HP and Comexi Join for Lamination Solution

 

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY | HP today announced a strategic agreement with flexible packaging machinery manufacturer Comexi Group, to develop a dedicated lamination solution optimized for the HP Indigo 20000 digital press.

The Comexi NEXUS L20000 is said to be the first dedicated end-to-end lamination and coating solution for digitally printed flexible packaging. Available in in- or off-line configurations, the it reportedly will offer advanced solvent-free lamination to help flexible packaging converters shorten time to market, as well as help reduce waste and environmental impact.

“Shorter product life cycles and customized packaging are driving growth in short-run jobs that demand fast turnaround times,” says Ramon Xifra, VP, Comexi Group.“The new Comexi NEXUS L20000 with the HP Indigo 20000 will enable flexible packaging converters to meet these demands and grow their businesses.”

The HP Indigo 20000 is a mid-web digital press that helps meet the needs of flexible packaging converters for short runs. It is said to provide converters with the ability to produce several different items around a common design, then customize each one by changing the colors, images, and language. The press’s with of 762 mm (30 in.) and ability to print on a wide variety of substrates and film (10–250 micron) gives converters market versatility, company says.

“As we drive the digital revolution in flexible packaging, it’s important that our customers benefit from the full value of digital across the printing, converting, and lamination processes,” says Alon Bar-Shany, VP and general manager, HP Indigo Division. “With the Comexi NEXUS L20000, converters will be able to increase speed to market to further maximize the benefits of digital printing with the HP Indigo 20000.”

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