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W&H appoints Dr. Falco Paepenmüller as Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Falco Paepenmüller will assume the position of Chief Technology Officer at Windmöller & Hölscher as of 01.04.2019. His successor as Head of the Extrusion Business Unit will be Dr. Torsten Schmitz.

Changes at W&H, the specialist for the flexible packaging market: Effective April 1, 2019, Dr. Falco Paepenmüller will become Chief Technology Officer (CTO), a newly-created position, of the machinery manufacturer’s Management Board. Paepenmüller assumes responsibility for the three business units: Extrusion, Printing and Converting. Chief Financial Officer, Theodor Determann, transferred from W&H to Germany-based E-Mobility specialist e.GO <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place...



NOVOFLEX II Flexographic Press to Premiere at W&H Open House

Machinery manufacturer Windmöller & Hölscher is hosting “Experience the Future of Flexo” featuring the newest technological developments in flexographic printing at its renovated Printing Technology Center in Lengerich, Germany on March 27th & 28th. Highlighting the Open House will be the world premiere of the NOVOFLEX II flexographic press, which will demonstrate challenging jobs at top speeds.The MIRAFLEX II product range, the market’s top selling flexographic press with more than 600 machines running worldwide, is being expanded with the introduction of a compact single port machine. Additional topics include: a new technology that delivers high performance press-ready plates in less than an hour presented by KODAK Flexcel Solutions as well as a direct comparison of the classic CMYK color separation to multi-color separation. Rounding out the event, the Information and Diagnostics Center will introduce visitors to new services using data glasses.

“Shorter job lengths, demanding images, and consistently high-quality print done profitably – demands such as these from flexo printers are increasing. At ‘Experience the Future of Flexo’, W&H will present solutions for these challenges with new machinery, time saving processes and new technology,” explained Markus Bauschulte, Technical Sales Director of the Printing and Finishing Unit at W&H.

Visitors to the Open House will experience the premiere of the NOVOFLEX II, the newest flexographic...



Sigma Plastics Orders 53rd Blown Film Line from W&H

VAREX II to Step up Capacity at ISOFlex Indiana

Sigma Plastics Group has placed its first order in 2019 with Windmoeller & Hoelscher and 53rd since the two companies began partnering in 2009. The latest VAREX II blown film line will go to ISOFlex Indiana, based in Washington, IN, a W&H-exclusive plant dedicated solely to producing high-end films.

The 103”, 5-layer POD VAREX II is equipped with a FILMATIC S dual-service winder with reverse winding capabilities. It is the fourth VAREX at ISOFlex Indiana, joining another 5-layer VAREX II, which...



W&H Announces it's Developing Digital Press for Flexible Packaging

First Milestone Reached

While digital printing is already firmly established in the label and commercial printing sector, flexible packaging continues to be a challenge: An economical and stable digital printing process has yet to be developed. W&H, machine builder and specialist for flexible packaging, has reached a first milestone in its development project with a machine concept for a new digital printing machine. Now the technology leader starts onboarding partners, including leading inkjet printhead manufacturer...