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rugator and converting lines). • Design an efficient electrical distribution system to min- imize energy losses and ensure reliable power supply. • Plan for drainage systems to support various facility processes. Depending on the municipality and poten- tially hazardous chemicals found in equipment waste (such as chemicals that could be found in ink from a ro- tary die cutter), consider implementation of a treatment system before discharging into the city’s line. • Consider the installation of compressed air lines if pneumatic equipment is used. • Integrate machinery and equipment placement for effi- cient production processes. • Arrange the piping layout for easy maintenance access and efficient material flow throughout the facility. • Consider the safety regulations, fire codes, and emer- gency egress routes. • Explore options for sustainable and energy-efficient design elements, such as lighting and insulation. • Involve equipment vendors early in the design process to ensure proper coordination and integration between their respective systems and general utilities (e.g., cor- rugator and steam/starch piping, converting equipment and water/sanitary piping, converting lines and dust system connections). • Integrate ventilation systems for proper air quality and circulation. • Plan for the integration of technology infrastructure, such as Wi-Fi, network cabling, and power outlets, in both the production area and office spaces. Step 4: Regulatory Compliance Ensure compliance with local authorities and industry regulations by navigating the necessary permits and ap- provals while ensuring your facility design aligns with all relevant codes and standards. • Ensure adherence to local building codes, zoning reg- ulations, and environmental standards. • Obtain permits for construction, utilities, and any spe- cialized equipment. • Work with regulatory agencies to address potential is- sues or concerns. • Engage experts to conduct necessary studies, such as environmental impact assessments. • Verify compliance with accessibility standards, includ- ing ramps, elevators, and other provisions as required. • Develop plans for waste management, hazardous ma- terial handling, and emergency response. • Comply with occupational health and safety regula- tions by implementing proper safety protocols. • Implement safety measures such as fire extinguishers, first aid stations, and safety signage. Step 5: Construction Manage construction by coordinating contractors, sup- pliers, and professionals to ensure smooth collaboration. CONTINUED ON PAGE 28


Corrugated Replacements, Inc. is a production powerhouse that manufactures high quality machine parts and replace- ment parts for the corrugated and paperboard converting industries. CRI can redesign, engineer, and manufacture any part while providing rapid turn-around, keeping ma- chines running at peak performance and limiting down time.

C.U.E., INC.

Makers of single and dual-width Timesaver® Anvil Covers, the premier urethane anvil cover for corrugated die cutting. Timesaver® covers feature construction of solid steel back- ing and solid steel locking components to ensure a precise fit every time. C.U.E., Inc. also offers Dura-Latch and Cor- Lock anvil covers, and urethane Lead Edge Feed Wheels.


The EMBA group supports a complete line of corrugated converting machinery for the worldwide market. EMBA’s Quick Set technology enables the highest productivity across a broad range of converting equipment, from mini to super jumbo. EMBA also includes the McKinley jumbo line of flexo folder gluers and rotary die cutters as well as ser- vice, rebuilds and upgrades for both EMBA and McKinley.


Eaglewood Technologies offers trusted cleaning technolo- gies for the world’s best printers and converters. Solutions include the award winning Sitexco+ Anilox Laser System, the Nanovis Parts Washing System, the Sitexco L10 Label System, the innovative Sanilox™ System or Alphasonics solutions. We also offer Xpress™ mobile cleaning service at your facility or ours.


ArtiosCAD and Kongsberg are the most trusted names in CAD/CAM solutions. Esko’s ArtiosCAD is the most widely used CAD software in the world. Esko’s Kongsberg series of tables brings you reliable, outstanding quality for sample- making and short run production.


Domino is a leading manufacturer and distributor of digital printing and product identification solutions. Celebrating its 44th year, Domino is headquartered in the UK and North America headquarters are Illinois. Domino has 25 subsid- iaries, representation in over 120 countries, and over 2,900 employees worldwide .

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