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Hanover Foils specializes in coated foil and film and foil laminations for specialty packaging

Hanover Foils Achieves Impressive Results from Precision Alignment

Hanover Foils, LLC, a flexible packaging converting company located in Ashland, VA, specializes in coated foil and film and foil laminations for a variety of industries including food and beverage and pharmaceutical, medical and nutraceutical. They run several process lines in their 80,000 sq/ft facility including rotogravure printing/coating, laminating, specialty rewinding and coil slitting. When they began […]

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Reduce Costly Alignment Issues with Preventative Inspections

Regularly monitoring key areas of your paper machine can significantly reduce the chance of catastrophic alignment issues occurring in the future.  Misalignment Does Not Happen Overnight It typically takes a good deal of time before seeing the adverse effects of misalignment within your paper machine. Often by that time, what could have been small adjustments […]

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Manufacturing Facilities Succeed with 3D Metrology Services

In a previous post, we provided case study summaries from several of our customers in the paper and packaging industries. In this post, we provide a recap of successful projects where, using a laser tracker, OASIS metrology engineers exceeded customer expectations through expert 3D metrology services.  Laser trackers are often the measurement tool of choice in applications […]

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Instrument Calibration Ensures Quality Measurements

In a previous post, Repeatability in Measurement – Why is it Important?, we touched on the importance of calibrating precision measurement instruments. In this post we delve deeper into instrument calibration and why regularly calibrating measurement tooling is critical to accuracy, repeatability and traceability. The Importance of Instrument Calibration According to the International System of Units […]

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Importance of Precision Alignment for Wet End Upgrades

Competition in the paper industry can be intense – and getting the most from your paper machine is crucial. This can be tough with many paper companies running older machines that are being pushed to their limits. To remain competitive, paper companies are often upgrading (modifying, rebuilding and/or adding components to) their older machines in […]

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Paper and Packaging Facilities See Impressive Results from Precision Alignment

Over the past two years, OASIS has established our Industry Blog as a place for you to find helpful news, tooling and technology updates, and other educational materials relating to precision alignment and 3D metrology in industrial settings. Additionally in our Blog, we like to provide real world examples of successful projects that OASIS has had […]

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Mining Industry Benefits from 3D Metrology Services

Mining operations are challenging environments for most in the precision measurement field. The older, more traditional mechanical methods are limited in the volume that they can cover and depend heavily upon the skill level of the operator.  Innovative and portable 3D metrology solutions such as laser trackers, make the inspection and alignment of mining equipment […]

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Laser Tracker Terms Defined

One of the most buzzed about innovations in the field of precision measurement is the laser tracker. In a previous post Why Laser Trackers for 3D Precision Measurement?, we provide an overview of the many reasons why laser trackers continue to be the talk of the metrology world. As is often the case though, with […]

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