Controls retrofit boosts printing production for packaging manufacturer

Industrial Automation Solutions

Challenge:

Improve output and extend the lifespan of an older printing press laminator without having to do a full machine retrofit.

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Rexroth Solution:

  • HAC drive component
  • High-speed I/O card

Results:

  • Added 10 years to machine lifespan
  • Avoided $70,000 in parts costs
  • Increased output by 75 percent
  • Improved reliability, reduced maintenance
  • Expanded capabilities
  • Required minimal downtime for controls retrofit
  • Saved space in control cabinet with newer technology
  • Supported comprehensive, efficient code for motion control