Strong S.A. invests in highly productive S1 DT slitter to automate its processes

06.09.2021 Comexi (Girona, Spain), a specialist in solutions for the flexible packaging printing and converting industry, and Uruguay-based Strong S.A., a company that specialises in the production of flexible packaging, have reached an agreement over a highly productive Comexi S1 DT. The new slitter, which will be installed at the Montevideo facility, will allow Strong S.A. to automate more processes in the immediate future.

The Comexi S1 DT slitter.
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The Comexi S1 DT slitter.

"For us it is very important that a company such Strong S.A. has decided to invest in a highly productive machine such as the Comexi S1 DT. This shows that this type of slitter has its place in the Latin American market," explains José Luis Soriano, Comexi area manager for this region.

Uruguayan family business

Strong S.A. is a Uruguayan family business which belongs to the Macció Group. The company, based in Montevideo, has over 40 years of experience in the production of all types of flexible packaging. In its 15 000m2 facility. Strong S.A. has state-of-the-art machinery, including the Comexi S1 DT. "Due to its high productivity, we acquired this slitter, a machine that will offer the possibility of automating more processes," says Gustavo Caraballo from Strong S.A.

The Comexi S1 DT is a slitter which provides excellent results in both quality and productivity, even regarding the most demanding jobs, due to its state-of-the-art control elements and high degree of automation. Cores, knives, laser heads, photocells, and almost every adjusting element of the machine are self-calibrating, thanks to an extremely interactive and easy-going user interface. The unique automation of the Comexi S1 DT gives the operator, without the need to intervene, the possibility to load the reel into the machine and deliver finished reels.

High degree of customisation

The turreted version of the Comexi S1 DT can perform jobs which require a large number of output reels. It is also able to work with the thickest materials used in the flexible packaging market, including aluminium, wax, and other special or complex materials. The Comexi S1 DT allows for a high degree of customisation, as well as many automated options, such as splicing tables, automatic reel unloading, video camera inspection, and label robotisation of finished reels, thus fully guaranteeing complete system control and an exceptional increase in productivity.