Landa S10 Nanographic printing press is now in production

Partnership between Edelmann group and Landa Digital Printing

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(L to R) Yishai Amir, CEO Landa; Oliver Bruns; CEO Edelmann Group; Ralf Scholzer, InfoTrends Director – Q&A Moderator
(L to R) Yishai Amir, CEO Landa; Oliver Bruns; CEO Edelmann Group; Ralf Scholzer, InfoTrends Director – Q&A Moderator

As many as 60 leading converters and printers attended an open house organized by Edelmann group and Landa Digital Printing at Edelmann’s Heidenheim facility in order to see Europe’s first Landa S10 Nanographic printing press. The press can produce commercial jobs at 6,500 B1/41 in. sheets per hour. Visitors saw how Landa S10 compliments Edelmann’s offset technology and the freedom that Nanographic printing offers in terms of high and consistent quality.

Landa S10 Nanographic Printing Press
Landa S10 Nanographic Printing Press

Oliver Bruns, chief executive officer, Edelmann group said , “In the print and packaging world, everyone is clamoring to know if our Landa S10 is running as expected. We repeatedly get asked if the print quality is good and if we’re running seven colors. They also ask if we’re achieving 6,500 B1/41 in. sheets per hour and if we’re able to produce commercial jobs. The simple answer to all of that is, yes of course. The Landa S10 is built to be a full production machine, 24/7. The colors are brilliant and vibrant – so intense and lively. I haven’t seen any other technology that comes close.”

Bruns further added, “Before installing the Landa S10, we were limited in the solutions we could offer our customers. B1/41 in. digital printing with seven colors and at 6,500 sheets per hour has eliminated these previous constraints. The S10 installation has been a great success, and we now expect to be out of beta in a matter of weeks.”

Specializing in packaging solutions for health care, beauty care and consumer brands, the Edelmann Group has operations in nine countries, spanning Europe, Asia, North and South America. Employing more than 3,000 people with sales of over EUR 300 million, Edelmann produces over 5.6 billion packages and leaflets per year. In meeting the environmental demands of some of the world’s most exacting blue-chip brands, sustainability initiatives are also top priority for the company. Speaking at the open house, Bruns also confirmed that partnering with Landa was the best decision for their business. He said, “This is not just a supplier-customer relationship, it’s far more. I love the color from our S10, but crucially, the Landa technology allows us to get a good ROI and that’s just as essential. High speed and great efficiency enable us to earn money with the press.”

Yishai Amir, chief executive officer, Landa Digital printing said, “We are obviously thrilled with the success of the Landa S10 at Edelmann, and we are looking forward to moving them out of beta within weeks. This success echoes our own business progress, on all fronts. With a continued ramp-up of production and go-to-market operations, we will have presses installed and printing across three continents by the end of 2019.”