Zund displays S3 M800 for packaging converters

Digital cutting table

Prasanna Venkatesh VA (extreme right), general manager of Zund India with his team at PrintPack India 2017. Photo PSA

At PrintPack 2017, Zund India displayed its digital cutting machine S3 M 800 for packaging converters. The digital table features a vacuum plate to hold down the material and is steplessly adjustable across the width of the machine while an energy-efficient vacuum generator provides optimal hold-down. “The digital cutting table is probably the workhorse of Zund which is so far the largest moving model in the packaging industry. The cutting table, measuring 1.8 x 0.8 m, goes very well with first moving 28 x 40 inch printing presses,” said Prasanna Venkatesh VA, general manager of Zund India. Depending on the size and model, the S3 M can process up to 3.2 m (10 ft) wide corrugated cardboard on
the same machine that can cut 110 mm (4.3 in) packaging foam.

“Zund machines are built on a modular tool concept,” said Venkatesh VA. “Modular tool concept means the machines can be configured and retrofitted according to different industries—textile, packaging, leather, etc.—fitting into their unique requirements.”

Speaking about his expectations at PrintPack, Venkatesh VA said, “PrintPack 2017 was a very successful show for us. Whatever expectations we had, have been achieved. The footfall was high and visitors showed serious interest in our products. We have got a sizeable number of new inquiries and has finalized deals with Parksons Packaging and Kolkata-based Swastik Exports.”

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