New Wave Adds Gearless Press

CHARLOTTE, NC | Bobst Group reports New Wave Converting, Fontana, CA, will replace a durable 20-year-old, six-color, geared Schiavi flexo presss with an eight-color Schiavi EF 4040 CI gearless sleeve press. Installation is scheduled for startup in 2010.

Jim Chestnut, New Wave's production manager, says, “We needed a press that would enable us to respond to changing market needs even more quickly but with the same high quality graphics that our customers are accustomed to.” The EF 4040 has a 52-in. (1,320 mm) web width with integrated advanced technical solutions that are said to result in extremely high print quality combined with maximum output in an economical format.

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