Keene Technology Incorporated , a global leader in splicing and turret rewinding solutions for nonstop production in the printing, packaging and converting industries has unveiled a new Modular Converting Systems line.
Some of the features include: full rotary and semi rotary die cutting, flexographic print/coating stations, laminating stations, hot foil/cold foil, ink jet print, folding carton die cut, pharmaceutical inspection and error detection.
To complement KTI’s core product line of various butt splicing and turret rewinding product, KTI will now manufacture and sell a complete and spansive series of modular converting products that will address many applications that would normally incorporate their existing product line. This now allows KTI to offer a truly “turnkey” solution to any offline converting applications that face converters today. The modular capability also allows KTI to offer the client a machine that fills their needs for efficient and “LEAN” work flow, optimal performance and thru put and marginal waste. Along with their well known unwinds and rewinds, KTI can now supply a converter a virtual nonstop production system all from one single source manufacturer. As well the system is built from the operators point of view making it much more user friendly and consequently a more productive profit generator within its environment by reducing wasted setup and make ready time. The equipment will actually make the operator more efficient.
The KTI product line also offers equipment that can be reconfigured or added to as the need of the work changes with the simple addition of the needed modules to perform the task.
The KTI Modular Converting Systems will address applications in the label and tag, folding carton, ECL/booklets, digital finishing and non wovens segments of the industry. With over 40 years of industry proven experience and cutting edge engineering the KTI system will offer converters an American built product line with the needed technologies offered in other systems.
“The new path for KTI has been driven by our large customer base and their need to source a turnkey solution from one manufacturer that can control the entire process from the beginning to the end. The requirements by the industries were serve have driven us to become more technically advanced, resulting in high efficiency production capabilities with less down time and substantially more production at the end of every shift for our customers,” states Andre’ Beaudoin of KTI.