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Conitex Sonoco to Showcase New Yarn Identification Capabilities at ITMA 2019

Jun 17, 2019 11:31:15 AM

Other featured products include the company’s rectangular sliver can, their latest innovation in textile cone and tube design, and the popular LoadRunner® corrugated pallet.

Gastonia, NC — Conitex Sonoco, the world’s largest manufacturer of paper cones and tubes for textile yarn packaging, will premiere its new printed barcode and QR code capabilities at the International Textile Machinery Association’s (ITMA) 2019 trade show. “Conitex Sonoco works diligently to keep our paper cones and tubes at the forefront of the latest technological advances. We are pleased to offer our high-tech customers the ability to add barcode and QR code identification printed directly onto their cones and tubes,” said Michel Schmidlin, COO at Conitex Sonoco.

With an already vast combination of color and design printing options for positive identification, Conitex Sonoco’s barcode and QR code printing capabilities will allow automated textile mills to identify and track specific yarn data from packaging to delivery and beyond.

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Further to the company’s mission to offer the finest paper cones and tubes in the textile carrier industry, Conitex Sonoco will also display their dimensionally accurate and perfectly balanced carrier design, trusted to perform flawlessly with the newest spinning technology.

“In all countries where the technology exists, our ability to meet exceptionally low tolerances coupled with the ability to craft a perfectly balanced textile cone and tube makes Conitex Sonoco the supplier of choice for the fastest spinning machines in the world,” explains Agustin Marin, VP of Converting.

Offering a full range of sliver cans for all applications domestically and internationally, Conitex Sonoco will showcase their rectangular sliver can, an ideal design for automated spinning lines, at ITMA 2019. The only manufacturer of sliver cans in the United States, Conitex offers customizable options for their performance grade sliver can line as well as a standard grade option.

Specialists in textile packaging, the company will also display their popular LoadRunner® corrugated yarn pallet. Ideal for single-ship and export, the LoadRunner® corrugated pallet is lightweight yet durable, eco-friendly and ISPM-15 exempt and features custom cut dividers used to positively locate and secure yarn packages for a quality delivered product every time.

Visit Conitex Sonoco in Hall 7, Booth D225 at ITMA 2019 being held at the Fira de Barcelona, Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain from Thursday, June 20 – Wednesday, June 26, 2019.


Tags: Textile Packaging, Pallets



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Attending Reps:

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