Rotocontrol has announced a successful machine installation at Panprint, a converter located in New Zealand. Installed was a customized RSC slitter/rewinder finishing machine with Marco Aengenvoort, managing director of Rotocontrol on-site for the customer acceptance.
Built with multiple web paths to manage different materials and processes as well as special consideration given to reducing wasted material, the new RSC provides Panprint with a unique and versatile finishing machine. Features include a vacuum splice table, multiple slitting cartridges, die cutting station, separate high capacity unwind, Nikka Research vision inspection system, and integrated with the Rotocontrol DRM semi-automatic turret capable of operating in dual rewind mode as well as turret.
Established in 1956, Panprint is a specialist label manufacturer in the production and supply of premium quality labels to the wine, food and beverage industries. Their customers include some of New Zealand's best known and respected companies. With offset and flexographic self-adhesive machines and innovative staff and suppliers, Panprint offers printing of both wet glue and pressure sensitive labels and is the most awarded printer in the New Zealand Pride in Print awards achieving 62 gold medals and 132 highly commended accolades to date.
"Rotocontrol and their local New Zealand agent Converting Technology were extremely helpful in recommending a customized finishing machine design to meet our unique manufacturing requirements," says John Lowther, general manager of Panprint. "Our company produces quality products, especially in the wine sector. The installation of the Rotocontrol machine has enabled us to process work in a different manner to help meet an ever changing and competitive market. Rotocontrol met our design goals and the machine has already proved its worth on our production floor."