Offset Printing - UV/LED Curing
In March, U.K.-based Caps Cases became the first business in the world to acquire the EFI Nozomi 14000 LED Digital Corrugated Press.
Pioneer Press will be installing an eight-color RMGT 9 Series perfecting press with LED-UV curing this summer.
UV-LED technology is a viable option for sheetfed offset printers seeking to maximize pressroom productivity and shorten delivery time.
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Tune in to hear insights from three printers across the country to learn how they have leveraged LED UV retrofits on existing equipment
Oliver Inc. has invested in a seven-color, 57˝ Koenig & Bauer Rapida 145 press with UV for its facility in Hauppauge, N.Y. The device is expected to drive production and capacity by 20%.
Since its installation in 2017, Cedar Graphics' Koenig & Bauer Rapida 106 LED press has decreased makeready times by 50% and has reduced makeready stock by 35% to 40%. It has also made the Hiawatha, Iowa-based company more efficient with an improved turnaround time, and it has brought in more short-run packaging work for the pharmaceutical market.
Curtis Packaging, a Sandy Hook, Conn.-based package printer serving a variety of high-end, luxury market segments, has seen significant sales and production improvements since installing a 15-unit Koenig & Bauer Rapida 106 press in 2018. The press has helped Curtis Packaging increase its sales by 20% in 2019.
Slate Group, a full service commercial printer in Lubbock, Texas, has added a new five-color Komori Lithrone G40 press with coater and LED UV curing system. The new press has allowed the company to expand on its finishing capabilities and enter the short-run packaging market.