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Futura to reveal its full-size R&D converting line at iT’s Tissue in Lucca

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Futura to reveal its full-size R&D converting line at iT’s Tissue in Lucca

June 04, 2018 - 04:57

LUCCA, ITALY, June 4, 2018 (Press Release) -The anticipation is building at Futura as it prepares to reveal a series of innovations and a super-focused service organization at FuturaLab, with its full-size, R&D converting line during iT’s Tissue in Lucca, June 25-29.

Futura’s open house during iT’s Tissue will center on built specifically for research and development.

A snapshot of innovations to be presented at It’s Tissue includes: a unique automatic reel handling and processing system which is safer, more effective and less dependent on manual operations; advanced dust control which minimizes downtime therefore maximizes overall equipment effectiveness (OEE); new standards in automation and process control; and leadership in Industry 4.0 integration.

Head of Technology and FuturaLab, Giovacchino Giurlani, said: “The ambition remains to produce a better roll more efficiently. What is changing is that to achieve this depends not only on all the adjustments and refinements possible on a converting line, but on gathering data and analysis and using this in a smart way to optimize the lines via advanced process control.”

Futura sees its role in the market as pushing the technological boundaries in consumer and professional tissue markets worldwide, while providing innovative services representing a focused new approach.

With a large number and variety of converting lines now operating throughout the world, Futura’s ProCare service and spare parts provision is evolving to ensure industry-leading support now and in the future. All will be revealed during iT’s Tissue, but a key appointment is that of Simone Graunar who, having built up considerable experience of customer service with Futura, has taken on the role of Futura’s Customer Care Manager Worldwide.