Services

It Starts and Ends With Stewardship

HSM is committed to environmental stewardship & compliance, to provide a sustainable approach for the next generation.

  • Apply supply chain practices that are certified to internationally recognized forestry standards
  • Enhance customer relationships to provide innovative alternate design concepts
  • Reduce material consumption & recycle all applicable product waste
  • Certified to FSC chain of custody standards that our customers can use on their products
  • In-house manufacturing of sustainable corrugated packaging that improves costs and maintains performance

Prepress

HSM utilizes the most current digital technology, our expert team ensures a seamless integration of your artwork & design concepts before going to market.

  • Computer to plate technology increases production with detailed accuracy
  • Automatic PDF-to-PDF comparison technology eliminates artwork errors
  • Screen PlateRite Ultima 16000IIE utilizes two Fuji plate sizes & a 512-channel laser diode head with Grating Light Valve imaging technology
  • Esko software can accept a variety of formats including, PDF, InPDF, PSD Layer, EPS, DCS2, separated PS and vector art pro le
  • Creating prototype solutions to foster brand awareness & rst to market product launch

Printing

Flexibility in printing is our greatest strength, our high technology press offers detailed tailored solutions to meet customer demands.

  • KBA Rapida with eight-color technology with repeatability color matching
  • KBA QualiTronic Color Control Systems utilizes both a spectrometer and a densitometer to ensure quality control
  • UV & Aqueous coatings with advanced drying capabilities
  • In-line slitting capabilities – increases productivity with sizes of 40”-56”
  • Automated plate changer & blanket wash increases machine ef ciency
  • Auto register Closed Caption Digital (CCD) video camera
  • Specialty printing designs to provide enhanced shelf appeal & brand recognition
  • Real time color management & content aw inspections continuously integrated

Die-cut

With over 40 years experience our skilled craftsman optimize die cutting technology to suit the application & production volume.

  • Automated crease checkers integrated into the process to ensure performance
  • Computerized die making, rule bender & laser equipment provides superior performance
  • Precision tooling produced ensures reliability & repeatability with tight tolerances
  • High speed die cutters with speed of up to 8000 sheets per hour with exceptional edge quality
  • Machine interface, features revolutionary ‘Touch & Set’ navigation

Finishing

HSM is the only fully integrated folder/gluer with quality system software delivering a sophisticated premium folding carton.

  • Accufeed equipment to ensure precise carton feeding for accurate processing
  • State of the art computerized system to ensure product accuracy
  • Bar code reading capabilities & fault protection reporting
  • Automated line packer with custom sized corrugated
  • Capable of auto-bottom, 4/6 corner, 123, tuck-top, straight line & many more intricate folding options
  • Automated ejector system removes all non-conforming product from the finishing line
  • In-house corrugator machine can produce a wide range of innovative corrugated products at a low cost
  • High-speed gluing, folding, and label application equipment, with error-proofing verification technology

Quality Assurances

An unyielding commitment to quality is the foundation that separates HSM from the competition, we provide the highest quality folding carton for every customer.

  • Statistical Process Control capabilities
  • Sutherland rub testing equipment
  • Score bend testing equipment & database to analyze statistical information
  • Coefficient of friction testing equipment (CoF) to determine the static and dynamic friction
  • Process quality improvement teams with effective manufacturing processes (HACCP)
  • Total traceability from receipt of raw material through shipment of finished product

Lean Manufacturing

HSM’s team deliver lean projects to enable reduction in waste & provide value added opportunities for our customers.

  • Quality management system embraces Six Sigma in every phase of the business (staffed MBB)
  • Material requirements and resource planning (MRP) manages multiple varieties & high number of SKU’s to address supply chain priorities
  • Strategic capital investments, partnership with state of the art equipment manufacturers
  • Increased employee engagement & empowerment to initiate systemic operational changes
  • Utilizing the latest machine software to monitor and measure OEE performance & drive productivity improvements