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5 Situations Where Lathe Slitting Is Your Best Option

ProTapes has equipment to do many types of slitting. When possible wide web slitting is preferred by most customers because of the cost benefits associated with its high volume output. But when is it better to chose a lathe slitter to convert your materials? Below are 5 scenarios where lathe slitting is your best option.

1. Small runs
Multiple core I.D. optionsWhen converting from jumbo rolls, the efficiency gained for larger jobs on a wide web slitter is great. However, often times, order minimums required for wide web slitting can far exceed the customer’s requirements, and that’s one situation lathe slitting is a great option. 
2. Narrow widths
Although a rotary die tool slitting can also be used for widths below 12mm, it requires an upfront investment Continue reading

3 Reasons Why Slitting Wide Web is Better Than Slitting Narrow Web

With the variety of converting machine types available today it is difficult to determine which is best. For many small converters large automated wide web machines are just financially out of reach. Not enough volume of any one item to justify a large cap expenditure puts most companies in a position where they would be working in the most inefficient way. As a result, the actual volume by item ends up being the deciding factor for most converters when deciding how to allocate funds for new equipment. ProTapes, unlike most converters, has every type and size machine to produce any size order which is rarely seen at the manufactures level.

1. Cost
Wide web slitter shown converting specialize substrateThe yield per spin cycle when cutting from a wide web more than QUADRUPLES any narrow web slitter’s production Continue reading

4 Surfaces You Can Trust Pro-Premium Floor Tapes With

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Pro Premium Floor Tape

Your floors were expensive and protected by a clear varnish, but what’s protecting that varnish? Very little thought is ever put into the varnish, but when the varnish is compromised, the finished floor beneath it is left exposed to damage without protection.

Each time tape is applied and removed, your floor’s protective varnish system is weakened, and before you know it Continue reading

5 Reasons your business should be using ProTapes Contract Converting Services

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Contract Converting Experts

Companies can rarely justify spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on large capital investments, particularly when it comes to heavy machinery and equipment. Whether you’re launching a single new product or an entire product line, our private label contract converting services are unsurpassed. Learn why so many recognizable brands have already benefited from putting our 40 years of experience and cutting-edge equipment to good use turning their raw materials to finished products. Here’s 5 reasons you should too Continue reading

Pro Tapes Helping to Empower Our Youth

MOB2Pro Tapes® is proud to be a part of the McGinnis Middle School (Perth Amboy, NJ) Youth Entrepreneur Business Skills Program. Pro Tapes® in sponsorship of Minding Our Business (Rider University) (MOB), who is working to provide at risk youth with a entrepreneurial based business skills training.
Pro Tapes’® President Ed Miller, along with Pro’s Human resources manger Rosanne McGovern served as judges at this year’s Business plan presentation competition.

For more information on Minding our Business and what they are doing for future entrepreneurs visit http://minding-our-business.com/