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Korber PaperLink Spotlights Sheeting, Wrapping and Wire Binding at CMM

Press release from the issuing company

Green Bay, WI; January 12, 2005 — At CMM International 2005 (Chicago, April 18-21) at Booth #1634, Körber PaperLink North America (www.kplna.kpl.net) will present its full line of systems for paper converting, focusing on SHM high-quality sheeting and Wrapmatic packaging systems and its new fully automatic Kugler-Womako plastic and wire spiral binding machine. The company’s SHM 1450 and 1650 are precise and proven sheeters incor-porating the latest developments in single and dual-rotary folio sheeting tech-nology to deliver quality sheeting to +0.015 inch running paper, board, plas-tics, film, laminates or corrugated. Either SHM sheeter can be coupled with the perfectly matched Wrapmatic GREC series to deliver economical, com-pact folio-size ream wrapping or cartoning for small to medium production environments. Being presented to US converting professionals for the first time at CMM 2005, the new E.C.H. Will FS Pro folio-size sheeter features a 30% smaller footprint than sheeting systems currently offered for mid-range performance. The FS Pro’s innovative paper overlapping system for mark-free sheet han-dling of paper and cardboard, and waste-free non-stop pallet changes, com-bine to promote continuous production and increase sheeting productivity by more than 10%. The new Kugler-Womako HS 542 plastic and wire binding machine is the world’s first fully automatic machine that can handle all three types of binding -- plastic coil, spiral-wire and double-wire -- to deliver unmatched productivity and versatility. The modular HS 542 is capable of manufacturing products such as bound stationery, college books, time planners, road maps, calen-dars and other printed products bound with plastic spiral with quality and pro-ductivity equivalent to conventional spiral and double wire binding. Even the T.I.P.s are Included In addition to a wealth of information about all its paper converting product lines, Körber PaperLink North America will present the latest version of the companies’ Technical Improvement Program (T.I.P.s), which makes it pos-sible to modernize customers’ equipment through conversions and retrofits, in order to meet current and future production demands. The KPL companies’ T.I.P.s portfolio today covers over 100 solutions for up-grading existing equipment. T.I.P.s improvements include conversion to modern control and drive systems, renewals of mechanical components and upgrades that promote cost reduction, as well as adaptations to today's broader range of raw materials.