A leading North American converter has invested in a second Mark Andy Digital Series hybrid press, after realizing double the production in half the time compared to existing technology. At a productive 240fpm, the digital hybrid press is running nearly 50 jobs daily at an average run length of about 1600 linear feet per SKU, effectively moving three shifts of flexo work to a single shift on the Digital Series. Click here to download the free case study on the efficiency & productivity of digital hybrid presses.
The craft beer industry is booming, with over 10,000 small breweries worldwide. From grocery store shelves to taps at local pubs, specialty beer is becoming a global phenomenon.With over 30% making the switch to digitally printed PS labels, converters can expand their portfolio using digital hybrid presses to win this short-run work. Printed and finished inline, in a single pass. Seeing is Believing. Request Microbrew Label Samples Today.
Whether you have a specific job to be tested or you are just interested in seeing the latest technology, Mark Andy is here. Our global showrooms have a full range of award-winning digital hybrid (UV inkjet, EP toner, aqueous inkjet) and flexo (UV LED, solvent-free lamination, high-speed die cutting, etc) print technologies, as well as prepress, plate making, and color management workflows available for live demonstration daily. Labels, Packaging, Light Carton, we’ve got you covered. Schedule your custom demonstration today.
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.
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.