AVT inspection systems at Labelexpo Brussels

AVT, Esko and X Rite technology collaboration

AVT Helios inspection system
AVT Helios inspection system

AVT, part of Danaher’s Product Identification group (PID) and a provider of print inspection system, process control and quality assurance solutions, will present integrated solutions for enhanced productivity and efficiency at Labelexpo Brussels. Co-located with sister company Esko at Stand 3C60, AVT will showcase its latest and advanced automated inspection solutions for label and packaging applications supported by next-generation workflow automation solutions per Industry 4.0 ‘smart factory’ production.

Workflow automation and quality standards control

AVT’s solutions enable converters to set cross-plant quality standards in tandem with Esko’s Automation Engine (AE) and X-Rite’s ColorCert.

AVT’s AutoSet module automates job setup by streamlining prepress to pressroom
connectivity from the Esko Automation Engine to AVT’s inspection system. Meanwhile, the innovative iCenter platform empowers printers to control cross-site quality standards ensuring global consistency.

For color measurement, the digital link between X-Rite’s ColorCert color and AVT’s
Spectralab in-line color measurement device automatically sets up a job for inline color measurement and generates color scorecard reporting on color quality performance after printing. This integration delivers better visibility into color performance based on measurable, objective results for increased color consistency.

Advanced inspection systems for narrow-web applications

For customers seeking inspection at full press and rewinder speeds without sacrificing quality, AVT’s Helios Turbo HD+ offers high-resolution automatic inspection designed for quality assurance of fine details, barcodes and variable data, and for customers operating wider-web platforms (445-670 mm). As variable data applications continue to be popular, AVT offers variable data inspection, validation and grading solutions, including advanced reporting capabilities, while supporting a variety of production workflows on both press and rewinder.

AVT will also conduct inspection demonstrations of packaging and shrink-sleeve applications at Labelexpo. These include Helios S Turbo+, an automatic inspection system for high-speed performance, complemented by the new continuous and random defect display for process defects monitoring.

Digital inspection and press control

For digital printers, AVT offers Helios D, a 100% automatic inspection system that addresses missing nozzles, ink drips, color uniformity and other sector-specific challenges in real time. AVT will also present integrated press control and quality assurance solutions for OEM’s digital presses, as well as dedicated inline solutions such as JetIQ, a closed loop quality engine that works in synergy with press controllers to maintain exemplary print quality, offering full connectivity to all steps and solutions of digital inkjet printing. AVT’s digital solutions will be presented both by AVT and other partners, such as HP and Mark Andy.

Jaron Lotan, president of AVT said, “In the two years since joining the Danaher family, we have continued to strengthen our synergies with Esko and X-Rite by co-developing solutions that address the future of prepress-to-finish workflow automation. As we move deeper into the Industry 4.0 production landscape, the interconnectivity and compatibility required in machines at various production points places those in strategic partnerships at a strong advantage.”

At Labelexpo Brussels, AVT will introduce the company’s new general manager of EMEA, Charles Lissenburg. “As the preeminent trade event on our calendar, Labelexpo is an ideal opportunity to build and strengthen working relationships with existing and potential customers as well as our valued partners around the world. I look forward to being part of a team that has set the bar in worldwide print inspection,” Lissenburg said.

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