Arjowiggins Graphic, the leading manufacturer of environmental paper solutions, and digital printing specialists, Xeikon, today announced that a range of Arjowiggins Graphic’s sustainable papers have qualified for printing on Xeikon dry toner printers.
Teknocard ranges: T0 uncoated 300 gsm, T1 one side coated 300 gsm and T2 coated 350 gsm have all qualified for printing on the Xeikon 3500 flagship wide web packaging and label press. The newly launched Teknocard offers exceptional surface smoothness for superb printability and a vivid blue-white shade for stunning print contrast and product impact.
The Xeikon 3500 press produces true 1200dpi for widths up to 516mm at impressive speeds and is ideally suited to deal with today’s challenges in the world of labels and flexible packaging.
Papers across the Cocoon and Cyclus ranges have qualified to be printed on the Xeikon 9800 – a fast, flexible press versatile in media handling for document production and high-end direct marketing work.
The broad range of Arjowiggins Graphic papers approved for printing on this model are:
Cocoon Offset 250 gsm, Cocoon Silk 115, 170 and 350 gsm and Cocoon Gloss 115 gsm a range of 100% recycled extra white papers that have the qualities and appearance of virgin fibre paper but with superior environmental credentials;
Cyclus Offset 100% recycled 100 gsm a natural white paper that accentuates the creative message, where touch and feel combine and support the visual image; and Cyclus Print 100% recycled 130 gsm a natural white matt coated paper.
John Cooper, Customer Support Director, Arjowiggins Graphic, said:
“Our innovative range of sustainable papers have been developed with digital printing in mind and we are very pleased to add Xeikon media qualification to the list of OEM recommendations”.
Hans Verberckmoes, Print Media & technology Centre Manager, Xeikon, said:
“Our test engineers were really impressed by the print quality of Cocoon and Cyclus and were particularly impressed with Teknocard.”
Details on the conditions used for testing can be found on the Xeikon approved media website.