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Korber PaperLink Shows its Expertise at Graph Expo in Booth 148

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Green Bay, WI; August 31, 2004 - Korber PaperLink North America will ex-hibit in the converting pavilion at Graph Expo and Converting Expo 2004 in Chicago, October 10-13, in Booth 148. At this premier exposition for the US printing and converting industry, the company will provide information about its full line of systems for paper and tissue converting, including sheeting and packaging systems. Korber PaperLink’s participation in Graph Expo and Converting Expo follows the company’s major presence earlier this year at drupa 2004 in Germany, the world’s premiere graphics and converting show. Paper and tissue con-verting systems demonstrated by Korber PaperLink on its 6,000-square-foot stand at drupa and during the company’s Open House at E.C.H. Will in Ham-burg included: • The new HS 542 plastic and wire binding machine, the world’s first fully automatic machine that can handle all three types of binding -- plastic coil, spiral-wire and double-wire -- for delivering unmatched productivity and versatility. • The innovative cut-size sheeting and packaging line consisting of the E.C.H. Will AlphaCut cut-size sheeter and Pemco's ProWrap 30 ream wrapper. The system is specifically designed for small- and medium-size converters who need an automated production line to handle higher order volumes. • Schneider XT dust removal system, which allows paper mills and con-verters to virtually eliminate dust from webs and sheets. • FS Pro folio-size sheeter for the mid-range market featuring a new paper overlapping system that allows mark-free sheet handling of paper and cardboard on one or both sides. • SHM 1450 offering the latest developments in folio sheeter technology and productivity, and the perfectly matched Wrapmatic GREC providing compact folio-size ream wrapping for small to medium production. • LabelCut 102 high precision sheeter for manufacturing wet glue labels and cigarette soft packs from paper and BOPP film. At drupa 2004, the LabelCut 102 operated under production conditions as a complete in-line process from printed paper roll to finished shaped labels in maxi packs. T.I.P.s Included In addition to the wealth of information about all its paper and tissue convert-ing product lines from such established names as Pemco, Fabio Perini, Kugler-Womako and E.C.H. Will, Korber PaperLink North America will pre-sent the latest version of the companies’ Technical Improvement Programs (T.I.P.s), which make it possible to modernize customers’ equipment from the Korber PaperLink companies through conversions and retrofits, to meet cur-rent and future production demands. The T.I.P. portfolio of the KPL companies today covers over 100 solutions for upgrading existing equipment. T.I.P. improvements include conversion to modern control and drive systems, renewals of mechanical components, up-grades that promote cost reduction, as well as adaptations to today's broader range of raw materials.