Roberts Mart invests in Comexi S1 DT Slitter

Comexi S1 DT slitter enhances quality & productivity

Roberts Mart
Roberts Mart purchases a Comexi S1 DT Slitter to remain at the forefront of the flexible packaging market. Photo - Comexi

UK-based packaging printing services provider Roberts Mart has purchased a Comexi S1 DT slitter to boost its quality and production capabilities. This purchase is Roberts Mart’s sixth Comexi slitter and the second one of this model.

“Following another record turnover year, Roberts Mart has further strengthened its converting department with the purchase of a second Comexi S1 DT. It is a market leading slitter in terms of productivity, with a high level of automation, including automatic knife and core positioning, and automatic core taping systems,” explains Tim Hilton, a Comexi UK, Ireland agent who works on location at Pack Support, which believes the British company, with this investment, “remains at the forefront of the flexible packaging marketplace.”

Roberts Mart, founded in 1852, is a 6th generation family business that supplies a wide range of collation shrink wrap, laminated films, and high quality printed flexible packaging to customers in the food and beverage, confectionery, and pet food markets. It has also developed SpectRM, a flexographic print comparable to that of gravure. SpectRM has won over 40 awards worldwide for its color consistency and ultra-high-definition of print.

“Roberts Mart has been a very important customer for many years. At Comexi we have always had the most innovative solution for their requirements, which are extremely high, and that has meant that the synergy between the two companies to be uninterrupted,” comments Ramon Jonama, Comexi area manager for this area.

Comexi S1 DT is said to offer better results in quality and productivity with its regulated control elements and a high degree of automation. This automation of the Comexi S1 DT gives the operator the ability to load the reel into the machine. If the configuration is appropriate, deliver completed reels, which are palletized and singularly wrapped in bags, without operator intervention.

According to the company, the Comexi S1 DT turret can perform jobs with a large output reel number. Furthermore, it can work with the thickest structures used in the flexible packaging market, including aluminum, wax, and other hard materials. This machine has the NIP tension gap system with which different rewinding and unwinding tensions can be used. Moreover, the Comexi S1 DT allows for a high degree of customization and many automated options, such as splicing tables, automatic reel unloading, video inspection camera, and the robotized labeling of finished reels.

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