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D&M Packaging Purchase a Universal X8 Automatic Slitter to Support Further Growth

D&M Packaging has selected Universal Converting Equipment to supply a new high-speed automatic slitting machine. Crewe-based D&M Packaging has grown rapidly over the last three years and is commencing a new investment phase to meet current and future demands. After an extensive process, D&M invested in the Universal X8 automatic slitting machine. The automation benefits […]

ICE Europe 2023 Exhibition

Munich, Germany14th – 16th March 2023Stand 824 We are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at ICE Europe again this year. At ICE Europe we will be exhibiting the latest version of our highly automated Universal X8 Slitter. We will also have one of our popular Universal CCA Automatic Core Cutters on display. […]

Mike Wilkinson Retires

After over 50 years in the converting industry, Mike Wilkinson, known as Wilkie to many, has decided to retire. During his career he has worked for Chambon, Titan/Atlas, Comexi and Kampf until finally ending his career with Universal Converting Equipment. Commenting on his time in the industry Wilkie said “I have seen the transformation of […]

Bryce Corporation order another two Universal Converting Equipment X8 Slitter Rewinders at K Exhibition

Following a meeting at K 2022 in Dusseldorf, Bryce Corporation has ordered another two Universal X8 slitting machines from Universal Converting Equipment. The Universal X8 is a highly automated slitting machine. This new order follows on from a major installation of an $8 million Automated Slitting Operation at the Bryce, Searcy, AR, USA facility based […]

Universal Ensure Security of Component Supply

Universal Converting Equipment manufactures most of its mechanical components in its own machine shop. This ensures the continuity of supply of component parts and allows the rapid development of new designs. As the business has grown, there has been a need to expand the capacity and Universal has recently installed another large format CNC mill. […]

Universal Invests In Customer Technology Centre

Universal has recently purchased an additional building close to its production operation. The building is currently undergoing refurbishment and decoration. The building will be equipped with the latest machinery from Universal and will be a dedicated demonstration facility for customers to see how this technology will deliver real benefits to their businesses. Commenting on the […]

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 […]