With greater demand for shorter run lengths in flexography, there comes the need for accuracy and efficiency upstream from the press. Makereadies must be as quick as possible thus, plate mounting becomes a critical offline activity for flexographic printing—and, an even more significant tool if done automatically. An excellent mounting precision reduces the time needed to mount plates and assures repeatable jobs avoiding mistakes in mounting. The plate mounter SOMA S-Mount is an exemple.
The close collaboration between the SIT GROUP and GRAFIKONTROL continues in order to guarantee "high quality and zero defects" for the materials produced and used in the food packaging sector. We had discussed this in a debate between the two companies and an important end customer. Now let's get back to the topic with this technical update.
As a leading manufacturer of label converting solutions, we felt that in view of the global scope of our business it was a priority to provide all our customers with access to the quickest possible support service, so we decided to launch FASTLANE SUPPORT, an online tech support tool designed to streamline requests for technical assistance. Less paperwork, fewer phone calls, more speed, greater satisfaction.
The good results in the ITP circular economy strategy continue, offering today a solution for multi-pack bundles.
A recent collaboration between Soma and Grafikontrol has resulted in a high-performance state-of-the-art press for Bomarko. The Indiana based Bomarko, a leading packaging printing company in the United States, required a high-performance flexographic press to meet the needs of its very important food packaging segment.
Rainbow² is the digital module with analog line finishing designed and built by DG Italia, which can be integrated with any traditional printing line. The inkjet module integrates an automatic print head cleaning system.
GAMA International will launch its G1000 automatic ink quality control system at K 2019 in Dusseldorf, 16th-23rd October. For the company, the G1000 represents its top of the ink control systems line, fully customizable.
Among the many innovations that OMET will present at Labelexpo Europe, there will be the new machine of the XFlex line with a 670mm web width. Great attention is also expected around the new version of the XJet hybrid powered by Durst and its performances, as well as around the full LED iFLEX and the revolutionary linerless solution developed in collaboration with Ritrama and Spilker.
FLEXOGRAPHY With the event of November 15 and 16, Koenig & Bauer Flexotecnica showcase with its partners a technology ready for flexo printing with water-based inks.