Indonesia’s Master Label installs Nilpeter FA-Line

Largest Nilpeter press in Indonesia

Lan Tran of Nilpeter Asia Pacific, and Dharmadi Bongso of Master Label with the new Nilpeter

Indonesia’s label printer Master Label has acquired a 22-inch Nilpeter FA-Line with 12 UV-flexo printing units, gravure, and cold foil. This is the largest Nilpeter flexo press installed in the Southeast Asian country.

Master Label supplies health & beauty labels for all high-end brand owners in the region, in addition to labels and flexible packaging products in food & beverage, household care, pharmaceuticals, special chemicals, specialty, and smart packaging.

“Nilpeter and the new FA-Line is the ideal choice for us to further cement our position as Indonesia’s premier printing company. We look forward to a long and rewarding partnership with Nilpeter concerning printing presses, consumables, and ancillary equipment,” says Dharmadi Bongso, owner of Master Label.

Since installation, Master Labels has run shrink sleeves, PE-material, tobacco, and long-run label jobs on the press. “The press has a technical specification, which enables us to cater to the label printing market as well as the flexible packaging market, which continues to grow in Indonesia,” Bongso says.

In Indonesia, Nilpeter’s operates a sub-company from Jakarta with a team consisting of sales, administration, and technical staff.

”Nilpeter and Master Label have been working together for years, but it is not until now that we have installed a Nilpeter press in this unique configuration in the Master Label Jakarta factory. We are really happy to see the partnership strengthen and look forward to supporting Master Label in the future. Needless to say, Master Label is strongly underlining their position as a leading printer in the region,” says John Andersen, managing director, Nilpeter Asia Pacific.

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