Celplast Metallized Products, Davis-Standard Host Web Handling Course
Fulton, N.Y.—Celplast Metallized Products in co-operation with Davis-Standard, LLC recently hosted a one-day course called “Challenges of Web Handling and Winding” for fifteen companies and over sixty attendees. The one-day complimentary program included a plant tour and information session at Celplast Metallized Product’s facility located in Toronto, Ontario.
“Films are getting thinner, machines are getting faster and product requirements are becoming more demanding. As a result, the challenges of web handling and winding films in the flexible packaging industry have become even tougher. We felt this course would be beneficial to our employees as well as customers,” stated Jim Lush, Industrial Account Manager at Celplast.
The course was lead by R. Duane Smith who, in his 36 years of experience in the industry, has become internationally recognized as a leading expert in web handling and winding technologies. The course provided practical information on how to confront the difficulties in web transporting, slitting, spreading and winding flexible packaging papers, films, foils and nonwovens. The importance of in-wound tension was discussed and how it is achieved and measured on various types of winders, as well as the causes and cures of common roll and web defects.
“This course was attended by operators and process engineers who face these challenges everyday. From the very positive feedback we received, everyone greatly appreciated the insight that we were able to give them in meeting these challenges,” stated Smith, Product Manager – Unwind, Winding and Slitting Systems at Davis-Standard Converting Systems.
“We were very impressed by the turnout and the quality of the questions. While the audience had a variety of product and process backgrounds, they all face the same issues of producing quality rolls. We look forward to future opportunities to present this tutorial,” stated Don Teich, District Sales Manager at Davis-Standard Converting Systems.
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