Mitsubishi to Supply 20 Box Making Machines to RockTenn

EVOL 4FGR-100

Tokyo, May 28, 2014 - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Printing & Packaging Machinery, Ltd. (MHI-PPM) has received an order for 20 corrugated box making machines from RockTenn.

In addition, MHI-PPM also took orders from two Korean manufacturers for 1 box making machine and 2 corrugating machinery for producing corrugated board.

The order from RockTenn is for 20 units of the EVOL 4FGR-100 Flexo Folder Gluer. Featuring a maximum speed of 350 boxes per minute, the EVOL 4FGR-100 can produce finished corrugated boxes of diverse sizes, with a wide range of print options, from corrugated board.

Shipments of the 20 units on order are scheduled to begin this October and continue until April 2016, MHI-PPM said.

MHI-PPM previously delivered a total of 10 units of the EVOL 4FGR-100 to RockTenn, prior to this latest order.

Of the two new orders received from Korea — both from packaging materials manufacturers — one was for 1 unit of the EVOL 4FGR-100 and 1 unit of the SH-400-2500 corrugating machinery. The other order was for 1 unit of the SH-400-2500.

The SH-400-2500 can manufacture corrugated board at a maximum speed of 400 meters per minute, MHI-PPM noted.

SOURCE: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Printing & Packaging Machinery, Ltd.