BOBST has engineered success with Rigid Containers Ltd. at this year’s UK Packaging Awards. BOBST’s DRO 1628 NT RS rotary die-cutter won the ‘Investment project of the year’ category for Rigid Containers Ltd. which honors the investment or installation project which has had the greatest impact on a company or the wider market.
Specialist carton manufacturer, Kennedy Smith Press Ltd., has invested in not one, but two, new state-of-the-art die-cutters from BOBST in a unique side-by-side installation to increase capacity and drive efficiency at its Scotland site.
Gómez Aparicio, a Spanish printer and binder located in Madrid purchased a Polar 176 Plus with 2 lifts to replace an older machine in VLF size. This new POLAR cutting system consists of 2 new stack lifts on each side of the cutter, as well as the cutter N176 Plus. This new guillotine works 8 hours per day and is focused on trimming paper size in VLF format for the printing presses. It also finishes products for the binding processes.
The finishing and converting solution efficiently supports and enhances digital print
Gerber Technology announced the debut of a new tool kit designed specifically for packaging and finishing applications at SGIA. This is in conjunction with their acquisition of MCT Digital announced on Oct. 1, 2018. The combination of these companies unites the engineering expertise and innovation of two leading players in the sign and graphics and packaging industries.
Companies striving to achieve increased efficiency, decreased cost and speed to market are looking for technology that digitizes workflows for greater productivity. "Digitalization is important to all industries we serve," said Mary McFadden, executive director CAD product management for Gerber Technology. "We have partnered with ExactFlat to continue advancement in 3D workflows for the furniture, transportation and other technical textiles."
The focus of the Zünd exhibit at FachPack 2018, September 25 - 27 in Nuremberg, Germany, is on modular automation in digital cutting. The leading supplier of digital cutting systems will present, among other things, a new automation solution for fully integrated industrial finishing.