Friedheim finalises Young Shin flatbed die cutters deal

Young Shin die cutter

Friedheim International has secured exclusive distributorship for Young Shin die cutters in the UK & Ireland.

The South Korean firm manufacturers flatbed die cutting equipment specifically designed for the folding carton, corrugated and POS/display industries.

Friedheim’s converting division, led by John Harrison, will be focusing on the Giant Series of semi-automatic die-cutters.

Seeing clear growth in the corrugated and POS/display industries Young Shin and Friedheim were keen to come to an agreement and provide direct supply of this in-demand series to UK businesses.

The Giant 170S die cutter can accommodate E, B, A, AB Flute corrugated board from 1.5mm to 11mm at speeds of up to 3,000 sheets per hour (sph).

Other available machines in the Giant series can reach speeds of 4,200sph and cover sheet sizes from a minimum of 300 x 150 mm, up to a huge 2,500 x 1,700 mm.

Friedheim said the unit’s optional EZ-Feeder that automates the feeding and conveying systems, feeds even thin sheets, and has an ‘air-floating’ device which provides easy withdrawal of the cutting plate for optimum operator efficiency, creating rapid setup and changeover times.