Digitfast 20.000 preview by Prati in Faenza, Italy

Prati at Labelexpo Europe

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Digifast 20.000 by Prati
Digifast 20.000 by Prati

Prati, equipment provider for post-print finishing, inspection, die-cutting, matrix stripping, rewinding, cutting and overprinting, invited customers, partners, and suppliers to its Hybrid Technology Experience event that took place between 11 and 13 June 2019 in Faenza, Italy, to discuss the various innovations in the industry. As a preview of the Labelexpo Europe in Brussels, Prati presented Digifast 20.000, a machine designed for finishing materials printed entirely with digital technology for the mid-web industry.

The DigifastOne was displayed in two different hybrid configurations for printing and finishing. The hybrid printing line is designed and developed together with Screen Europe. The ability to add DigifastOne pre-print and post-print modules allows functionality such as inline priming to extend substrate support, to mix and match flexo and inkjet printing to add effects and enhance label production.

Screen and Prati have listened to and recognized the requirements of the market to offer flexible solutions that optimize converters’ production processes based on the type of label applications they have to produce. Our mutual distribution partners such as REM in Italy, Inprintout in Portugal and Jet Technologies in Indonesia can now offer stand-alone, nearline and now hybrid configurations to label converters’ specific needs,” says Carlo Sammarco, sales director Packaging Solutions at Screen Europe.

Over 100 guests from Italy, the US, UK, Thailand, Portugal, Canada, Germany, France, Austria, Russia, and Turkey attended the Hybrid Technology Experience. The open days were packed full with team-building and networking events, such as a visit and tasting experience at a holiday farm and a walk through vineyards followed by a dinner entirely prepared with locally grown produce, in Torre di Oriolo. Prati, based in Marradi, is planning expansion in the coming months with the setting up of a new local branch.

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