For many years, Marbach has been offering its customers a special protection plate that permanently compensates for unevenness in the cutting platen. This has ensured significantly reduced make-ready times. From now on, this technology will also be available for large-format machines with a split protection plate. It will run under the name DZL|plateXL.
Marbach Sales Manager Jan Brunner: "Job-specific area make-ready, eats up time and money. It has to be carried out for each individual order. That is why, for several years, we have had the DZL|plate for die-cutting machines with protection plates up to 162 format. This digital zone levelling does not have to be carried out for each individual job, but lasts for several months. Due to its outstanding success, we naturally did not want to deprive those of our customers with large-format machines for die-cutting corrugated board. That's why the DZL|plateXL is now also available for large-format machines with a split protection plate."
Once inserted in the die-cutting machine, the DZL|plateXL permanently compensates for system-related tolerances in the cutting platen over a period of several months. This is in complete contrast to the conventional method of area make-ready, which has to be carried out again for each individual job. The DZL|plateXL reduces make-ready times and increases productivity in packaging production.
In 1923, the Marbach company began as a 3-man workshop in Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg. 100 years later, the small craftsman business has become a global market leader operating worldwide. Today, the Marbach Group, with its 1,600 employees around the world, is a key partner for the global packaging industry.
Such a long company history cannot be taken for granted – in Germany only a little more than 1% of the companies ever reach 100 years. The fact that we have managed to achieve this, is due to many different factors.
Our story reads like an exciting novel.
In addition to materials for packaging manufacturers, our division Marbach Die Supplies also supplies equipment for the die-cutting process. This includes two mobile workbenches mbench|smart and mbench|pro. These are distinguished by their flexible application possibilities.
The workbenches in the mbench series are not only equipped with smooth-running heavy-duty wheels for flexible use, but also offer an ideal work surface, storage space for tools and materials, as well as the option of fitting them with suitable hand tools. This means that tools can be repaired and processed in a minimum of space.
With the Marbach lower pin unit, we have a tool on the market that is mainly used for jobs where the requirements for waste-free die-cut blanks are very high. This is because waste is stripped in an especially reliable way with the lower pin unit in these applications.
Lower pin units are used in the stripping station of a die-cutting machine. They are particularly useful when very small waste parts have to be stripped and when maximum reliability is required during stripping.
For us, an eventful but also successful year is coming to an end. Right at the beginning of the year, the war in Ukraine caused market turbulence and triggered a procurement crisis. We met these challenges with good planning and inventory management.
For many years now, we have traditionally donated 10,000 € to aid projects at Christmas under the motto "Donations instead of gifts". This year, due to the difficult situation in Ukraine, the management of Marbach decided to donate the entire amount to aid projects in connection with the war in Ukraine.