Universal Converting Equipment moves hot melt coating technology forward with new test facility

Universal Converting Equipment have supplied a new CL350 hot melt adhesive coater / laminator to sister company, Universal Adhesive Systems. This investment in the latest technology strengthens the position of the two companies as leaders in both converting machinery and adhesive application technologies. The new CL350 coater is available for customer trials at Universal Adhesive […]

Watershed Packaging Install a High Performance Universal X6 Slitting Machine

Watershed Packaging are a fast growing adhesive label and flexible packaging producer with three production sites, including a recently completed custom-built factory in Leeds. Watershed needed a slitting machine with fast set-up times to slit material used within its conversion operation. Watershed chose the Universal X6 for its automatic shear knife set up, ease of […]

Converter Directory 2015 – 16

The new edition of the Converter Magazine Directory (for 2015 – 2016) is out now, and we’re proud to be featured on the cover.  The machine shown on the cover is an X6 Slitter configured for converting flexible packaging films, this is the most popular configuration for this machine. Other features in evidence on our […]

ICE Europe 2015 – our review

Overwhelming interest in the X6 Slitter at ICE Europe 2015 This year’s International Converting Exhibition (ICE) in Munich appeared to be the best attended ICE exhibition to date, both in terms of delegates and exhibitors. Here at Universal Converting Equipment we decided to book a larger stand, and to take more machinery than in previous […]

Universal Converting Equipment at ICE Europe 2015

Deutsch | English | Español | Français Universal Converting Equipment will be exhibiting at ICE Europe 2015 in hall A6, stand 523. The ‘star’ of the stand will be the Universal X6 Slitter Rewinder, a high performance slitter developed primarily for flexible packaging, but proving itself just as efficient and fast when processing a wide […]

Universal Converting Equipment appoint top slitter sales executive

Universal Converting Equipment are pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Wilkinson as Sales Executive. Mike has a wealth of experience in the converting industry having worked in senior sales and general management roles for Titan, Atlas, Comexi and Kampf. Commenting on the appointment, Alan Jones, Managing Director said, “Mike is one of the top […]

Universal Converting Equipment complete Phase 2 of their expansion strategy

In the last two years, Universal Converting Equipment has doubled its turnover. To support this turnover growth, Universal invested in additional manufacturing space, designers and assembly staff (Phase 1). However, Universal found that the business was being held back by the lack of capacity of its sub-contractors to meet their increased demands. In the last […]

Lean Flexibles Install a High Performance Universal X6 Slitting Machine

Lean Flexibles are a fast growing supplier and contract slitter of flexible packaging materials based at Hinckley, UK. Lean offer short lead time supply of a range of materials including PET, OPP, PE, CPP and multi-layer laminates. In choosing the Universal X6 slitting machine, Lean needed a wider web machine which minimised job set up […]

Universal Converting Equipment expand

Slitter, winder and hot melt coating equipment manufacturer grows into new premises. Slitting and coating equipment manufacturer Universal Converting Equipment have announced they have purchased an additional 4000sq feet of manufacturing space adjoining their existing Ipswich-based facility. “The additional spacewill be used to complement our existing production areas and also to house a 2000sq feet […]

Energy efficient adhesive coating

The next generation of ITW Dynatec Dynamelt™ S Series Adhesive Supply Units have been designed to reduce the amount of energy required to operate efficiently, thereby also reducing their TCO (total cost of ownership). Reducing energy consumption. The new Dynamelt™ S unit consumes 20% less energy and significantly less air than similar adhesive supply units […]