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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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Meech to present its Industry 4.0 solution, Smart Control, alongside its wide range of static control and web cleaning products at ICE Europe 2019

Release date: 13.02.2019 | images: 2

Meech International plans to use ICE Europe 2019 (12-14 March 2019, Munich Trade Fair Centre, Hall A6 – Stand 330) as a platform to demonstrate how its web cleaning and static control equipment can help converters produce immaculate webs for packaging and labelling. Meech’s recently released automation device, the HyperionTM SmartControl, will be on display, alongside a range of Hyperion ionising bars – including the 971IPS, 929IPS and 924IPS – and its entire series of contact and non-contact web cleaners.

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Innovia Films solves BOPP film static issues with Meech’s 935 Ionising Blowers

Release date: 05.02.2019 | images: 2

A major producer of biaxally orientated polypropylene (BOPP) film applications, Cumbria-based Innovia Films is a global leader in markets for high performance coated film, tobacco overwrap, labels and security films. Employing 1100 people worldwide and with production sites in Australia, Belgium, Mexico and the UK, Innovia prides itself on high quality, added value products, strong customer relationships and excellent service. Helping the business fulfil these qualities is a series of Meech 935 long range blowers, which remove static from the BOPP film as it winds on Innovia’s slitter-rewinder systems. The blowers ensure that the film lies smoothly on the reel, has a clear and untainted finish, and does not pose a hazard to operators.

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Meech’s static generation equipment proves the perfect long-term solution for IML IMD’s in-mold labeling offering

Release date: 27.11.2018 | images: 3

Located in Alliance, Ohio, IML IMD Technology LLC specializes in the manufacturing of custom industrial robotics, end-of-arm tooling and in-mold labelling systems. A leader in the field of in-mold labelling technology development, IML IMD requires a local supplier for the delivery of reliable and compact in-mold labeling systems to help produce the most visually appealing products for its demanding customer base. For this, the company puts its faith in Meech International’s in-mold labeling equipment.

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Meech Static Eliminators USA to relocate as part of business development plan

Release date: 07.11.2018 | images: 1

In order to improve how it works with its customers, Meech Static Eliminators USA, the specialist developer and manufacturer of electrostatic controls and related solutions, will be moving its Ohio-based office to a bigger facility in Akron after 15 years in Norton. The move, due to take place in mid-November, is being made to develop support and engineering functions within the business.

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Canadian-based manufacturer reaps the benefits of two static-free years with Meech

Release date: 01.11.2018 | images: 2

For one of North America’s leading producers of high-quality flexible packaging products for perishable foods, keeping production lines static-free is vitally important to maintain product quality and consistency. With a particular focus on the production of flexible packaging using barrier films, the company works hard to ensure consistent manufacturing processes and to meet continual high demand for its flexible packaging products. Eight Meech Hyperion bars (four of each the 929IPS and 971IPS-15) and 56 Bulkhead Nozzles have been successfully removing static from the company’s flexible packaging lines since 2016.

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Meech to present static control and web cleaning systems at All4Pack 2018

Release date: 25.10.2018 | images: 2

Meech International will be displaying its Hyperion static control as well as web cleaning systems at All4Pack 2018 (Hall 6, Stand N035, Exhibition Centre Paris-Nord/Villepinte). At All4Pack, Meech wants to highlight the ways in which its technologies can improve product quality in the labelling and flexible packaging markets.

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Material-Plastik employs Meech Hyperion bars to remove static issues on plastic packaging

Release date: 23.10.2018 | images: 2

A leading flexible packaging and label manufacturer in Hungary, Material-Plastik supplies its products to many multinational and local market leaders. Its clientele include household names such as Nestlé, Coca Cola, and multiple other paper product and food manufacturers as well as soft drink, beer and mineral water bottlers. With a desire to continuously grow while maintaining customer satisfaction, Material-Plastik prides itself on the delivery of high quality plastic packaging solutions. When static generation on its production lines threatened to interfere with this process, an investment in anti-static bar solutions from Meech International helped put a stop to the problems, allowing business growth to continue and production to flow seamlessly.

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Meech to present latest 3D component cleaning systems at Parts2Clean

Release date: 22.10.2018 | images: 2

At Parts2Clean in Stuttgart (Stuttgart Exhibition Center, Hall 3, Stand E22 23 – 25 October 2018), Meech International will be demonstrating the ability of its latest 3D component cleaning technologies to boost production and slash costs in a range of manufacturing sectors. IonWash, Meech’s freestanding 3D component cleaning system, incorporates extremely powerful ionisation, as well as blowing and vacuuming airflows, providing a more efficient and cost-effective alternative to manual cleaning. Meech’s versatile JetStream is a world-leading solution for contamination removal for both large and small applications in a variety of industries.

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Cleaner, faster, safer: Berry Global eliminates static issues with Meech’s Hyperion products

Release date: 03.10.2018 | images: 2

Headquartered in Evansville, Indiana (USA) Berry Global is a world leader in packaging and protection solutions. With 131 facilities and more than 23,000 employees across the globe, the company manufactures and sells plastic consumer packaging, non-woven specialty materials and engineered materials to more than 2,500 clients, including Walmart, Coca-Cola, and Procter & Gamble. With a proven history of excellence in packaging manufacturing and an ever-present, demanding, high-profile customer base, Berry Global is committed to its mission of ‘always advancing to protect what’s important.’ In 2014, to maintain and improve health and safety and efficiency in production, the company invested in Meech’s Hyperion 929IPS and 971IPS pulsed DC ionising bars.

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Meech to display new product for Hyperion product range at PACK EXPO International 2018

Release date: 26.09.2018 | images: 3

Meech International will be presenting SmartControl – the newest addition to its Hyperion range at PACK EXPO 2018 (stand E-7407, October 14 – 17th, McCormick Place, Chicago, USA). The range’s static control bars (971IPS-15, 971IPS-30, 929IPS, 924IPS), will also be present alongside Meech’s Hyperion 233v4 Pulsed DC Controller, the Hyperion BarMaster programmer, IML generation equipment, and the CyCleanTM non-contact web cleaning system.

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Tofflon eliminates ampoule bottle static issues with Meech’s 976 Mini DC bar

Release date: 13.09.2018 | images: 3

A leader in manufacturing equipment for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, Shanghai-based Tofflon Science and Technology Co. serves nearly 2000 pharmaceutical companies in 40 countries. At the heart of the Tofflon offering is the autoloading and barrier systems and vial and ampoule filling lines. One issue consistently raised by customers involves medicinal bottles that generate static, through friction, while travelling along the conveyor line. Aside from well-known issues around product cleanliness, these static charges can also impact sensitive electronic weighing systems where very precise measurements are needed, as well as threatening the safety of operators. Tofflon has addressed these issues by installing Meech’s 976 Mini and 915 antistatic bar.

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Meech to display latest Hyperion product developments at Fachpack 2018

Release date: 30.08.2018 | images: 3

Meech Static Eliminators will be presenting its new Hyperion SmartControl at Fachpack 2018 (Hall 4 stand 413, Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, 25th – 27th September 2018). The SmartControl provides advanced supervision of the Meech Hyperion range of static control devices which will also be exhibited at the show, alongside a comprehensive range of static generation equipment and web cleaning solutions.