Focus Label Machinery Ltd are working with TS Converting Equipment Ltd, manufacturer of the Elite Cameron range of Slitting and Rewinding, Coating and laminating machines to develop a hybrid coating and printing machine. The new unit, due for launch in the spring will have options to apply release coatings, hot melt coat, print, laminate, die cut, slit and rewind materials in one pass.
“We have known Focus for many years and are excited to be developing the new press together” says Tim Self, Director of TS Converting. “The new machine has huge potential in the self-adhesive laminate, tape and label industries”
The machine is modular in design and will have the ability to print on both sides of the web in one pass using UV Flexo or digital inks.
Further information on the new machine will be available as the testing phase approaches in the Spring.
David Lee of Focus comments, “Our partnership brings together years of design expertise in different industries and the development will open some exciting new avenues for our printing technology.