Esko to participate at this year’s Brussels Labelexpo

It will demonstrate its end-to-end automation for label converters

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Esko CDI Crystal XPS 4835 flexo imaging and exposure unit
Esko CDI Crystal XPS 4835 flexo imaging and exposure unit Photo: Esko

Esko, the global provider of integrated software and hardware solutions for label professionals, will showcase its latest technological innovations at Labelexpo Europe.

From 26 to 29 April, Esko will demonstrate to visitors at the Brussels Expo how its software and hardware solutions combine to deliver the most effective, state-of-the-art workflow automation and prepress technology for label converters.

With its CDI Crystal XPS 4835 flexo imaging and exposure unit – complete with innovative automated PlateHandler and PlateFeeder at the heart of its display, the company’s exhibition space will feature a range of cutting-edge integrated technologies. The latest version of market-leading Esko Automation Engine, now available to users either on-premise or as a SaaS solution, will demonstrate the benefits of an automated prepress workflow, while the team will unveil the new Flexo Engine module, which merges functionality, automation, and a host of features developed to increase prepress productivity.

Esko will also showcase its new VDP enhancements in Automation Engine at the event

“We are looking forward to meeting our partners, customers, friends, and colleagues again at this year’s Labelexpo,” said Jan De Roeck, director of Industry Relations and Strategic Marketing at the company.

“With the latest developments to our web-based collaboration and automation software and our plate making and print inspection hardware, Labelexpo provides the perfect opportunity for us to demonstrate how digitizing, automating, and connecting processes deliver significant efficiencies to businesses.

Jan De Roeck, director of Industry Relations and Strategic Marketing at Esko
Jan De Roeck, director of Industry Relations and Strategic Marketing at Esko

“Today’s turbulent and volatile market dynamics put label converters under tremendous pressure, with an ever-growing need for accuracy, consistency, and efficiency,” he said. “The adoption of integrated hardware and software to automate and connect workflows, systems, and processes delivers the clearest tangible benefit in meeting this challenge.”

From the company’s booth (A35, Hall 4), the Esko team will be showcasing its latest innovations, including new VDP enhancements in Automation Engine that makes the integration of Variable Data Printing requirements as easy as a few mouse clicks and the latest developments in on-press color and quality management with its AVT print inspection system. This technology will be further showcased at the Labelexpo event space Automation Arena when the company will demonstrate a complete integrated, automated workflow to visitors.

“Excellence in business performance, the value promise of digital transformation leads to success by improving operational processes, lowering costs and delivering client loyalty,” said Jan. “By developing technologies that seek to speed up and connect processes and devices efficiently, while eliminating errors and waste, Esko enables label converters to meet the challenges of both today and tomorrow, while also reducing waste as much as possible throughout the entire ideation-to-shelf workflow.

Esko is looking forward to welcoming visitors to booth A35 in Hall 4 at Labelexpo Europe 2022. Adjacent to the Esko booth, X-Rite Pantone will demonstrate a connected ecosystem for color management integrated with the Esko workflow.

 

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