Log In | Become a Member | Contact Us

Connect on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn

Colbert Packaging Installs New Mark Andy Label Press in Flexographic Facility

Monday, November 23, 2015

Press release from the issuing company

Colbert Packaging Corporation has installed a Mark Andy Performance Series P5 for pressure-sensitive roll label applications. The P5 features a 13-inch web width and utilizes a four-color print process, and its servo-based platform delivers superior print quality and high productivity through simple operation, rapid changeovers and reduced spoilage.

“This new press has all the latest bells and whistles, and we look forward to showing our customers what it can do, but what really sold us on the P5 is its amazing print quality and high efficiency,” said Brad Davis, vice president and general manager of Colbert Flexographic Packaging.

Designed to meet the high demands of today’s quick-turn pressure-sensitive label market, the Mark Andy P5 produces both paper and film-based labels. The press’ innovative print head configuration substantially reduces make-ready times, and Mark Andy’s quick change die cut system allows the operator to slide a new rotary die into place in a matter of seconds. Furthermore, a shorter web path, more stable web tension and an automated register system all result in reduced spoilage.

The Mark Andy P5 label press joins an extensive repertoire of equipment – including a narrow web folding carton press, a nine-color flexo press, an additional pressure-sensitive label press, multiple label inspection presses, folder-gluers and other finishing equipment – in Colbert’s 45,000 sq. ft. flexographic printing facility. In addition to labels, folding cartons and product information inserts are also produced in this facility, which is located two blocks from Colbert Packaging headquarters.


Post a Comment

To post a comment Log In or Become a Member, doing so is simple and free



Email Icon Email

Print Icon Print

Label & Packaging Section

Jennifer Matt

David Zwang, Editor/Analyst
David travels the globe helping companies increase their productivity, margins and market reach.

WhatTheyThink Job Board

View More Jobs


Become a Member

Join the thousands of printing executives who are already part of the WhatTheyThink Community.

Copyright © 2018 WhatTheyThink. All Rights Reserved