Preco Expands Laser Processing Capabilities with Addition of Advanced Slitting System From ASHE Converting Equipment

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Somerset, WI – May 24, 2024 – Preco, a leading designer and manufacturer of precision automated processing systems, is proud to announce the integration of advanced slitting capabilities to their laser processing solutions for flexible packaging. This enhancement allows Preco systems to handle jumbo rolls up to 65” in maximum width and 2,000 lbs in maximum weight, significantly improving material handling and reducing overall conversion costs for customers.

The newly integrated Ashe Converting slitting system enables Preco systems to perform the laser process in line with the slitting, streamlining operations and enhancing efficiency. Food packaging customers will benefit from this advancement through reduced costs and improved handling of materials.

“We are thrilled to partner with Preco and provide them with our state-of-the-art slitting technology,” said Guy Carrington, Sales Manager at Ashe America Inc. “This collaboration will enhance Preco’s capabilities and deliver superior value to their customers.”

About Preco

Preco is a leading designer and manufacturer of precision automated processing systems for high-speed and high-accuracy cutting, perforating, welding, and other specialized industrial processing applications. With a commitment to innovation and excellence, Preco empowers clients to achieve their goals by delivering best-in-class systems with advanced technologies, superior quality, and unmatched expertise.

Our contract manufacturing services at Preco are driven by our experience, technology, and innovation, which collectively empower our engineering and product processing capabilities. Partnering with us enables you to harness our manufacturing expertise to reduce costs and enhance efficiency when bringing your product to market. Despite the unique challenges and design needs inherent in every industry and project, our extensive experience equips us to tailor a creative solution that precisely matches your product requirements. At Preco, we go beyond offering multiple services; we deliver a complete solution.

For more information about Preco’s flexible packaging solutions, please visit

About ASHE Converting Equipment

ASHE is a global leader in the design and manufacture of innovative slitting and rewinding machinery. The company has a wide range of duplex and duplex turret slitter rewinders, which can easily be integrated with perforating systems. All machines are suitable for roll-to-roll substrates.

ASHE is a privately owned company with an installation base of over 1350 machines across the globe. All ASHE machines remain at the forefront of technology and incorporate many features that are unique within the industry. With many new developments recently launched, ASHE remains committed to offering solutions to the industry that make our machines unique, adding value for our end users.

For more information about ASHE Converting Equipment’s range of slitting and rewinding solutions, please visit