Investment in a full complete line for short-run production of wrap paper sheets with an optimized cost. Integration in-line of the production and packaging processes. Production cost decrease reducing intermediate process steps.

Activity

Paper converting company (speciality papers)

Markets

Wrap paper / Speciality papers / food papers

Main key steps of the project

  • NDA (Non-disclosure Agreement) between the client and ILAMCO to ensure confidentiality of the exchanged information.
  • Customized solution definition according to specific customer requirements in terms of line flexibility (materials and applications).
  • Detailed design of the line.
  • Engineering Project validation.
  • Production process with periodical meetings with the client in order to follow up the construction process, discuss any technical issues and validate a perfect alignment of the Project with the client’s objectives.
  • Assembly and commissioning.
  • FAT (Factory Acceptance Test) in ILAMCO facilities.
  • Disassembly and expedition.
  • Assembly, start up and SAT (Site Acceptance Test) in client’s facilities.
  • Production Ramp-up follow-up & Operational practices improvement.
  • Sustainable long-lasting partner relationship in order to ensure the good fulfilment of the objectives of the Project.

Technological solution scope

Integration of cutting, stacking and packaging processes in a single production line with the following units:

  • Shaft-less unwind for jumbo roll.
  • Pull roll and slitting unit to convert web width in 4-6 lanes.
  • Individual turning bars to joint and put lanes together into general pulling roll.
  • Dead Knife cutting head for convert lanes into register printed cutted sheets.
  • Special belts transport and stacking wheel system to pile medium formats and automatically deliver packs of sheets to the finishing section.
  • Conveyors and manipulators to automatically delivery packs of sheets to film shrink wrapping unit.
  • Automatic cardboard boxes finishing and packaging line to put wrapped packs of sheets into cardboard boxes, ready to customer delivery.

Key Technology Achievements

  • Unification in a single production line of all necessary processes to convert 1 reel of thin register printed paper, in packages of paper sheets packed in cardboard boxes.
  • High speed production of packages of thin wrap paper sheets.
  • Easy manage and fast changeovers.

Business added value

  • Increased productivity thanks to high speed material processing.
  • Reduction of production labour cost thanks to the integration and automation of the processes.
  • Easy jobs’ setup and easy operation allowing to process medium and low volume jobs, at low production cost.