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Multi-Color Upgrades Its Shrink Sleeve Production Capabilities

Press release from the issuing company

CINCINNATI, Aug. 31 -- Multi-Color Corporation significantly upgraded its shrink sleeve label production capabilities with the addition of a seamer and two inspector / rewinders from Stanford Products. This purchase is part of Multi-Color's continued investment in the rapidly growing shrink sleeve market. Multi-Color's new seamer is designed to eliminate the problem of open seams that are the major cause of label applicator downtime. This new system provides precise solvent application control that is matched with machine speed ensuring consistent metering of solvent. The seamer is the fastest available on the market today, providing the capacity to handle increasing shrink sleeve production at economical prices to Multi-Color's customer base. Designed specifically for shrink sleeve applications, Multi-Color's new inspector / rewinders perform 100% inspection at high speeds and produce smooth flat finished rolls. The oscillating action of the winder reduces the pressure on the seams and folds making them less visible on the finished product. "We reviewed a number of systems and this is the most advanced shrink sleeve production technology available," said Murray White, Vice President, Operations for Multi-Color. "When combined with our print capabilities, our new finishing equipment truly makes Multi-Color Corporation a world-class producer of shrink sleeve labels." Multi-Color Corporation produces shrink sleeves in up to ten colors using rotogravure and flexography.