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    • Baldwin will bring “Sprayvolution” to Techtextil

      The company’s Spray Applicator offers a paradigm shift in sustainable textile finishing

      ST. LOUIS — April 27, 2017 — Baldwin Technology Company Inc. is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing its state-of-the-art Spray Applicator at the Techtextil trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany, May 9-12, 2017 (hall 3.0, booth G82). This revolutionary product enables a sustainable textile and nonwoven finishing process, with less energy consumption, a reduction in water waste and chemicals, and a substantial savings of time and money. These benefits reflect the “Sprayvolution” concept of this product.

      Launched in 2015, the Spray Applicator currently is installed at major textile finishing facilities worldwide, with proven positive and “Sprayvolutionary” results, such as:

      • Reduced water and chemistry usage, up to 50 percent
      • Reduced total changeover time, up to 85 percent
      • Reduced chemistry waste, up to 99 percent

      The Spray Applicator’s individual nozzle control and automatic volume adjustment ensure precise and uniform finishing in various process conditions and production capacities. Because the exact amount of chemistry is applied in relation to cloth width, g/m2 and textile characteristics, no unnecessary energy or chemistry is wasted. Plus, changeover times are significantly reduced, thanks to fully automatic flushing. Compared to traditional application methods, with changeovers of 15-30 minutes, Baldwin’s Spray Applicator executes the same chemistry change in less than 5 minutes.

      Furthermore, the Spray Applicator can manage a wide range of low-viscosity chemistries, single- and dual-sided applications and various textile characteristics, as well as wet-on-wet applications, which are performed without any contamination from other chemistry sources. The Spray Applicator’s mist containment cover encapsulates and prevents aerosols from escaping, ensuring a healthy working environment.

      “With the ‘Sprayvolution’ concept, we are well prepared to meet the textile industry’s increasingly high environmental demands,” said Per Stenflo, Vice President, Spray, at Baldwin. “The Spray Applicator is a revolutionary product, and a small investment that will pay off in a short period of time for our customers. We are very proud to showcase it at Techtextil.”

      For further information, please contact:

      Per Stenflo, Vice President, Spray
      per.stenflo@baldwintech.com or +46 709 769596

      Kristina Brink, Director of Global Communications
      kristina.brink@baldwintech.com or +46 705 909140



      ABOUT BALDWIN TECHNOLOGY COMPANY, INC.
      Baldwin Technology Company Inc. is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of process-automation equipment and related consumables for the printing, packaging and other industrial segments, including technical textiles, chip and fiberboard, and film extrusion. Through our global footprint, Baldwin offers our customers a broad range of market-leading technologies, products and systems that enhance the quality of industrial-produced products, with a focus on improving the economic and environmental efficiency of the production process. As a total solutions provider, Baldwin not only offers new equipment to our customers, but also dedicates extensive resources to maintaining and servicing existing equipment. Baldwin is privately owned by Forsyth Capital Investors, a Barry-Wehmiller Group company. For more, go to baldwintech.com.

      ABOUT BARRY-WEHMILLER

      Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $2+ billion organization with 11,000-plus team members united by a common belief:  to use the power of business to build a better world. CEO Bob Chapman shares the story of the company’s transformation in his new book, Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family. To learn more, go to www.barrywehmiller.com

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    • Apr 27, 2017