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Founded in 1907 and headquartered in Oxfordshire, UK, Meech International is a specialist developer and manufacturer of electro-static control solutions. The Meech product range encompasses four key markets – static control, air technology, web cleaning and JetStream – installed within a wide range of industries including printing, packaging, converting, plastics, automotive and food production.

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Sustainability Breakthrough in Cleaning Food and Beverage Containers

Release date: 10.08.2010 | images: 3

Meech International believes the development of its new IonRinse system presents a major leap forward in terms of energy saving and sustainability in the field of cleaning blown containers, bottles, cans, jars and pre-forms for use in the food and beverage industries.  The Witney-based manufacturer has been involved in ionised cleaning technology for these markets for several years and has many leading names amongst its customers.  The new fan-driven ionised air rinsing system is the result of more than 12 months of intense research and development.

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Meech Strengthens International Presence with Chinese Subsidiary

Release date: 28.07.2010 | images: 1

UK manufacturer Meech International is continuing to expand its global presence with the formation in China of a wholly owned subsidiary – Meech Static Eliminators (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.  The Oxfordshire based company, which is a leading developer of static control, air and web cleaning technologies, is winning an increasing number of sales from China and during the next 12 months it will be confirming its long term commitment to the area by opening offices in Beijing and Guangzhou.

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Meech Shows How to Improve Profits at Labelexpo

Release date: 20.07.2010 | images: 1

Visitors to the booth of Meech Static Eliminators at LabelExpo Americas 2010, 14th – 16th September, Chicago, will be able to learn about the latest developments in web cleaning and static control, two areas in which the manufacturer is a key global player.  The recent launch of ShearClean™ means that Meech has both non contact and contact web cleaning systems in its product portfolio, so customers can ensure they have the best solution for the type of materials they handle.  Meech has also added several products to its line up of static control systems.

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Meech Offers Greater Profits with Launch of the 977CM Pulsed DC Controller

Release date: 19.07.2010 | images: 1

Manufacturer Meech International has developed an innovative technology that breaks new ground in the field of electrostatic control and enables customers to significantly increase their process productivity and profitability.  The new 977CM Pulsed DC controller is the first true closed loop static control system, incorporating a range of features that make it easier for the user to sustain optimum performance of their static control system and extend the interval between cleaning.

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Meech International Strengthens UK Team

Release date: 16.07.2010 | images: 2

Meech International has strengthened its UK team with the appointment of Colin Cooper and Kelly Hopkins, plus the promotion of Jon Ferguson to the position of Capital Equipment Project Engineer.  Colin Cooper has joined the Oxfordshire based manufacturer as a Design/Production Engineer with particular emphasis on product development, research and development and quality control.  Kelly Hopkins has joined the in-house technical support and customer service department.

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Meech ‘Rent to Buy’ scheme proves a hit at Neschen Coatings

Release date: 04.06.2010 | images: 1

Meech International’s ‘Rent to Buy’ scheme is becoming increasingly popular amongst companies that require solid evidence that the proposed equipment will provide the solution they require across all of the materials the system is likely to be used with.  One of the latest manufacturers to benefit is Neschen Coatings, which purchased a double sided Tornado F5 contact web cleaning system after a three-month trial at its Basildon plant.

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Release date: 27.05.2010 | images: 2

Meech International has strengthened its position as a major supplier of web cleaning technologies with the launch of ShearClean™, a non-contact system that is suitable for sectors ranging from narrow web label printing (litho, gravure, flexo) and converting to food packaging and pharmaceutical applications.  ShearClean is also highly effective when used in applications involving coating.

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Contract Packer Sees Productivity Jump Following Meech Installation

Release date: 27.04.2010 | images: 1

Pontypridd contract packer Complete Core Business Solutions has increased the productivity of one of its vertical form fill seal machines nearly 15 percent following the installation of two Meech 915 ionising bars above the sealing plates. The Welsh company did not realise that static was slowing down throughput, as owner Stephen Nicholls explains.

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Meech set to clean up At ICE

Release date: 28.09.2009 | images: 1

At ICE Europe in November, Meech International will demonstrate two brand-new, exciting and ground-breaking products for the converting industry. The ShearClean™, a revolutionary new non-contact web cleaning system, and the 977CM, an innovative technology in the field of electrostatic control, will offer Meech’s customers the opportunity to significantly increase their process productivity, flexibility and subsequently, profitability. Both products are set to provoke further excitement as they compete for top prizes at the renowned ‘ICE Europe Innovation Awards’, the results of which will be revealed on the second day of the exhibition.

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Meech International Celebrates 2009 Queen’s Award Success

Release date: 21.07.2009 | images: 2

Meech International, a world leader in the supply of electrostatic control systems for industrial processes, marked its recent success in winning The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2009 with a celebration at its Witney, Oxfordshire headquarters on July 15.

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Meech International Aims for Clean Sweep at Labelexpo 2009

Release date: 10.07.2009 | images: 1

Meech International will firmly position itself at Labelexpo as a major supplier of web cleaning technologies, with the official worldwide launch of ShearClean™. This non-contact system is the latest addition to the Witney, UK manufacturer’s line-up of web cleaning systems and is suitable for sectors ranging from narrow web label printing (litho, gravure, flexo) and converting to food packaging and pharmaceutical applications.

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Meech proves a sparkling success with Viracon

Release date: 06.05.2009 | images: 1

The clarity and quality of glass in some of the world’s most famous modern buildings is being assured thanks to static elimination technology from Meech International. Viracon, which offers the world’s most complete range of high-performance architectural glass products, has installed intelligent technology from Meech’s 900-Series static elimination range on production lines at its site in Statesboro, Georgia, USA, to effectively combat the high levels of static commonly encountered during glass production.