Board Converting News, July 19, 2021

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high-volume brown box business,” Smith says. The up- grades have significantly increased capacity. “Annual ca- pacity off the corrugator is approaching two-billion square- feet and converting is about 1.5-billion square-feet. Fifteen years ago that number was about 600-million square-feet.

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We are now close to three times more volume out the door with fewer pieces of equipment.” In the last 18 months the plant has installed an inside/ outside print Apstar rotary diecutter from the Haire Group and the second EVOL. The Apstar is five colors — two col- The five-color Apstar has inside/outside print capability.



July 19, 2021

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