The Web Offset Printing Press manufacturer has launched its first Narrow-Web Flexo press – STARFlex.
Web Offset Printing press manufacturer NBG Printographic Machinery has launched a new range of Narrow-Web Flexo presses – STARFlex. It is the first Flexo Label Press from the manufacturer of Web Offset presses that have been catering to the needs of customers from the newspaper to commercial printing to book publishing industries.
STARFlex is a servo driven robust Flexo Printing press capable of producing high quality labels to Packaging and a range of other products. The machine can handle wide range of substrates from 12 micron film upto 400 gsm board and more. The capability to add other printing systems like offset, gravure, rotary screen and digital makes it a versatile and customizable machine for multiple applications and thus expanding possibilities. The 6-colour press has a web width range from 10in to 20in.
The long awaited STARFlex has been in the development phase for a few years and will first be showcased at Labelexpo India 2018. The machine can be equipped with UV lamps, cold and hot foiling units, delam, relam, turnbar, chill drums and other units. It may also be equipped to be transformed into combination press to integrate Rotary Screen, Offset and Gravure printing. The maximum design speed of the machine is 200 mpm. The machine features individual servo for each unit and the company has plans to introduce soon new age features like pre-registration, remote assistance and machine data storage for better user friendliness.
The company aims to sell around 15 presses this year. With this press, NBG will focus the markets of Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe besides India.