines running web widths from 34 to 54-in., as well as center driven unwinds for high-speed roll converting applications that require excellent web tension control. Other converting equipment includes bubble slit sealers, bubble post gusset machines for star-bottom bag making, equipment for die cut trash bags, bag folders for trash and industrial bags, drawtape trash bag equipment, rotary bag sealing equipment, overlapped bag winders, and more.
Coperion & Coperion K-Tron
Coperion K-Tron makes twin screw extruders as well as compounding and pellet equipment used in plastics formation processes. In addition, Coperion manufactures a range of specialty equipment for engineering and forming polyolefins and bio plastics, as well as PVC, EPS and TPE materials.
Davis-Standard offers a comprehensive product line of blown film and cast film extruder machines, as well as complete lines for co-extruded film. Blown film machines are capable of up to 11 layers and products up to 25m in circumference. Choose from a diverse range of components, including SCD 4.0 pancake dies, Vertex side-fed cylindrical dies, Optiflow, or Centrex center-fed cylindrical dies, featuring die lip diameters from 4” to 100”. The air rings portfolio encompasses WesJet dual lip, UpJet elevated dual lip, and the latest Vector® single-inlet air ring with a patent-pending Vector® dual lip, ensuring easy and repeatable setups. Designed for producing innovative food packaging films, construction and agriculture stretch films, medical and hygiene barrier films, industrial films, and bags for heavy-duty applications, among others. Cast film extruding machines include single and twin-screw extruders, specialty, reclaim, medical, and elastomer extruders, supporting both vertical and horizontal coextrusion configurations.
Delta Modtech offers converting equipment including die cutting, laser cutting, lamination and coating machinery, with a focus on medical and pharmaceutical industries applications such as transdermal patch manufacturing. Delta Modtech also makes equipment to manufacture resealable pouches and liquid dispense pouching equipment.
D.R. Joseph, Inc.
The Seal-Cut is designed for applications where seal strength, appearance and reliability standards were not previously obtainable with traditional hot knife slit sealing. Model unit reverses the traditional slit seal process by first sealing and then cutting, avoiding high temperatures which damage the polymer structure, reducing seal temperatures and delivering a clean seal with minimal gauge gain for roll geometry. With flexible sizes and mounting solutions, the Seal-Cut is designed to integrate in-line with blown film lines, printing presses, bag machines and rewinders.
Elsner Engineering Works, Inc.
Elsner designs and manufactures a wide range of automated machinery and converting equipment for the paper, film, foil, and nonwovens industries, including machines for canister wipe nonwovens production.
Enercon offers surface treating solutions for applications including film extrusion, printing, coating or laminating. Enercon offers corona, plasma and flame surface treating. Enercon’s surface treating laboratory serves as a proving ground for new product innovations, with application experts available to help customers determine which technology is best for their application.
Harro Höfliger is a supplier of web processing machines that produce multi-layer products from roll materials for pharmaceuticals, medical and diagnostics. Machines include the PMT, an intermittent platform for web processing for pharmaceuticals, medical and diagnostics and the PMK continuous platform. Both models produce transdermal (TTS) patches, oral dissolvable films (ODF) and diagnostic test strips. Harro Höfliger also makes coating machines for pharmaceutical products.
Karlville Development Group
Karville offers a diverse converting machine portfolio for a wide range of applications, ranging from laminating and coating systems to high-speed turret slitter rewinders. Featured in its line of shrink-sleeve converting machines, the PLUS series of seamers feature a design that eliminates the need for the forming tool. The K2 utilizes a brake on the unwind while the K3 is motorized. The machine has three tension zones, allowing for a dedicated tension zone for the forming section for better lay flat control. The unwind tension zone is now free to add innovations like laser integration or pinhole perforation while the film is flat.
LasX offers a selection of laser modules for converting applications such as scoring, perforating, and engraving paper, film and foil. Systems have different laser wavelengths and output powers, each designed to be retrofitted into existing industrial equipment or integrated by OEMs into their equipment designs. Laser Downweb Module (LDM) is ideal for straight-line or down-web laser scoring, slitting and perforating of roll-fed or conveyed materials such as flexible films, aluminum foils and paper sheets.
Mamata Enterprises, Inc.
Mamata makes converting equipment for the manufacture of pouches the Vegaplus pouch systems offering flexibility to make pouches from unsupported co-ex films. Produces pouches in a variety of formats, including separate top- and bottom-printed film with registration control and pouches with full bleed print. Its modular design allows freedom to adapt to differing conversion needs and process laminated and co-extruded films with equal ease. Converting capabilities include three-side seal pouches, zipper pouches, stand-up pouches with single film as well as separate insert bottom gusseted with print registration control, retort pouches with notch-less rounded corners, side gusseted zipper pouches, flat bottom pouches and more.
Maxcess supplies converting equipment, including rotary die and supporting tools, web guiding products, slitting and winding equipment and components, tension control products, precision rolls, and web vision systems for the converting applications in food and beverage, corrugated, pharmaceutical, personal care, nonwovens and specialty converting applications. Product line is vast and includes guiding controllers and web sensors, lug and air shafts, knife holders, web guide interfaces, flexible die solutions, magnetic cylinders, solid die, print cylinders, AGMA gears, modular slitting positioning systems, electronic slitter positioning and many other products.
Meech offers contact and non-contact web cleaning systems as well as static control systems used in converting applications. All Meech systems incorporate the latest shockless AC static control bars as standard, crucial for comprehensive contamination removal.
Modern Manufacturing Services LLC
Pillar Technologies - An ITW Company
Along with an array of corona surface treaters, Pillar Technologies manufactures a wide range of surface treatment equipment used in converting applications. Pillar’s universal surface treatment options are implemented with interchangeable magazines and ground rolls for operation on conductive, non-conductive, and delicate substrates. Pillar’s VELOCITY™ narrow web surface treatment technology allows for high-quality print on both conductive and non-conductive substrates. The Split Box™ features a surface treatment design used for cast and blown film extrusion applications. Pillar also supplies wide web corona surface treating equipment.
Preco is a specialist in converting equipment including rotary converting platforms, die cutting machines for flexible packaging, and laser machines used in scoring, perforating, micro-perforating and microwave venting of webs. Featured machines include the Web Direction (WD) series machines, which are primarily utilized for micro-perforating, venting and controlled depth scoring applications. Preco’s RCP DL is a rotary converting platform with dual lasers, offering hybrid flexibility in narrow web converting by covering rotary die cutting, rotary die kiss-cutting, laser kiss-cutting and laser cutting for a wide range of materials all on the same unit. The EDP-W automated traveling head system is highly automated, allowing converters to die-cut various types of materials and desired shapes.
PTi Processing Technologies International, LLC
PTi provides mono- and co-extruded sheet extrusion systems designed to cover a variety of sheet applications, including custom and industrial sheet goods. The G-Series® is the newest addition to PTi's line-up of sheet extrusion products, developed to fulfill the need in the global marketplace for a cost effective solution configurable as a compact unit for inline thermoforming or a full length configuration for producing roll stock.
Sealstrip provides easy open and resealable features and retrofit applicators for flexible packaging. Zipper and reclosure applicators from Sealstrip include the FreshPak® applicator, which mounts at the film unwind area of a wrapper, slits the film in the film-flow direction and applies the FreshPak tape over the slit. The mounting is custom designed to fit each individual wrapper. The FreshPak applicator utilizes a smooth simple rotary unwind adding package efficiency, durability, and consistency to the production line.
Ska Fab flame treaters are proven to provide a safe, consistent and reliable solution for effectively surface treating plastic bottles. Surface treatment systems are ideally suited to enhance the adhesion of bottle labels and printing prior to application. Flexible adjustments and ease of operation enable maximum flame control on a wide range of container shapes and sizes. Built-in-safety features monitor container flow in and out of the flame area for product jams and line back-ups. Precision flow controls regulate air and gas for accurate flame and heat consistency. In addition, the unit is completely guarded for operator safety. Flame treaters from Ska Fab are designed for reliable and repeatable surface treatment and suitable for a wide range of container sizes. Available in two- or four-burner configurations, flame treaters feature built-in safety shut-off features.
Stewarts of America Inc.
Stewarts of America provides tooling, machinery and services for perforating equipment such as hot pin. needle and cold pin needle perforation, cross tear and inline (slit) perforation, laser perforation, punch perforation using vertical, rotary and pneumatic head, vacuum perforation, flame and thermal perforating, and perforating for hoses and tubes as well as embossing systems.
Straub Design Company
Straub Design Company makes the SD-400 powered unwind stand for foam tape converting operations, designed to provide an unwind for level-wound tape with a liner. A liner rewind spindle provides for rewinding the liner as the tape is unwound.
TGW manufactures precision ground circular and straight knives for the pulp and paper, flexible packaging, film, foil, laminated, plastics and non-woven industries. Knives are manufactured to meet and exceed OEM standards. Custom manufacturing available to meet the needs of each customer’s unique applications.
Windmoeller & Holscher
Windmoeller & Hoelscher is a manufacturer of extrusion equipment as well as converting equipment for bags and nonwovens. Extrusion systems from W&H include full blown film and cast film lines as well as winders, stretching units and other converting equipment. W&H also offer valve bottomers and an entire portfolio of auxiliary downstream converting equipment for the production of woven sacks.
Zund America, Inc.
Zünd digital cutters and cutting tables are used to cut paper, paperboard, corrugated and many other materials for digital production of corrugated packaging components, POP displays and many converting other applications.
Report an Issue
Incorrect/inaccurate categorization? Report inaccuracies or problems »
Related Converting & Package Forming Equipment searches
More on Converting Equipment