Kluge's new complete range of print finishing equipment at Graph Expo
Monday, September 10, 2007
Press release from the issuing companySeptember 2007 -- For the first time see Kluge's NEW complete range of print finishing equipment, including the EHG Series Half-Sheet Foil Stamping and Diecutting Press, ComFold Multi-Function Folder/Gluer, V-10 Series 40" Foil Stamping and Diecutting Press, BoxFold-1000 Straight-Line Folder/Gluer and the C-115 Cutting System. This equipment will function as part of an eight-product display on booth #2219 producing various paper & packaging products, from lock-bottom boxes to mailers.
Fish Wrapped in Foil
With a platen size of 22" x 30", the EHG Series Half-Sheet Press can accommodate a sheet size of up to 23" x 31" and is available as an automatic die cutter or with foil stamping & embossing capabilities.
At Graph Expo this year, the EHG will run a "trophy" 20" x 28" preprinted tropical fish scene. The fish will be stamped using combination dies supplied by H & M and foil from Kurz Transfer products and on stock courtesy of Xpedx. Multi-level dies will be used to provide various embossing depths highlighting details in the fish with 5 different colors in a single pass. Be sure to stop by the Kluge booth #2219 to experience the brand new EHG Series Half-Sheet Press and take home some foil wrapped fish!
Kluge creates new backbone for in-line finishing work-flows
Most finishing operations are considered stand-alone. As labor and lead-time becomes the center of purchasing decisions, companies are increasingly looking at linking multiple operations. Tipping, inserting, folding/gluing, scoring, wafer sealing, shrink-wrapping, taping, label application, and bar code printing are some of the targets. The issue has been cost, footprint and versatility. In-line systems are traditionally very expensive and occupy a large and dedicated footprint with custom-integrated sections that can't be a part of another workflow.
Kluge recently announced the ComFold to act as the backbone behind the newest stand-alone and hybrid finishing operations. "Today's customers need a method to bring together disparate work-flows quickly to fulfill a unique need, without custom one-off experimental machinery. They need multiple feeding choices, segmented work area with universal 3rd-party mounts, and a short delivery," explains Tim Kirkland, Kluge Eastern Region Sales Manager. "Whether it's 2 million boxes, tipping a million pamphlets onto a brochure, or building a CD sleeve/inserting the CD/and applying a wafer seal in one pass, customers want to add parts, not machines, to keep their customers' business." Don't miss Kluge's ComFold folding, gluing, scoring, onserting and taping at booth #2219.
Complete list of products on display at booth #2219:
- EHG Series Half-Sheet Press
- ComFold Multi-Function Folder/Gluer
- V-10 Series 40" Foil Stamping Embossing & Diecutting Press
- BoxFold-1000 Straight-Line Folder/Gluer
- C-115 Cutting System
- OmniFold Automatic Folder/Gluer
- TXR-1100 Series Automatic Blank Separator
- EHF Series Press
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