News & Events

ASHE Automation Drives Company Expansion

30/10/2017
ASHE Converting Equipment are currently undergoing a 12,000 sq./ft. expansion at their headquarters in Ipswich, UK. The additional floor space will lead to further capacity for its various models of slitter rewinders and also give a further expansion to its existing machining centre.

New Diamond Duplex Turret Slitter Rewinder - Launching at Drupa 2016

05/05/2016
Since its launch at K2007 the Diamond model has proved to be a popular machine within the ASHE range, due its small footprint and the price tag associated with it. ASHE have now taken this formula and expanded the machine into an automatic Turret Slitter Rewinder, which eliminates the downtime in offloading finished rolls and having to re-core rewind shafts.

Ashe Converting Equipment Invest in Additional Machining Capabilities

26/02/2016
Established for nearly 40 years, ASHE Converting Equipment are a leading global supplier of slitting and rewinding machinery with nearly 1000 machines installed. Based in Ipswich, United Kingdom, the company have recently made significant investments in additional machine tools to expand the percentage of machine parts manufactured within the company.

ASHE Launch New Fully Automatic Knife Positioning System

28/09/2015
ASHE Converting Equipment (Ipswich, UK) are pleased to announce the launch of their fully automatic knife positioning system for their Opal series of narrow web slitter rewinder and turret winders.

ASHE Converting Equipment / Parkland International agreement

14/09/2015
Ashe Converting Equipment are pleased to announce an agreement with Parkland International to sell their range of Core Cutters worldwide through its existing  sales network, that operates through its own personnel, as well as appointed agents throughout the  world.

Ashe Converting appoints Aldus

25/08/2015
Ashe Converting Equipment based in Ipswich UK has appointed Aldus Engineering as agents for their wide web range of slitter rewinders for Australia & New Zealand.

Huge Success at K for ASHE

28/11/2013
ASHE Converting Equipment recorded huge success during and after the largest plastics exhibition in the world.

ASHE to Launch NEW Turret Rewinder at Labelexpo 2013

20/08/2013
ASHE Converting Equipment is continuing the development of its established range of label processing machines, with a new emphasis on operator usability. 

Linear Winding

22/01/2013
The 8.7 meter wide Jade has many unique features which include direct drive torque motors. Unique automatic knife, and automatic arm setting systems are just some items customers are realising ASHE can offer, above their normal machine requirements.

ASHE Agency Agreement in the U.A.E. and India

13/07/2012
ASHE Converting Equipment are delighted to announce the Agency Agreement between ASHE and Fotedar Engineering Services.

New Slitting machine for ACF Labels DLC

13/07/2012
ACF Labels DLC are proud to announce the purchase of another ASHE Converting Equipment Diamond slitter rewinder to its conversion department, showing its ongoing commitment to the South African and African labels market. This follows on from numerous investments made in the past 12 months, including a W&H Miraflex CI printing press.

AccuFilm USA add three ASHE Slitting and Rewinding Machines

07/03/2012
AccuFilm, a custom contract slitting company, recently installed two new ASHE Converting Equipment Sapphire S2 Slitter Rewinders and an Emerald Doctor Rewinder machine. Both Sapphires are equipped with cam lock differential tooling, touchscreen PC/PLC control, and integrated shaftless unwind stands.

Optical Film Primary Slitter

20/12/2011
ASHE Converting Equipment are proud to announce that they will progress into the slitting and rewinding of optical grade film in conjunction with China Baixing Group. China Baixing, based in the city of Changzhou, currently manufacture a range of PVC films and have seen the growth potential in China for optical grade films.

ASHE secure another Primary Film Slitter Order

03/08/2011
ASHE Converting Equipment has secured another order for their unique Jade Primary Film Slitter Rewinder. The order comes from Shandong Shenghe Plastic Film Company, based in the city of Weifang, Shandong Province, China.

ASHE Win 8.7m Contract!

18/11/2010
ASHE Converting Equipment are proud to announce that they have signed a contract with the company, Qingzhou Fuxiang Plastics Manufacturing in China for a 8.7m wide primary film slitter rewinder for BOPET films.

ASHE Help Clean Up The Industry With Kelva

04/08/2010
During the last few years ASHE Converting Equipment and Kelva web cleaning have installed a number of machines requiring web with a much higher level of cleanliness that is usually required in normal converting operations.

ASHE Count The Energy Cost

04/08/2010
Have you ever thought about the cost of energy required to process slit materials? have you ever thought how much energy machines use in standby mode? ASHE Converting Equipment have, and it has launched a development that is now available on its range of machines.

Jade Slitter Q&A

27/01/2010
Here are some of the most common questions regarding the Jade Slitter

Opal Turret Continues To Astonish

01/12/2009
The glueless core attachment version of the machine, which has a patented operation, is flawless in its execution of the cut and transfer, at speed, from finished rolls to new cores, without glue or tape. Additional equipment, often specified, applies labels to the loose tail, sealing the roll end to make a finished roll ready for packing.

ASHE fold up the folding business

01/12/2009
After the successful installation and many years of running a specialised machine supplied to Israel, ASHE have seen an un-usual demand for the same machine during 2009.

It's a gem ! Sapphire sparkles in hollographic and hot stamping foil security applications

12/01/2009
Ever since the terrorist attacks in the United States and the Bali bombings, security issues have become foremost in most government minds as well as in the international business community at large. Newspapers, television and business organisations have concentrated on the weaknesses associated with security in an attempt to at least make it harder for these events to occur.

ASHE building on sales in world markets

12/01/2009
ASHE Converting Equipment continues to grow its market share in world markets with its range of standard and bespoke slitting and rewinding equipment. Apart from recent commisions in India, a developing market for ASHE, Sapphire slitters have been delivered to Chinese flexible packaging producers.