Plastchim-T Invests in the World’s Largest BOPP Line
Bulgarian film producer Plastchim-T has invested in a new BOPP line by manufacturer Brückner Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG, Siegsdorf, Germany. With a working width of 10.4 m, speeds up to 600 m/min and an hourly output above 7,600 kilo it is the world's largest BOPP film production line. With a future total output of more than 110,000 tons of BOPP films per year, Plastchim-T further strengthen their position as one of Europe’s leading packaging manufacturers
The new line is an investment in the future, as Managing Director Beyan Faik says: “We strive to make our company fit for the next generation. This highly productive line bears enormous potential and is a perfect complement to our existing BOPP line park. We now have a broad portfolio of Brückner lines in working widths of 4.2 m, 6.6 m, 8.7 m and soon 10.4 m – with this equipment we will be able to react very flexibly to the markets’ fast changing demands and can offer various films grades in small or large lots, even on short notice.” The acquisition marks a historical step: Increase of today´s production speeds of 500-525m/min up to 600 m/min in a defined period of time. Plastchim-T’s latest line features a high speed machine direction orienter (MDO), a new sliding chain track system, a tailor-made surface treatment system and a special winding concept, both for highest speeds.
For the 10.4m line a completely new factory will be built, fulfilling highest demands regarding efficiency, operation costs, material flow, logistics and energy consumption.
Brückner Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG
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