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CONVERTEX CL-170: Pratap Group buys the fastest wPP hot air sealed bottomer

The Pratap group was founded in 1968 under the capable direction of Mr. J C Agarwal. It later began manufacturing HDPE/PP Woven Fabrics and Sacks, with an annual capacity of 300 metric tons in 1984. The capacity of the group has been increased to 24,000 MT since then.

The capacity of the group has been increased to 24,000 MT since then. In addition to Cement Bags, Sugar Bags, Leno Bags, Agricultural Bags, and Sugar Bags, they provide BOPP Bags and BOPET Sequence Rolls.

Considering the size of their production and their dedication towards innovative solutions for sustainability in the longer run, Pratap Group has invested in W&H’S latest technology, CONVERTEX CL-170 which is now the fastest machine in the world in cement packaging segment with a speed of up to 170 bags/minute, that was launched at K-Show Dusseldorf 2022. Its high output makes it a cost-effective state-of-the-art technology. It comes with a full integration of all machine components for control and automation systems provided by W&H.

Mr. Harsh Agarwal is a young visionary leading the family business to new heights who has a zeal for the latest innovation and technology. It is quite visible as they have invested not only in the latest converting technology but also in the latest stack type printing technology, also known as SERVOTEX SL.

SERVOTEX SL helps in reducing changeover times for printing plates to few mins only. The stable machine with sleeve technology will mean fast changeovers with excellent print results. Easy to handle and lighter sleeves are also better for easier plate mounting, which results in better register accuracy and hence better print quality

Apart from these, they also have ordered AD CONVERTEX CL 140, the predecessor of CL 170 and ECOTEX extrusion coating line with BOPP lamination capability from W&H. With the most recent technologies W&H has offered to the market, Pratap Group is continuously expanding in the cement and woven packaging industries.

“We are proud to invest in W&H's cutting-edge technology and look forward with optimism to making a significant impact with these breakthroughs. We believe in and support W&H's passion for innovation, and we are appreciative for the outstanding assistance they have offered us. We are eagerly looking forward to witnessing the excellence of the CONVERTEX CL -170” says Sunil Agarwal, MD at Pratap Group.

“We are very thankful for the valued business from Pratap Group. Their years of experience and expertise in woven sack Industry will help Block Bottom woven bags find even more success in the market. The equipment chosen for this project is state of the art and will help take performance benchmarks to new heights” says Anuj Sahni, Sales Director at W&H India