|Hans Deamer, President (left) and
Andrew Wheeler, Vice President
As a result, the Rhode Island-based unit,
1977, has become a major supplier of advanced flexographic
and gravure printing presses, blown and cast film extrusion systems,
multiwall bag making machines, as well as form,
fill, and seal
(FFS) equipment for the flexible packaging
industry in North
engineering excellence guarantees customized engineering solutions:
from a single machine order to a turnkey factory.
Since its inception, W&H has been granted over 1,500
patents worldwide, including the oscillating haul-off technology,
bubble cooling, and the OPTIFIL P automatic die control.
The company is well known for many industry “firsts,” including
the introduction of the first CI press in 1954
and for the 1997 launch of NOVOFLEX
gearless, direct drive, infinitely variable
In addition to supplying the world’s most comprehensive machinery
program for the flexible packaging industry,
W&H also offers an extensive
and reliable service program.
W&H service is available “24/7”,
utilizing a comprehensive multi-million dollar warehouse to deliver the
majority of parts right from our Rhode Island stock. Furthermore,
43,000 sq. ft. (4,000 m²) Technology Center in Lengerich, Germany,
offers the most advanced training and testing labs for printing,
extrusion and packaging machinery.
Customer satisfaction is at the core of our efforts, and
customer productivity and profitability are the driving forces
behind everything W&H does.