Meech International showcase their Static Control and Web Cleaning expertise at the Xeikon Café
Posted: Thursday 16th February 2017
Meech solutions featured in live folding carton and IML digital applications and during the highly educational Technical Conference Program
Lier, Belgium, February 15, 2017 – With decades of experience in the label and converting sectors, Meech International will share its wealth of technical and application knowledge in web cleaning and static control during live demonstrations and the Technical Conference Program at the Xeikon Café Packaging Innovations 2017 (www.xeikoncafe.com), set for 28 to 31 March.
For their third visit of the highly popular Xeikon Café Meech will focus on the significance of Static Control and maintaining a clean web in digital printing. Meech solutions will be included in live demonstrations of folding carton and IML applications, and Donald Lewis, Business Development Manager of Meech will share valuable knowledge in the “Web Cleaning & Static Control solutions for Digital Production” session of the educational Xeikon Café Technical Conference Program.
Ralph Simon, Area Manager of Meech International is pleased to be part of the Xeikon Café: “Being a Xeikon Aura partner for several years, we are looking forward to another edition of the Xeikon Café. We have been part of the previous Cafés, and participating in the 2017 edition was a decision easily made. The Xeikon Café is a familiar, informal and educational networking event and ideal opportunity to address the web cleaning and static control needs of the digital printing industry. Visitors can experience first-hand our solutions during live demonstrations on the printing machines. We are excited to meet with them, network and learn interesting things about the industry.”
Meech International brings CyClean™ to Xeikon Café
On show will be the CyClean™ web cleaner, designed in response to increased demand for a compact, high performance, non-contact system. Ideal for high-speed presses and with an ability to handle virtually any substrate, CyClean improves the flexibility of the press and ensures spotless webs are maintained. With no consumable costs, it is capable of removing contamination to below 1 micron and incorporates fluid dynamic principles to provide higher levels of cleanliness for digital print applications.
Unchecked, static electricity can cause productivity, quality and safety problems. Meech will show its revolutionary Hyperion DC range that provides static control in virtually every production situation. The 924IPS and 929IPS antistatic bars are both powered by 24V DC, feature Meech’s Ion Current Monitoring (ICM) technology that provides local and remote alerts when the bars need cleaning. They also incorporate adjustable performance settings including polarity, frequency and output voltage.
ABOUT MEECH INTERNATIONAL
Founded in 1907 and headquartered in Oxfordshire, UK, Meech International is a specialist developer and manufacturer of web cleaning and electrostatic controls. The Meech product range is organised into three key groupings: contact and non-contact web cleaning systems, static control and air technology. These are used extensively within a wide range of industries including printing, packaging, converting, plastics, automotive, pharmaceutical and food production.
With an established worldwide network of subsidiaries and distributors, over 80% of the systems produced by Meech are sold in 45 overseas markets.
ABOUT THE XEIKON CAFÉ PACKAGING INNOVATIONS
The Xeikon Café Packaging Innovations is a platform offered by Xeikon and its Aura partners, offering the opportunity to understand, evaluate and experience digital production, and enabling printers and converters to consciously make a business decision. Through demonstrations, presentations, workshops and discussions, participants receive first-hand actionable information and advice on industry innovations and trends.
- Date: From Tuesday March 28th until Friday March 31st
- Opening hours: daily from 09:00h till 17:30h, except on Friday till 16:00h
- Location: Xeikon HQ, Belgium (Duwijckstraat 17, 2500 Lier)
- Website & registration: xeikoncafe.com
- Cost: the event is free for all attendees
PARTICIPATING XEIKON CAFÉ PARTNERS
Taking part of the Xeikon Café Packaging Innovations 2017 to showcase integrated solutions are: AB Graphic International Ltd, Actega Terra GmbH, Advanced Track and Trace, AGFA Graphics, Argos Solutions, Avery Dennison, AVT, Bograma, Brotech Graphics Co., Ltd, Cartes, CERM, CHILI Publish, Diamond Photofoil Limited, Esko, Flint Group Flexographic Products, Flint Group Narrow Web, Flint Group Sheetfed, Grafisk Maskinfabrik, Grafotronic AB, Highcon Systems Ltd., Hybrid Software NV, Iggesund Paperboard, Label Traxx, Lake Image Systems Ltd, Meech International, Metsä Board, Michelman, OneVision Software AG, Rietstack, Scodix, Sei S.p.A., Smag Graphique, Stora Enso, ThermoFlexX, Treofan Germany GmbH & Co. KG, Tresu Group, Tronics, UPM Raflatac, Xeikon, Yupo Europe GmbH, and Zünd Systemtechnik AG.
XEIKON CAFÉ CONTACTS
For more information about the Xeikon Café, visit www.xeikoncafe.com or contact:
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Brieversstraat 70 - 4529 GZ Eede, The Netherlands
T: +32 (0)3 443 13 11 – M: +32 (0)494 50 00 57
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