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Specialty Packaging Technologies, Inc. Innovates Flexible Packaging with Karlville KSPQ Pouching Machine

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Press release from the issuing company

Specialty Packaging Technologies, Inc., poised to be the leading flexible packaging manufacturer, announced the purchase of Karlville’s first and only KSPQ hybrid pouching machine that is revolutionizing the flexible packaging industry - allowing for quicker changeover and increased efficiencies from both economic and versatility standpoints. SPT is the first company to purchase this machine -  the fastest machine that provides the smallest footprint for a compact multi-functional pouch machine in the industry.

“There are thousands of machines in the industry, but the KSPQ is the first of it’s kind on the market and we’re thrilled to have it on our floor,” said John Goeden, President and CEO of Precision Color Graphics. “This machine is just the next step in the investment in the future of Specialty Packaging Technologies which offers even more diverse packaging options for our customers. With its v-board and unique features we can run side gusset and quad seal pouches along with stand up zipper pouches.”

This specialized pouch production equipment:

  • Has 450 mm web width, with 1 web/1 film configuration and runs at 225 cycles per minute, allowing Specialty Packaging Technologies to react quickly and diversely, and enabling them to handle a very large marketplace and produce pouches in many different formats.
  • Complements Specialty Packaging Technologies’ current full platform 600 mm KSP and KSG machines.
  • Is revolutionizing the industry being a catalyst in lowering costs and changeover times – creating significantly better economics.

“Normally you’d need more than one machine to run this line-up of pouches, now we can do it all in one compact machine,” said Tony Cherot, President of Specialty Packaging Technologies.  “The KSPQ is a very high performance machine with considerable economic benefits by offering reduced scrap rates, efficient changeover times, and boosting run rates which ultimately increases production capacity.”

“It is always exciting to be able to offer current and potential clients a new package style that offers the design, function, and product differentiation, especially with a manageable price point, that all brands search for in today’s market” says Jane Dirr, Vice President of Business Development at Specialty Packaging Technologies.

If you'd like to learn more about this machine investment, Specialty Packaging Technologies, Inc. and their flexible packaging product line, please let me know as I 'd be more than willing to arrange it.


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