TLM Offer The LaserSharp® – FreshFocus Platform for Flexible Packaging Converters
Trends such as changing consumer behavior and the explosion of e-commerce have been disrupting the flexible packaging industry in recent times. The proliferation of SKU’s and faster product development, together with consumer expectations for convenience and product safety, plus demands from new markets, are all putting the pressure on flexible packaging converters to innovate.
To continue offering value and capture market growth, flexible packaging converters now need to adopt an agile approach to their production line capabilities. This includes managing package development faster whilst offering high-quality and reliable packaging solutions.
As UK and Ireland distributer for LasX Industries, Bromsgrove based TLM Laser offer a range of premium laser digital converting solutions that can not only keep pace with the demands of the industry, but also provide the innovation required to address future market developments.
Material converting is a highly competitive market and success relies on establishing good working relationships and collaboration between both the material and equipment suppliers. Working with an experienced and trusted partner ensures that a business can remain responsive as the market continues to evolve. LasX Industries has been providing unique laser solutions based upon their LaserSharp® technology for over two decades, and the company’s latest development, FreshFocus, has been launched in response to the latest customers’ needs and industry challenges.
FreshFocus delivers the speed, precision, and performance that customers have come to expect from LasX custom laser solutions. In partnership with their sister company, FlexPak Services, LasX has developed designs and expertise based on real production experience. Rugged durability, superior control and unparalleled versatility are amongst the many LaserSharp equipment qualities reflected in the FreshFocus series. The FreshFocus configure-to-order laser system delivers a versatile, competitively priced, yet premium solution for creating breathable and easy-open packaging. This wide-web flexible packaging equipment is designed to integrate into any slitter-rewinder system. The technology offers versatility and the flexibility to perform multiple laser processes with one system, optimising the return on investment and future processing capabilities.
(FreshFocus configure-to-order laser system delivers a versatile, competitively priced, yet premium solution for creating breathable and easy-open packaging)
TLM Laser’s Andy Toms explains: “FreshFocus delivers unmatched flexibility, quality, and speed for a variety of flexible packaging requirements. Pre-defined features and additional options meet a variety of applications and allow users to tailor the solution to their specific needs. With no engineering or design time required, the equipment is ready to build as soon as the customer chooses the specifications. Expert assistance is also available here in the UK from TLM Laser technicians and of course from the LasX team of laser specialists who can help to customise and implement individual solutions. There are also a number of additional options, laser modules, and software features that can be added to the system at a later stage without the need for substantial modifications. The ability of FreshFocus to reduce cycle times and lead times provides a significant competitive advantage for users.”
Stay ahead of the curve with responsive, adaptable solutions
The versatility of the FreshFocus configure-to-order series allows flexible packaging converters to adapt, scale, and upgrade the equipment based on their unique requirements. Three different laser processing configurations support multiple applications, automatically scoring and perforating the materials in a variety of patterns.
(Pre-defined features and additional options meet a variety of applications and allow users to tailor the solution to their specific needs)
Laser-based scoring and perforation enhance the quality of the final product and drive a superior process. The advantages of this leading-edge laser converting technology include highly accurate processing, easy setup, quick changeover, and the flexibility to modify patterns or files on the fly, a flexible controlled process regardless of web speed, the smallest possible features intricate patterns and shapes, plus score depth control for consistent depth without penetrating the barrier layer.
The LasX laser converting systems highlighted within this article are available from Bromsgrove based TLM Laser, and just part of the comprehensive range of laser-based technologies and systems offered by the company.
For further information, please contact:
Mr Andy Toms Director
2 Navigation Court
Harris Business Park
Tel: +44 (0)1527 959 099