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String-up Efficiency

Who

Man-made yarn producer in Turkey.

Problem

Our customer’s string-up efficiency level was 94.5%.

Solution

Working with our man-made fibre yarn dedicated team, including our segment director and technical manager, we redesigned our notch and groove configurations to match the customer’s production process.

Result

String-up efficiency went from 94.5 to 99.1%, providing a six-figure cost savings and improved productivity for the customer.


String-up Efficiency

Who

Russian man-made fibre yarn customer.

Problem

Our customer’s string-up efficiency level was 97.2%.

Solution

Our man-made fibre team implemented the Hi-Radius solution to improve the unwinding process.

Result

The Hi-Radius core has a smooth and rounded finish, ensuring hassle-free unwinding for our customer. As a result our customer’s string-up efficiency improved from 97.2 to 99.2%, delivering significant cost savings and process improvements.

Case Studies

Our Products at Work

Hi-Radius Core

Our Hi-Radius core has a smooth, rounded edge on the unwinding end, which allows the producer to avoid using plastic caps. This solution is especially effective if our customer is spinning and texturizing the yarn in-house.

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Mondi

Sonoco Alcore will purchase Mondi's existing core equipment and then replace it with newer state of the art technology equipment. In addition, Sonoco Alcore will manage 28 employees responsible for core production on site.

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