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Montalvo Vanguard Tensioning System (MVS)

The patented Vanguard System is Montalvo’s flagship closed loop tow and tape tension control technology system.  Vanguard is leading the way in precise, uniform, consistent, automated tension control.  Montalvo specializes in composite, fiberglass, multi-strand, tapes or any application processing multiple webs into a single end product.  The system automatically controls
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Providing Solutions

Some companies sell products.  We differentiate ourselves by making it our mission to not only selling the best products, but by providing solutions.  Our philosophy is taking care of the customer first.  Our working relationships are built using credibility and trust.  We are a technical organization that provides value-added expertise
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New Leadership and Direction at Dienes USA

The Dienes Corporation is the World’s Leading Manufacturer of cutting tools. With the selection of a new leadership team, their place in the industry will reach new heights.  Wade Gilman, the new Vice President of Sales, started with Dienes USA when he was 18 years old. Twenty-one years later, Wade
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Solid-State IR versus Nuclear Gauging

Will new Solid-State IR make Nuclear Gauging obsolete? For years, Beta and Gamma gauges have done an excellent job with on-line measurement of basis weight and thickness. This technology has been around for decades. With the ever-increasing regulations, it was time for a non-nuclear solution. New technology from Mahlo called
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The Unknown Future of Trade Shows

Are trade shows a thing of the past? The short answer is no, and the long answer is still up in the air. COVID-19 has changed the way business is done. Trade shows all over the world are being postponed, canceled, or conducted virtually. As of now, the likelihood of
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Vetaphone Lab for Corona and Plasma Treating

Vetaphone’s New Test Lab Facility

Since plastic, foam and foil materials are increasingly more difficult to corona or plasma treat, Vetaphone has opened a state-of-the-art testing facility at its new headquarters in Denmark.  This is no surprise since Vetaphone is the leader in plasma and corona treating.  In fact, Verner Eisby created the concept of
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Time for a Change with Montalvo

In 1970, Edwin J. Montalvo quit his job as a manufacturers’ representative to become a manufacturer.  With his industry knowledge, he was able to modernize tension control by using air-cooled, dual disc, multiple range brakes and clutches.  His innovation and leadership established the high standards Montalvo Corporation operates by today. 
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Say Hello to Coast Controls

In 1992, Coast Controls was started by the Fife brothers, Doug and Bill, both of whom were pioneers of the Converting Industry.  They have a long family history of web guiding as their father founded the Fife Corporation in 1939.  Today, Coast Controls is owned and run by Kyle Koontz,
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Dienes Score Knife Removal Tool

Dienes is proud to announce their new score/crush knife removal tool. This tool is used to easily install and remove circular knives and blades in score and crush cut holders. With full operator control, the Dienes EZ Knife Puller securely surrounds the knife blade and prevents blade tip damage along
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GIS Covid-19 Blog

While the world continues to fight the spread of COVID-19, we know everyone is trying to do their part to flatten the curve.  From social distancing, to hand washing, and helping those with weakened immune systems, we are collectively doing a great job in trying to slow the spread. Doctors,
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