The “cb*starKON” sack-making machine, introduced by Starlinger & Co. of Austria at NPE last month, is reportedly the first automated process to convert woven PP into square-bottom sacks. Offered here by American Starlinger Sahm in Greenville, S.C., the cb*starKON uses rolls of woven PP laminated with reverse-printed BOPP, typically used for dog food and other reinforced bags. This process allows shopping sacks to be produced with full-color graphics and short lead times. Woven shopping sacks are now typically hand-sewn in Asia as alternatives to disposable bags. (864) 297-1900 • www.starlinger.com
Starlinger & Co. Geesellschaft
Sonnenuhrgasse 4 A-1060 Vienna, Austria
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