Board Converting News, February 8, 2021

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the productivity, operations, and efficiencies of its premi- um line of EVOL machines. “MHIA launched EVOL AR, the industry’s first aug- mented reality service dedicated to remote assistance, in 2019. Current EVOL AR customers have been able to

reduce equipment downtime by up to 50 percent, allowing plant man- agers, technicians, operators, and engineers to collaborate directly and in real time with MHIA technical sup- port staff from their facility via a pro- vided iPad and custom app. EVOL customers have relied on MHIA tech-

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nical support staff to resolve machine issues and assist in troubleshooting, complete with drawing and annotating on their devices, sharing text on the screen, and capturing pictures or video for optimized documentation. “Responding to ongoing customer feedback since the program’s launch and throughout 2020, MHIA explored how to expand the program’s value and efficacy through additional augmented reality capabilities. The newest AR tool centers on AR Procedures. With its February release, existing EVOL AR customers will immediately gain access to the following five components: 1. FE Front Stop Gap Calibration, 2. FE Side Guide Limit Calibration, 3. Feed Roll Gap Calibration, 4. Back Stop Limit Calibration, and 5. Back Stop Parallel Adjustment. “This first content drop will cover every gap and limit calibration on the Feeding Unit. This process begins by building procedures for every gap and limit calibration on


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