SP Ultraflex shines again at the Elite Conference

The relentless efficiency improvements of slitting and rewinding by automation

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Biku Kohli, managing director, SP Ultraflex, delivering his presentation at the Elite Conference. Photo: SP Ultraflex
Biku Kohli, managing director, SP Ultraflex, delivering his presentation at the Elite Conference. Photo: SP Ultraflex

The SP Ultraflex team was quite upbeat about the recent 9th Speciality Films Conference organized by Elite Plus on 5th and 6th September 2022 at the Hotel Sahara Star in Mumbai.

“We loved every minute of our first off-line event after three years. The energy levels were to be seen to be believed, as delegates from some of the most reputed companies in the Indian flexible packaging industry exchanged news and views about where the industry is headed, especially regarding the waste collection, sorting, and sustainability issues. A global panel of speakers from 18 countries shared their domain expertise to an engaged audience that surpassed all previous editions of this annual event in terms of sheer numbers,” the  SP Ultraflex team said.

SP Ultraflex managing director Biku Kohli spoke again this year about the evolution of the company’s slitter rewinders. This year’s update was very impressive partly because one wondered what more can he say about this topic. 

However, Kohli’s ‘Slitter Rewinders that do MORE with LESS’ impressed me as he came up with a host of options, each going further and automating yet another step of the finishing press right up to the precise weight of the output rolls. It was a presentation looking at saving every second, every manual operation, and input in the effort to improve throughput and precisely measure optimize billable output. 

SP Ultraflex is now looking forward to the next event on its (and the industry’s) calendar, the K show in Messe Dusseldorf between 16th and 26th October 2022, during it will again welcome customers, suppliers, peers, and colleagues alike at its stand B10 in Hall 4.

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