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June 14, 2019

MWES Doubles Customer Productivity with New Web Handling Equipment

MWES prides itself on taking on web handling projects others find too difficult, and this task was no different. A mid-size web handling company turned to Midwest Engineered Systems with the need to explore a more dynamic and consolidated version of their existing silicone coating web handling process. MWES delivered a new system that has the capability of increasing production capability and overall cost-effectiveness.

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The customer’s current system had a number of challenges that made the system unable to keep up with demand. The new system had to address the need for greater flexibility and speed through a bigger shaftless unwind, along with a more advanced inline printing system where ink is applied and coated in the same process.

MWES delivered a solution that addressed the customers’ needs while creating the opportunity to increase production by 30%. A new three-roll coater made the coat weight process much more precise allowing for better results with less material. Overall cost-effectiveness was achieved through a bigger shaftless unwind allowing the movement for different types of material at a larger size.

Learn more about this project or contact us to see how we can make your web handling and converting system more efficient and productive.

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