Home » Titan Slitter Rewinders Celebrate 50th Anniversary House in Bedford, UK
Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd. is pleased to report that the open house event held on Wednesday, Sept. 17 in Kempston, Bedford (UK) to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Titan slitter rewinders was a great success.
More than 80 guests as well as representatives from partner supplier companies, Titan agents and the converting media were welcomed to the event.
A full day’s programme of presentations included the latest slitter rewinder technology from Titan, followed by demonstrations of the ER610 Compact and SR9-DT dual turret models, processing a 30 micron, 1200mm wide BOPP film kindly supplied by the Poligal Group (Spain) and specially printed for the occasion by FFP Packaging Solutions, of Northampton (UK), a long established Titan customer. Six 190mm reels were rewound on both machines and at 700m/min on the SR9-DT rewinder.
After a presentation on Atlas-Titan service and customer support, the guest speaker of the day was Dr. Carolin Struller, research associate of Bobst Manchester Ltd., who gave a very interesting presentation on aluminium oxide coated transparent barrier films for packaging applications.
A buffet lunch was followed by presentations from four partner suppliers – Koch robotics (Germany), Dienes slitting technology (Germany), Ga.Vo core cutting solutions (Italy) and BST eltromat Intl. web guiding & inspection systems (Germany). Demonstrations of all partner suppliers’ equipment was available throughout the day.
A special Titan 50th Anniversary dinner was held at the Park Inn by Radisson hotel in the historic centre of Bedford on the evening of Tuesday, 16th September and attended by over 50 distinguished guests.
Both Titan and all partner suppliers who participated at the event were very pleased with the level of interest in the various products presented and Titan is delighted to announce the sale of a SR9-DT dual turret rewinder to a North American customer, signed during the Open House which will be delivered during Q1 of 2015.
Guests at the open house received a commemorative gift and all Titan slitter rewinders sold for delivery during 2014 feature a special 50th anniversary gold machine livery. Pages dedicated to Titan’s 50th Anniversary are viewable on the Atlas-Titan website at http://www.atlasconverting.com/about-us/atlas-converting-equipment-ltd-celebrates-50-years-of-success/ with a history of Titan, its machines and milestones which all started in London, back in 1964.
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