ROTOCONTROL/LeoMat Partners with F+V Automation to Develop a High-End Fully Automatic Turret Rewinder

The first in a series of collaborative projects that will be presented at Labelexpo Europe in hall 7 ROTOCONTROL stand L110.

Trittau, Germany, September 23, 2013 --( ROTOCONTROL, a manufacturer of leading-edge slitter/rewinder inspection machines today announced a collaboration with F+V Automation, a German manufacturer specializing in mechanical engineering and automation solutions, to develop a series of finishing machines that combine the design and distribution expertise of both companies. FastChange, a high-end fully automatic turret rewinder, is the first product of this joint partnership and will be presented at Labelexpo Europe in hall 7 ROTOCONTROL stand L110.

F+V Automation focuses on automation and mechanical engineering to optimize manufacturing processes in the areas of converting and labels as well as the packaging and pharmaceutical industries. Proven in-house machine developments and process solutions such as controls, software, control cabinets, and drives are key strengths of F+V.

The FastChange 4-spindle turret rewinder impresses with its innovative control and drive concept, setting new standards in the finishing of self-adhesive labels. Live demonstrations of the FastChange turret rewinder will be offered in the ROTOCONTROL stand at Labelexpo Europe, where all the new features will be presented to show visitors.

Marco Aengenvoort, Managing Director of ROTOCONTROL comments: “Through the close co-operation between the two companies, process-related experiences along with expertise in design can be pooled into automation capabilities, which is evident in the successful design of the FastChange. Future ROTOCONTROL/Leomat and F+V Automation collaborative projects are planned to efficiently link the expertise of both companies and enhance the automation of finishing machines.”

ROTOCONTROL designs and manufactures leading-edge finishing machines, including the LeoMat brand, for inspection, slitting, rewinding, die cutting, overprinting, digital labels and booklet labels for converters in the narrow web industry. Available globally, ROTOCONTROL offers machines from smaller basic rewinders to feature-rich, sophisticated models with multiple options featuring S-Drive Servo Technology enabling maximum web control for the most delicate film and foil materials.

Headquartered in Trittau (Hamburg), Germany ROTOCONTROL maintains the highest level of product quality through ease of use, absolute control and flexibility with a focus on operator safety and efficiency. ROTOCONTROL is the partner of choice in the finishing of label products.

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