In our last post “Your Paper Machine Alignment Questions Answered”, we addressed many of the questions that paper makers have relating to paper machine alignment issues and alignment methodologies. In this post, we speak to our customers and friends in the converting/packaging industries, specifically coaters/laminators, metallizers and printers, by providing access to previously published blog posts and case studies that may be of interest to them.
Additionally, we highlight our participation in the upcoming ICE USA (International Converting Exhibition). OASIS is honored to be presenting in the Future of Converting Theater on Wednesday, April 26th and will be on the exhibit floor in booth 542 throughout the show. See below for more information on ICE USA 2017 in Orlando, April 25 – 27, 2017!
If you have any questions on the information provided or would like an OASIS representative to visit to your converting facility in order to discuss your particular needs and business objectives, please do not hesitate to contact us at the OASIS Service Center nearest you.
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. When they began having severe wrinkling issues in one of their spooling/embossing lines, as well as continuous tracking issues in their two-unit coater line, they were referred to OASIS Alignment Services for help. . . Read Full Post
Symptoms of Misalignment within Coating/Laminating Lines
The misalignment of your coating/laminating equipment can cause excessive waste and downtime, poor product quality and a decrease in overall efficiency – all of which can lead to dissatisfied customers. So, how can you be sure that misalignment is the problem? An alignment inspection of your production line is your best course of action. However, if you begin seeing any of the following symptoms, chances are there is misalignment in one or more areas of your machine . . . Read Full Post
Improving Efficiency and Product Quality with Precision Alignment
Precision alignment of converting equipment can significantly improve operating efficiency, product quality and customer satisfaction, while reducing machine downtime and excess waste. With so many alignment methods, technologies and suppliers to choose from however, it can be difficult to select the option that will provide the highest return on investment. . . Read Full Post
Signs of Printing Press Misalignment
Precision alignment is recommended by printing press manufacturers as the industry standard for ensuring press lines run at optimal speeds and produce high quality product. Regardless of how precisely the printing press was aligned upon installation, its alignment condition will deteriorate over time due to several factors. . . Read Full Post
Large Flexible Packaging Company Sees Substantial ROI from Precision Alignment
One of the nation’s leading producers of rotogravure printed flexible packaging required alignment of the chill rolls of one of their printing presses. Additionally, they had developed severe wrinkling through the foil section of their Rotomec coater/laminator. . . Read Full Post
ICE USA is being held April 25 – 27, 2017 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Co-located with InPrint USA, the Industrial Print Show, ICE USA is the one event dedicated specifically to the needs of the converting industry.
Attend our presentation “The Importance of Machine Alignment to the Future of Converting” on Wednesday, April 26th at 11:00 AM in the Future of Converting Theater.
OASIS representatives Myron Smith and Jon Ray, will provide valuable insight into identifying, correcting and preventing common alignment related issues in converting, highlight advancements in precision measurement tools and explain why partnering with the right alignment provider for your needs, will help ensure a successful future for your converting operation.
Click here for the full conference program.
Be sure to visit with Myron, Jon and OASIS account manager, Darth Bledsoe in booth 542 in the exhibit hall!