FOIL, VINYL, WINDOW FILM, HTV TRADE

PUT THE BRAKES ON HIGH TRANSPORTATION COSTS WITH JUMBO ROLLS

Container Ship

Most recently, shipping and freight costs have quadrupled in some cases. The international trade in films threatens to become unprofitable. Supply55 and Nepata know a way out: jumbo rolls

Summary
Many foils and similar products are produced in Asia, but mainly sold in Europe, the USA or Oceania. Film dealers can save up to 70% on sea freight costs if they purchase so-called jumbo rolls from the manufacturers. Only in the destination country are these converted to commercially available rolls of 25, 50 or 100 meters. In this post, I will introduce you to this strategy. And you will learn how this can be realized with NEPATA solutions with manageable investments compared to an industrial slitter/rewinder.

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CUT-OFF SERIES: #3 – HOW TO AVOID FRAYING, CRUSHING, DUST OR GLUE RESIDUE?

A clean cut edge is the be-all and end-all when cutting off foils on a roll. But how do you achieve that? Here are some recommendations for daily practice. Cut like a pro – it’s not that difficult. Once you have understood a few basic connections. In this episode of our parting series, we take a closer look at […] Read more »

Shortage of skilled workers makes automation necessary!

In many western industrialized nations, there is a shortage of skilled workers everywhere. Also, in film logistics. What to do? Automate … SUMMARY Many companies already have a shortage of skilled workers – and the trend is likely to continue. Film dealers are also having a hard time finding staff. After all, the work in […] Read more »

AUTOMATE AND STREAMLINE YOUR FINISHING WORKFLOW WITH KALA XY TRIMMERS

Supply55, Inc. and Kala SAS are pleased to announce the release of the Kala XY trimmers for use in automating trimming and finishing output from digital printers including wallpaper, posters, labels, banners, signs and more. Read more »

NEPATA Digital Summit 2020

Save the date so you can participate in the NEPATA Digital Summit Tuesday, March 31st through April 2nd, 2020. Read more »