Slitting, Unwinding & Rewinding Equipment(16 companies)
Also known as slitter/rewinders and unwinders, this web converting machinery that takes large paper and film rolls and cuts them into narrower webs, which are then rewound and prepared for another converting process prior to package formation.
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.
Accraply offers converting equipment for shrink sleeve labeling applications, including doctor machines, shrink sleeve converting machines, and slitter rewinders. The Doctor Machine® helps facilities salvage defective material and repair splices or any other mistakes that may occur during the labeling process. A High Capacity, Light Tension Reversible Doctor Machine®, the 152HC can handle a wide variety of materials and web widths and is suitable for a wide range of materials including: light films, film laminates, non-wovens and light papers. The Accraply Revolve FC Shrink Sleeve Seamer runs at 600 meters per minute. The 1038 Slitter Rewinder features duplex pneumatic differential rewind shafts capable of running a wide range of extensible and non-extensible film and paper products.
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.
BW Packaging Systems
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Modern Manufacturing Services LLC
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.
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.
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.
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