Spotlighting the advantages of digital flexo technology

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Using news low migration UV curable inks and digital flexo automation, Bobst has developed solutions that offer set-up times comparable to digital printing – thanks to a fully digitized press operation the machine can run non-stop, affording on-the fly job changes creating less than 10 metre of substrate waste and taking only one minute in set-up time. The technology, unique to Bobst runs conforming to the 7-color extended gamut (ECG) technology promoted by the Revo team of leading industry partners which boosts the advantages of a production-driven, repeatable and controllable digital process.

Visitors to the stand will also be introduced to the very wide and comprehensive range of solutions which Bobst can offer in the different segments of the label industry. These include the brand new MW 85F CI flexo press, printing at line screens up to 70 line/cm and the CL 750D compact laminator which are especially suited for customers looking for efficiency in short run production, as well as Bobst silicone and adhesive coating solutions and vacuum metallizing solutions for the labelstock industry.

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