Milling equipment manufacturers are seeing particular interest in process improvements and new technologies, including nanotechnology.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor02.01.08
Due to challenging economic conditions facing their industry, ink manufacturers might not choose to
Premier Mill’s QMAX Supermill.
purchase entirely new milling machines. However, milling equipment manufacturers have seen an increased interest in upgrading and improving existing equipment to improve their processes.
“There is always interest in improving production and product quality, and to reduce production costs by introducing new equipment technology in a downturn or upturn,” said George Murphy, national sales manager, Hockmeyer Equipment. “However, it comes down to whether or not purchasing the equipment is justified at the time.”
“We are working with many ink companies with interest in new equipment and modifications to existing equipment,” said Stewart Rissley, national sales manager – Premier Mill Operation, SPX Process Equipment.
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