Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd completed the installation of the first “next generation” Atlas CW1040 Series primary slitter rewinder at Tri-Pack Films Ltd., based in Karachi, Pakistan at the end of December 2012. This 8.7m wide primary film slitter has been installed in conjunction with a new high speed BOPP film production line also scheduled for start-up at the same time.
In addition, a new 3.25m wide Atlas CW3600 Series secondary slitter rewinder was also installed. A new, purpose-built production facility has been completed at the company’s Port Qasim site to accommodate the new equipment.This will be the fourth BOPP film production line in operation at Tri-Pack Films which will have a production capacity of approximately 40,000 tons per year.
The company added its first cast polypropylene (CPP) film production line in 2008 and will install a second CPP line by mid-2013, according to Atlas.“We are delighted to be collaborating with Tri-Pack Films again,” added Peter Turner, Sales Manager for Atlas. “We look forward to the start-up of the new film line and being part of the company’s success during 2013 and beyond.”