FFP Packaging Solutions win ‘Investment of the Year’ at UK Packaging Awards with the Universal X6

FFP Packaging Solutions has won the prestigious ‘Investment of the year’ award at this years UK Packaging Awards. FFP is a packaging company that focuses on designing and manufacturing sustainable packaging solutions for food, beverage, pharmaceuticals and other industries. Established over 50 years ago, FFP have grown to become one of the leading flexible packaging […]

Coveris increase BOPP capacity with Universal X6 Slitter Rewinder

Flexible packaging manufacturer Coveris have revealed details of a program of investment that has led to a significant increase in production of BOPP (Biaxially-Oriented Polypropylene) labels. As reported on the Labels and Labelling website Coveris have announced a large increase in productivity in their BOPP label manufacturing capabilities at their facility in Louth (UK). The […]

ACL Films launch new website

Universal Converting Equipment customers ACL Films Pty Ltd are celebrating the launch of a new website. Based in the state of Victoria, Australia, and operating worldwide, ACL Films are a family owned and managed business. The company offers specialist slitting, die cutting and sheeting services in addition to supplying a wide range of films. In […]

InfoFlex 2019

We are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at InfoFlex again this year. InfoFlex is hosted by the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA). InfoFlex is being held from May 6-7 2019 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. 2019 is already a record year for Universal Converting Equipment, following on from […]

Universal X6 Slitting Machine Designed for Industry 4.0 Factorywide Integration

Industry 4.0 is an industry ‘hot topic’. It is being discussed alongside the ‘Internet of Things’ (IOT) as the future for process equipment, allowing integration of a range of processes that facilitate and improve the sharing of data. Industry 4.0 is not a new concept. It originated in 2011 as a way of fusing the […]

PT Surya Multi Indopack reduce stoppage time and increase productivity with the Universal X6VT Slitter Rewinder

PT Surya Multi Indopack (PTSMI) are a leading converter in Indonesia with dedicated factories for Flexo printing and Rotogravure. As part of their ongoing expansion they needed additional slitting capacity with the flexibility to handle a wide range of substrates. Universal Converting Equipment recently installed a Universal X6VT slitter rewinder in the Rungkut Rotogravure facility. […]

ICE Europe 2019 – Universal Converting Equipment stand

The ICE Europe exhibition is a great opportunity to spend time with many of our customers. Exhibiting at ICE Europe also gives us a good platform for showcasing our slitting expertise. At the previous ICE Europe show (in 2017) our X6 Slitter Rewinder drew a lot of interest, so this year we will be exhibiting […]

Skymark re-enforce reputation as a flexible packaging innovator with the purchase of a Universal X6 Laser Perforator

Since forming in 1987 Skymark Packaging Ltd have strived to put themselves at the forefront of innovation. In the competitive world of flexible packaging Skymark are one of a select group of companies who are prepared to prove their commitment to constant innovation. One of the most tangible ways that Skymark has made their position […]

Universal Continue to Grow

2017 has been a record year for Universal Converting Equipment with sales 60% higher than in 2016, which was also a record year. This development has been driven by the rapid growth in sales of the Universal X6 slitting machine. To accommodate this growth, Universal have recently purchased an additional manufacturing unit on the same […]

Parkside Flexibles invest in two Universal X6 slitting machines for Malaysia and the UK

  Parkside Flexibles are a leading edge flexographic printer with manufacturing in the UK and Malaysia. As a supplier to global brands, Parkside uses advanced processing systems to create value added packaging. This requires the highest quality slit rolls to send to its customers. In many cases, the complex structures are difficult to process and […]