Board Converting News, March 8, 2021

Supplier Reports, Part 6 (CONT’D FROM PAGE 34)


and selected components to guarantee high performance, reliability, versatility all with durable quality. “Durst Water Technology inks are an integral part of the long-term Durst strategy of offering sustainable, digital printing systems as an alternative to conventional printing systems for the packaging and display sector. Entirely in synchrony with the requirements of the corrugated card- board and solid cardboard industry, these are eco-friendly, marking-free, water-based, organic-pigmented and mono- mer-free ink systems. They represent a technological advancement in water-based ink systems; as they allow high-quality, odor-free, indelible, glossy and non-fading end products to be produced in a single process. With Durst water technology inks, the SPC 130 is a printing sys- tem that is unmatched with its low maintenance require- ments and 24/7 reliability.” Call (585) 486-0340. Visit . HUSTON PATTERSON Decatur, Illinois: Joe Morelli reports, “In today’s current marketplace, turnaround times are getting shorter and


Haire Group is the premier provider of new machinery for the corrugated industry. As the exclusive US & Canadian agent for one of the largest machinery manufacturers in the world, Haire Group is able to pair clients with the best machinery solutions for the best value to meet their spe- cific needs. As an operating partner of the US-based DFA Technical Support Center (a joint venture of Haire Group and Dong Fang), Haire Group delivers top-notch 24/7 pro- fessional, reliable service and support, maximizing quality and uptime. Additionally, Haire Group has been the indus- try’s #1 pre-owned machinery broker and plant equipment appraiser since 1976. HarperLove is the leading provider of specialty adhesives, performance additives, and wet-strength resins to corru- gated packaging manufacturers. With the largest and most experienced field service and technical support team posi- tioned throughout the U.S. and Latin America, HarperLove has a long-standing reputation for providing outstanding service and delivering demonstrable performance improve- ments. HarperLove’s renowned services include not only innovative product development and custom product for- mulation, but also machine and process assessments, ad- hesive formula adjustments, machine tuning, detailed ser- vice reporting, and more. HARPERLOVE

shorter, all while the emphasis on quality is getting higher and higher. The focus for Huston Patterson in 2021 is simple: work together with clients to not only deliver a quality product on time, but to do it while exceeding their expectations. “Already having the highest qual-

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ity equipment in today’s market, Huston Patterson has added a 8 color, UV & AQ press to our impressive lineup of state of the art equipment. Now with five KBA presses (ranging from 29 1/8 x 41 5/16 to 47 1/4 x 63 3/4, both UV and AQ coaters in line), Huston Patterson has the capacity and redundancy for any high-end package print job. “Huston Patterson offers a variety of paper, ink and coating options to achieve the look your customer wants – from UV Strike Thru coating in-line to Soft Touch coating in-line. Huston Patterson’s capabilities also include a Gan- dy Pred8tor, a grand format digital printer. The Pred8tor is a true UV flatbed inkjet digital printer, G7 certified and col- or managed with GMG software, which will give clients a close match to what is produced on the KBA presses. The Pred8tor has an automated variable head height adjust- ment and will print on material up to 48-inches by 96-inch- es in size and two-inches thick. “To help reduce turn times, Huston Patterson’s capabil- ities include a Sheeter which allows them to sheet all litho label and top sheet jobs to size in-house. This not only improves productivity and efficiency, but allows Huston Patterson to be a more sustainable company by having less waste once on press. “Along with the state-of-the-art capabilities and technol- ogy, Huston Patterson proudly provides all clients with the


Kiwiplan - premier worldwide software provider of enter- prise-wide, fully automatic solutions specifically for the cor- rugating and packaging industries. Kiwiplan’s Total Solution delivers comprehensive, seamless real-time flow of infor- mation from sales order management to dynamic total plant scheduling and inventory control through shipping.


Manufacturer of Marotape®, Marotape®Plus, Marotape® FPT and MaroString™; hot melt coated tapes and strings used for reinforcement and easy-open features for pack- aging. Marotech Inc. also manufactures state-of-the-art dispensing and tape placement equipments to optimize the productivity of applying hot melt coated tapes in pack- aging.



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