Subtle clues throughout the Matthias Paper facility in High Point, NC, tell visitors that this is a close-knit, family-run business. Children's artwork adorns the break room cabinets and refrigerator. Plant workers, who boast an average seniority of 13 years with the company, joke easily with the owners as they pose for pictures. Here in the “Home Furnishings Capital of the World,” where high-paying jobs are not hard to get, the Matthias family evidently knows how to treat its employees.
“What impressed us was the engineering, the ease of use, and ease of setting. The slitters were real easy to set, change, and adjust.”
By controlling the knives from a remote location, Papier Stadacona is able to eliminate the potential risk of injuries to an operator during the slitter positioning process, reduce downtime, and increase efficiency.
An informative series by Reinhold Schable explores the unique slitting challenges presented by many of the most popular materials.
Razor, Shear, Crush or Score? Determine which method is best for your application in this informative series by industry expert Reinhold Schable.
Learn how management of overspeed in tangent shear-slitting applications can reduce edge defects like angel hair.