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Did You Know: The Transition to Digital Printing is Here

Konica Minolta

Did you know there are new label presses that make label converter shops’ difficult transition to digital printing easier?  Konica Minolta has introduced the C71cf label press designed to fill the gap between entry-level and higher-end label presses. This is a full-digital label production system with leading-edge digital print technology designed to satisfy the market needs by on-demand basis.

Small to medium volume labels are the main target for the C71cf, with its high resolution, 18.9m/min production speed, and multiple gradation data processing at 1,200dpi x 8bit. The C71cf label press features:

  • Superb operability and ease of maintenance
  • High-quality image and high-accuracy printing
  • High speed printing
  • Highy light resistant
  • Low running cost
  • Continuous banner size printing

Then there’s the iJetColor Digital Label Press introduced by Printwear, a leader in prepress and digital solutions. This is a high performance, low total cost of ownership, inkjet digital color press powered by Memjet technology developed exclusively for label packaging applications.

The iJetColor Label Printer is a compact, tabletop, 4-color inkjet press that supports production label stocks for product packaging personalization. The system features:

  • Roll-to-roll printer
  • Integrated batch cutter
  • 60 feet per minute speed
  • Advanced spot color matching application
  • Production quality Xitron Navigator Harlequin RIP Workflow

The iJetColor Label Press is offered as a complete digital color printing solution and comes bundled with the iJetColor RIP and workflow – an industry leading, production quality solution based on the Xitron Navigator Harlequin RIP and Navigator GPS workflow.

Improved digital color printing performance offered by these new label presses, along with state-of-the-art workflows and the web are driving a new convergence in label printing. These converging technologies offer improved print applications and new opportunities to profit and grow for label converting shops in the future.

Anderson & Vreeland is introducing these converging technologies into a fully integrated digital workflow for label converter shops at Labelexpo. See what the future of flexo holds for label converters by contacting Anderson & Vreeland or visit A&V’s booth #929 at Labelexpo Americas 2014.