Masterwork USA, a leading finishing manufacturer of folding carton and packaging equipment headquartered in Tianjin, China, will be displaying its extensive range of postpress packaging solutions at Drupa, the industry’s largest trade fair in Dusseldorf, Germany. Masterwork will be located in Hall 1 during the show’s two week event from May 31 to June 10, 2016.
“Drupa provides Masterwork with the unique opportunity to demonstrate our successful post-press strategies to the international graphic arts community that want to succeed in today’s print industry,” says Carol Jiang, Vice President, Masterwork USA. “Our experts will be on hand to walk visitors through our entire product portfolio and show them how our machines can bring them increased revenue when added to their production facilities.”
The Masterwork booth will be demonstrating:
The new Duopress 106FCSB offers six processes in one pass: foil stamping, embossing, die cutting, stripping, blank separation, and product collection. By combining all of these processes inline will dramatically improve a user’s productivity and increase efficiency. The Duopress 106FCSB features improved foil control systems that have been designed to ensure accurate foil feeding and create greater foil saving benefits. In addition, the new Duopress 106FCSB neatly and conveniently stacks the finished products in a pile, which prevents the products from being damaged, and saves employee time and effort.
The Diana Eye 55 fully-automatic sheet inspection system offers high efficiency, intelligence, and quality to its users. Its faster output leads to better productivity. The Diana Eye 55 boasts a maximum working speed of 200-300m/min with a maximum sheet size of 550mm x 500 mm and a stock range of 90-650g/m2 cardboard. The Diana Eye is unique in that it features an adjustable camera light source for multi-process inspection and complex processes such as holograms and foil stamping can be inspected.
The new modular Diana Smart 55/115 folding carton gluing machines are ideal for the medium performance segment of the market. These machines offer short set-up times, 100% inline inspection of the entire print image, excellent accessibility due to low side frames on operator and drive side, electronic speed control, and a touchscreen for machine operation. Its compact design sacrifices none of its high quality productivity providing a maximum speed of 450 m/min. It is perfectly suited for a great variety of production applications in the 55 and 80 format ranges up to a maximum carton length of 60 cm. including folding cartons, lock bottom cartons, double wall cartons, multi compartment cartons, miniature cartons, mailing envelopes, record sleeves made of folding boxboard from 200 to 600 gsm and e-flute corrugated board. For additional flexibility, it can be combined with the Diana Inspection Control, Diana Braille module, a stack turner, Diana Feeder, Diana Packer, or the FAS 480 semi-automatic packer.
Masterwork has also combined its R&D focus and its manufacturing capabilities with Heidelberg’s support network. At Drupa, both firms will be displaying these two products:
The Promatrix 106 CSB die cutter with blanking is ideal for short to medium production volumes and performs die cutting and embossing at a speed of 8,000 sheets per hour. The machine offers a wide range of standard features, extremely user-friendly operation, and an attractive price-performance ratio. The Promatrix 106 CS can handle substrates from 65-lb. text to 48-pt. board. It outputs 8,000 sheets per hour, and has a maximum sheet size of 29.92×41.7″.
The Easymatrix 106 CS die cutting machine with stripping rated at 7,700 sheets per hour delivers precision in folding carton production. It offers short set-up times, productivity, and cost-effectiveness. It processes materials from 90 to 2000 g/m2 even up to 4 mm thickness corrugated board. It features non-stop operation in the feeder and delivery, motorized cutting pressure adjustment, convenient fine adjustments of the cutting plate and a quicklock chase for the cutting die as well as the upper stripping tool. Short makeready time and straightforward operation deliver an unprecedented level of productivity. Workflow is much more effective because automation largely eliminates errors resulting from manual production.