ITW Labels of St. Charles, Mo., has invested in a Mark Andy Digital Series hybrid press. The company plans to capitalize on the productivity benefits of in-line hybrid print workflows to optimize production of a full range of labels including prime custom, variable data, durable and more.
Glenwood Labels, a label converter based in Vancouver, British Columbia, has added digital printing capabilities with the addition of the Mark Andy Digital One. The entry-level digital press debuted at Labelexpo Americas and was installed at Glenwood Labels earlier this year.
Pairing traditional CMYK with digital white ink and metallic substrates, converters and printers are now able to produce 250 metallic colors to create special effects and dimensional patterns. In addition to improving shelf appeal, it’s also simple to manage in the design stage with automated prepress plug-ins. This supports brand owner demands for differentiated labels by enhancing designs with some serious WOW factor. Seeing is believing, request label samples
Imagine the challenge of providing sequentially numbered pressure sensitive labels, versioned (color and image) graphics with 23 spot colors, multiple barcodes and varied lot sizes (typically, 10,000 - 20,000 per job). Learn how one converter was able to produce 75 unique jobs per day with an expected 48-hour turnaround. Take a Closer Look at the Benefits.
Blair Labeling, a pressure-sensitive label converter based in Denver, has installed a Mark Andy Digital One label press. Since the installation, the company has seen success with the digital/flexo hybrid solution.
Flexible packaging continues to be a growing market, and with a drive toward smaller packs for portion control and portability, the potential is even greater for narrow-web label printers to seize some of that share. With shorter run capabilities, fast changeovers and in-line solvent-free lamination, new flexo press platforms are ready for the challenge. Are you?
Flint Group Narrow Web has invested in a Mark Andy Performance Series P5 press, which will be installed in its North America Centre of Technical Excellence in Rogers, Minn. The press will assist Flint Group in its ink development and will be available for customer usage.
Digital printing plays a key role in the future of label and package production. But choosing the right solution for your business is not simple. Run sizes, applications, job management…all contribute to whether you retrofit existing equipment or invest in a new, complete digital workflow. The experts at Mark Andy realize it’s not a one-size-fits-all solution and have developed a quick questionnaire to help guide you on your digital journey.
WS Packaging Group has purchased its second Mark Andy Digital Series hybrid solution. The press will be installed in the company's Dallas location, which is one of the company's 17 North American facilities. WS Packaging's first Digital Series press has been running at full production since December 2015.
Increasing job complexity has led traditional four color process to become an exception rather than rule, making effective management of color profiles critical to long term success. Mark Andy’s Color Management Package, consisting of tools and software needed to bring color management in-house, is designed to help partners manage brand expectations and provide accurate color matches across the supply chain with consistent repeatability.