Marbach has optimized its reverse cutting technology. With the new height-adjustable anvil, customers can now adjust anvil height of their cutting-die on their own, if necessary, and thereby save a significant amount of make-ready time.
Various food packaging has opening mechanisms. Reverse cutting technology is one possibility to provide paperboard or corrugated board packaging with a tear-off feature. Reverse cutting is the optimal solution wherever attractive appearance, complete dust resistance and opening features – that can be opened and sealed easily – are crucial.
Marketing manager Tina Dost: “When using the reverse cutting technology, highest precision is vital for optimal function. Because in reverse cutting the board is scribed on both sides – from the inside and outside of the package. This task becomes more difficult the thinner the paperboard is. With our new, height-adjustable anvil our customers can now save make-ready time and achieve more consistent results.”
This new Marbach technology uses an aluminum block that is milled to shape. Its exact height depends on the thickness of the die-cut material. This aluminum block is not inserted into a laser cut contour in its complete height – as in conventional solutions – but in a height minus the die-board thickness and screwed onto the cutting-die from above. Foils are positioned underneath the anvil. The anvil can be adjusted in its height very quickly and easily through the removal or addition of these foils. Tina Dost: “In this way our customers can set-up their tool in the die-cutting machine much more quickly and precisely than with the conventional reverse cutting technology.”
Marbach offers this new reverse cutting option on the market with immediate effect.
In December 2017 Marbach introduced to the market its new cleaning device for corrugated board machines: the mplaten|cleaner. Since then, more than 10 of these devices have been sold. And further orders are in the pipeline.
The National Plastics Exhibition (NPE) takes place every 3 years in Orlando. The who’s who of the global plastics industry will meet in 2018 from 7 to 11 May. As a specialist for the production of thermoforming tools, Marbach will again be exhibiting there this year and presenting its latest developments.
For some time now Marbach has been offering pure edge technology for achieving clean visible edges in corrugated board. Many customers are now using pure edge. It has been shown that this technology not only provides clean visible edges for corrugated board packaging, but is able to do much more.
Already in 2012, the Heilbronn-based die-maker Marbach had established a location in the USA with its subsidiary in Charlotte, North Carolina. This company has been constantly growing and has in the meantime established itself in the American market. For this reason, Jan Brunner, CEO Marbach America, was invited to the Heilbronn House of Commerce on the 8th March as an expert at the themed evening "Germany - USA: Relationship wise". This event, organized by the German Graduate School of Management & Law (GGS), the Kreissparkasse Heilbronn and the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Heilbronn-Franken, was about the economic and political situation in the USA and the relationship between the USA and Germany. But also about how this has changed - especially over the past year.