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Leyprint Targets Double-Digit Growth with Rapida 105

Leyprint Targets Double-Digit Growth with Rapida 105

UK packaging specialist opts for KBA Leyprint targets double-digit growth with Rapida 105 Fourth-generation family-run packaging specialist Leyprint is targeting 10.5 per cent year-on-year growth following its investment in a B1 (41in) KBA Rapida. The -£4.5m ($7.1m) turnover operation, based in Leyland, Lancashire, replaced two B1 Komori presses with the six-colour plus coater Rapida 105 at the...

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High Containment Retrofit Solution for Capsule Filling Machines and Tablet Presses

High Containment Retrofit Solution for Capsule Filling Machines and Tablet Presses

Capsule filling machines and tablet presses are expensive long term investments. The conundrum for manufacturing is how to address increased safety requirements from ever increasing drug potency. It is not normally viable to replace existing machines with new high containment versions, and sometimes a quicker solution is required if a new production demand needs to be considered. Powder Systems...

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Dual-coater KBA Rapida 106 for Unipack

Early this year management at Unipack Fort in Pavlikeni, Bulgaria, signed a contract for a high-tech KBA Rapida 106 six-colour B1 (41in) press with two coaters, KBA DriveTronic SPC dedicated plate-cylinder drives and a raft of automation modules. The press is scheduled for shipping in April. Pavlikeni-based Unipack is one of the biggest packaging printers in the country. The company's press...

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Thermal Technology Ships Large Graphite Hot Press

Thermal Technology Ships Large Graphite Hot Press

SANTA ROSA, Calif. - Thermal Technology, a leading manufacturer of vacuum and high temperature furnace systems, recently built, installed and commissioned a 500,000-pound force hot press for a Northern California company to produce large powder metallurgy semiconductor materials. The hot press, Model HP500-242424G, offers a large usable work space with a 4-side heated graphite hot zone rated to...

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Fontijne Presses Launches Revolutionary Platen Press Design

The LabEcon series: for the best price/quality performance Fontijne Presses has developed a totally new and unique Platen Press - The LabEcon series 150/300/600. Designed for straightforward automated pressing operations, these presses offer the high quality Fontijne Presses is known for, but in an economical package. Fontijne Presses would like to invite you to our booth at NPE to present our...

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Digital Color Press prints at speeds up to 600 fpm.

Designed for high-volume production of books and documents, 42 in. HP T400 Color Inkjet Web Press prints up to 5,200 full-color, letter-size pages/min, reproducing sharp text and images as well as uniform area fills. Unit can print on uncoated or newsprint paper as well as range of coated papers. HP A50 process-color inks work with HP A10 printheads, which use HP Scalable Printing Technology in...

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Flagship Press for Imprensa Nacional

Following successful installations in Cuba and Mexico, KBA's compact B2 (29in) Rapida 75 is busy making inroads in Brazil, a key market. First up, in February 2010, was a four-colour version which has substantially boosted capacity, output and quality at Imprensa Nacional, the government printing office in Brasilia, the capital. Dating back to 1808, Imprensa Nacional is under the direct authority...

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HP Provides Jump-Start for Canvera's Success

PALO ALTO, Calif. - HP today announced that Canvera, India's first nationally branded professional imaging service provider, has selected HP solutions and services for delivering consistent, high-quality printing services to customers. The agreement with HP Financial Services has helped Canvera acquire the wide range of high-performance technology and equipment needed for its launch. Since its...

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KBA Rapida 75E Debuts in Rome

The MedPrint trade fair from 23 to 26 March in Rome will see the Italian debut of the B2 (29in) Rapida 75E that Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) launched at IPEX in Birmingham last year. The press exhibited by subsidiary KBA-Italia on stand C10-D15 in hall 3 will be a four-colour version with a coater and delivery extension. The Rapida 75E differs from its predecessor in having an enhanced output of...

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Integrated Metal adds State-of-the-Art Capital Equipment

Integrated Metal adds State-of-the-Art Capital Equipment

Integrated Metal - a high-precision contract manufacturer- is pleased to announce the installation of its first Amada EML K laser/turret press. This new machine significantly increases sheet metal and light plate processing capacity with its high speed 4 kW laser, faster material handling and 60 x 120 work envelope. The 33 ton turret punch is fully integrated into the design of the machine and...

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