manroland web systems is all geared up to set a new benchmark for webfed printing presses featuring the latest in automation and technology for the growing packaging and printing industry. Depending on applications ranging from board to foil printing, the company has an optimized arrangement of presses with offset, flexo and gravure printing units in hybrid configuration. The established PECOM-X drive, operation and workflow management system is the basis for combining various components from manroland web systems to form a one-system solution.
manroland web systems has planned an elaborate presence at the upcoming PrintPack 2017. The company would be focusing on areas such as packaging printing, CROMOMAN 4X1, retrofits and upgrades, such as inline density control, inline registration control, press consumables such as blankets, rollers and press chemistry, as well as print services. In addition, manroland would venture into service of non-manroland presses and Novexx Solutions for print and apply solutions for the label market.
The company believes that its longstanding experience in highly automated offset printing offers its clients in the packaging sector new possibilities for staying competitive and allows them to react to the increasing demands of the market. This would mean ever-shorter print runs, increasing price pressure, consistently high printing quality, reproducibility, just-in-time production, sustainability and an overruling machine intelligence through networking of processes and systems. The company also added that the most modern manroland web systems pre-setting, regulating and control systems enable waste reduction of double-digit figures. Industry 4.0 is reality in the new packaging printing press from day one.
Commenting on the effect of demonetization drive, the company said that the move has affected the printers in general but not the press manufactures as such. For 2017, manroland web systems India expects to install additional towers in some of its newspaper customers, although some customers may or hold back some decisions.