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MarquipWardUnited installs its 300th dual rotary knife on TSKM sheeter sold to folding carton plant in France

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MarquipWardUnited installs its 300th dual rotary knife on TSKM sheeter sold to folding carton plant in France

August 17, 2012 - 04:46

PHILLIPS, WI, Aug. 17, 2012 (Press Release) -

MarquipWardUnited is celebrating the installation of its 300th dual rotary sheeter knife. In the 25 years that they have been manufacturing sheeters, MarquipWardUnited has installed dual rotary knives around the globe in paper mills, converters, folding carton plants and commercial printers.

In 1987, Marquip, LLC, entered the sheeting industry using knowledge gained through the development of splicers and knives for the corrugating and custom products industries. In 2008 MarquipWardUnited took another big step when they acquired Apollo Sheeters, to create the most versatile sheeter supplier world-wide. With the combination of two great companies MarquipWardUnited continued to innovate by bringing the dual rotary knife to more customers through a broader product offering and higher production speeds on all paper types. MarquipWardUnited aims to provide customers with a competitive edge through products that have a reputation for being efficient and reliable.

The 300th dual rotary knife was installed on a TSKM sheeter sold to a folding carton plant in France. The success of the MarquipWardUnited dual rotary knife demonstrates MarquipWardUnited's commitment to creating superior solutions through inspired innovation.

About MarquipWardUnited, Inc.

As one of the largest global suppliers of advanced corrugating, sheeting and finishing machinery, MarquipWardUnited, Inc. has achieved international success through a combination of technical innovation and superb reliability. With more than a century of experience, MarquipWardUnited has become a leading manufacturer of high-speed equipment-including sheeters, splicers, slitter/scorers, direct drive knives, rotary die cutters and flexo folder gluers-for the folded carton, corrugated box and paper converting industries worldwide.

ABOUT BARRY-WEHMILLER

Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc. is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology solutions in packaging, corrugating and paper converting across a broad spectrum of industries. Barry-Wehmiller's balanced approach to the market is made possible through nine interactive divisions:

Accraply, Inc.,a leading manufacturer of automatic labeling and label converting and finishing systems; Barry-Wehmiller Design Group, Inc., a premier supplier of manufacturing automation, facility design, and other engineering consulting services; Barry-Wehmiller International Resources (BWIR), a global provider of business and technology solutions to the mid-market manufacturing domain; FleetwoodGoldcoWyard, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of automated can end and product handling equipment, advanced conveyance technology, palletizers, depalletizers, and process equipment; HayssenSandiacre, a form/fill/seal technologies and services leader for more than 100 years; MarquipWardUnited, Inc., a leading manufacturer of equipment for the corrugated and folded carton industries; Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), providing high-performance converting machinery for the global tissue, nonwovens, package printing, and envelope manufacturing industries; PneumaticScaleAngelus, a global provider for filling, capping, can seaming, labeling, centrifugation, orienter and wet case detectors; and Thiele Technologies, Inc., a leading producer of placing, feeding, bagging, cartoning, case packing, robotic, premade bag and pouch, and palletizing equipment.

In fiscal year 2011, Barry-Wehmiller leveraged a strategic combination of organic and acquisition growth to achieve revenues surpassing $1.2 billion. Barry-Wehmiller now employs more than 5,600 team members in over 65 locations worldwide.