2 Business PlanTo provide equipment, engineering, and design services to the Pulp and Paper, and Nonwovens Industries with an emphasis on machines and auxiliary systems.These services are provided cost effectively, and on a timely basis in order to satisfy the short-term and long-term goals of our customers.
3 HistoryFounded in 1996Experienced core group of custom machinery/systems engineers and designersPurchased Wet Laid Nonwovens business from Valmet in 1998
4 The GFI Team Jeff Riggi – General Manager Ray Stevens – Applications ManagerRoger Ahrens – Engineering ManagerJohn Harke – Nonwovens Product Manager
21 Deltaformer™ Inclined wire former - 15° to 35° High dilution forming up to 400 gpm/in.Can form synthetic fibers up to 38 mm longMachine widths up to 5 meters wideMachine speeds up to 600 m/minOver 40 units delivered
22 Deltaformer™ Primary grades: Glass mat for roofing Teabag Cigarette papersAuto filterVacuum dust bag
26 Rotoformer™ 2000 Improvements Reduced CD profile variation Wider flow rangeWider range of fibersImproved headbox adjustmentsImproved repeatability of process settingsBetter internal access to headbox
28 High Dilution Forming Benefits/Advantages Formation of long fibers Blending of wood fibers and synthetic fibersExcellent formation at low basis weightsExcellent basis weight control at low basis weights