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    Pearl Technologies Hires Jamie Van Pelt as Director of Sales

    Published on 07/03/2017
    Pearl Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce that Jamie Van Pelt has joined the company as the Director of Sales effective June 26, 2017.  In this newly created position, Jamie will be responsible for further development of Pearl’s national sales as well as brand recognition efforts abroad. “We are delighted to welcome Jamie to Pearl Technologies Inc. as we expand our reach and product offerings,” said Laurent Cros, CEO of Pearl Technologies. “Jamie’s strong commercial and technical expertise will complement our current skill set, especially as we ex

    Pearl Technologies Announces New UltraFlex™ HD Punch Attachment

    Published on 06/05/2017
    Pearl Technologies Announces New UltraFlex™ HD Punch Attachment Innovative design achieves close tolerance quality with lower cost of operation   Savannah, New York – June 5, 2017 – Pearl Technologies released its new UltraFlex™ HD, a close tolerance punch attachment that combines the edge quality of traditional zero-clearance units with lower cost of operation and ease of use comparable to Pearl’s popular Flex Unit product line. “Traditional zero clearance punch attachments have a higher cost of manufacturing due to expensive punches

    UltraFlex HD - Product Showcase Global Pouch Forum

    Published on 05/02/2017
    Pearl Technologies introduces its innovative UltraFlex HD punch attachment. The UltraFlex HD gives pouch manufacturers the comparable edge quality of traditional zero clearance punch units, but at a lower cost, and with the ease of operation of Pearl’s popular Flex Unit product line. The UltraFlex HD eliminates the expense and downtime of sharpening the punch on traditional zero clearance punches. With the UltraFlex HD, users simply install a new punch when needed. The die plate can also be replaced, eliminating the need to replace the complete unit if you need a different shaped

    Pearl Technologies Unveils New Safety Products and Line Enhancements

    Published on 03/30/2017
    Savannah, New York – March 31, 2017 – Pearl Technologies just unveiled several new packaging products aimed at increasing converter line safety. These products not only deliver higher productivity and lower cost of ownership, but also address the growing need to increase safety in today’s high volume converter lines. “We constantly talk to our customers and one of the things we hear repeatedly is the need to increase the safety of converter production lines,” said Laurent Cros, CEO of Pearl Technologies. “Pearl manufactures some of the sharpest pu

    Pearl Technologies’ Converting Products Featured at Converter Expo

    Published on 02/03/2017
    Safety is the theme for Pearl Technologies at this year’s Converters Expo. “We talk to our customers on a regular basis and one of the things we hear over and over again is the need to increase the safety of converter production lines,” said Laurent Cros, CEO of Pearl Technologies.  “Pearl manufacturers some of the sharpest punches and cutters in the industry, so we took it upon ourselves to re-design our products to answer those customer concerns, all while maintaining or improving product efficiency and ease-of-use.” Pearl’s innovative saf

    Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Academy students visited Pearl Technologies in Savannah

    Published on 01/24/2017
    Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Academy students from Wayne Technical and Career Center (WTCC) visited Pearl Technologies on January 20, 2017. From 9:30 am until 11:10, the 23 students were introduced to the world of manufacturing and engineering.  The students were split into teams and rotated between three stations - shop floor, R&D, and corporate. The shop floor tour was given by Nik Green, Sr. R & D Manufacturing Engineer.  Nik walked the students around Pearl's welding and fabrication, machine shop, assembly, inventory and QC areas.  Students

    Visit Pearl at Booth #67 at Converters Expo

    Published on 01/23/2017
    Join Pearl at Booth #67 at Converters Expo on March 23, 2017. While there, ask us about the new Lightning Safety Box, Rotating Flex with Pivot Mounting, and EZ Adjust Spreader Bar with remote control! There will be various other products on display at our booth as well.   The 10th Annual Converters Expo will take place at Lambeau Field Atrium on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm, with a kick-off welcome reception at the New Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame on Wednesday, March 22 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. To learn more about the Expo, visit Converter

    Pearl Participates in Holiday Heroes Toy Drive

    Published on 12/20/2016
    Savannah, NY - At the end of another successful year, Pearl Technologies added on one more goal before the start of 2017--to give back to the community. In partnership with the Finger Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross, Pearl participated in their 2016 Holiday Heroes Toy Drive.  Through this initiative, Pearl's employees donated new, unwrapped items, including toys and clothing, throughout the months of October, November, and December.  These items would then be given to children between the ages of infant through 17.   "The holidays are a time o

    Pearl Technologies to Host More Technical Webinars

    Published on 11/07/2016
    Pearl would like to thank everyone who attended our Technical Seminars on Sunday, October 23rd in Dusseldorf, Germany.  Those who attended listened to in-depth presentations about one of three topics - Spreader Bar Applications, Converting Equipment Solutions, and the Advantages of Pre-nip Chillers.  Later that evening, Pearl's staff hosted a meet and greet networking event, with complimentary hors d'oeuvres.  Pearl's Sunday-only event was held at the Tulip Inn and Conference Center at the Esprit Arena.   Laurent Cros, CEO of Pearl, stated "We were a

    Application Lab

    Published on 09/08/2016
    Pearl’s Application Lab allows customers to pre-test material or samples on lab equipment that simulate real-world production.  Send us your sample and we will recommend the best punch attachment unit or punch for the application.  We offer side-by-side analysis on different punch attachments, pre-testing of customer supplied film or samples, trials for both continuous or intermittent applications, and so much more. We share the results with you, making your choice easy, giving you confidence it will work in your high-volume production line. Call today to learn more

    Pearl to Present Technical Seminars at K 2016

    Published on 10/07/2016
    Be our guest at the Tulip Inn and Conference Center, right outside the Messe Center, as we put on a series of technical presentations: Sunday, October 23rd Agenda: 9:30 to 10:30AM - Spreader Bars Applications 11:00 to 12:00PM - Converting Solutions 4:00 to 5:00PM - Advantages of Pre-Nip Chillers   Can't make the presentations? Pearl staff will also be at the hotel from 9AM until 6PM to answer your questions!   Additionally, Pearl staff will be at K Show 2016 from October 20th to October 2

    Pearl at K Show 2016

    Published on 10/06/2016
    We would like to update you on Pearl’s plans for K Show 2016 in October at Dusseldorf, Germany.  We were not able to secure a booth this year, however, we will have staff present and walking the show from October 20th to 25th. Additionally, we have secured a conference room at the Tulip Inn Düsseldorf Arena​, Arena-Str. 3​, 40474 Düsseldorf​ from ​8 AM to ​6 PM​.  New Pearl products, as well as modifications/updates to existing ones, will be on display. Furthermore, our staff will be providing 3 pre-scheduled technical forums.  We are also

    Roundtable On Extrusion Equipment

    Published on 06/14/2016
    Flexible Packaging — June 2016 Q: It seems that changeovers and purging times are still some of the big things that contribute to waste when it comes to extrusion equipment. What’s being done to help minimize waste?  Pearl Technologies’ products are always designed to increase ease of use and quick changeovers. On the extrusion side of our business, Pearl continues to innovate in process enhancements that offer extruders flexibility in bubble management while minimizing waste. For example, innovations allowing quick transitions from a gusseted

    RIT’s SMASH Experience for Girls wins STEM program award Finger Lakes STEM Hub honors SMASH program director Kara Maki

    Published on 05/11/2016
      The Rochester Institute of Technology’s Summer Math Applications in Science with Hands-on Experience for Girls has been recognized by the Finger Lakes STEM Hub as an exemplary K-12 program in science, technology, engineering and math. Kara Maki, director of SMASH and assistant professor in RIT’s School of Mathematical Sciences, will be honored for her efforts at the STEM Hub Recognition Awards Luncheon on May 13 at St. John Fisher College. “This award is an enormous compliment from inspiring educators in our community,”

    Pearl Technologies Partners with RIT to Support SMASH Program

    Published on 09/01/2015
    Pearl Technologies Inc., a leading manufacturer of parts for converting and extrusion capital equipment, recently partnered with the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) by presenting at a program called Summer Math Applications in Science with Hands-on Experience for Girls, (‘SMASH’), to encourage young women to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) career opportunities. Headquartered in Savannah, NY, Pearl is located about 60 miles east of RIT.  The company has been working with the college since 2011, when Pearl ​had its first co-op stud

    Women In Plastics: Linda Gillette

    Published on 08/14/2015
    Linda Gillette is vice president of Pearl Technologies Inc., a Savannah, N.Y., supplier of components used alongside film extrusion, such as punches, perforators, gusset boards, bubble guides and bubble cages. Her father, who worked in manufacturing, and her mother, who raised her children at home, instilled the values of a well-rounded person, she said. Gillette graduated with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y. This education, combined with her leadership skills, gave her good background to assume later supervisory positions

    Pearl Technologies Builds On Its Relationship with RIT

    Published on 07/10/2015
    Pearl Technologies Inc., which makes components for converting and extrusion machinery, continues its partnership with Rochester Institute of Technology. Pearl Technologies is based in Savannah, N.Y., about 60 miles east of RIT. Pearl makes products such as punches, slitters and perforators. In addition to punching attachments for wicketing, handle holes, hanger holes and venting attachments, the company also produces custom-made attachments sold to end-users in the medical and food packaging industries. Pearl began its relationship with RIT in 2011, when the company hired its first

    Pearl Unveiled New Products at NPE

    Published on 04/10/2015
    Pearl Technologies introduced seven new products for blown film processors at the show. A new Blue Slat is designed to provide lower friction for blown (and cast) film extrusion. It’s for collapsing frames, gusset boards, turning bars, and Pearl’s roller-less retrofit series to replace spreader rolls, idler rolls and cage-arm rollers. The lower-friction slat imparts less stress on the bubble, leading to better gauge control. It also allows for higher output speeds, as friction and stress are limiting factors in the extrusion process, Pearl says. Pearl also offered a new


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