USA • Tresu Group announced the sale of an eight-colour hybrid Flexo Innovator to one of the world’s largest paper and packaging businesses, Westrock Company, of Norcross, Georgia. The press, accommodating water-based ink, UV OPV coating media and inline finishing capabilities, will be installed at the facility in Eutaw, Alabama, by the end of 2016.
The Flexo Innovator’s inline configuration can print and finish paper, carton board, laminates, metallic substrates and unsupported films, the company said. The press has features for lean and fast production, accurate web tension control and precise registration. Finishing processes include cold foil, laminating, die-cutting, embossing, rotogravure, rotary cutting and sheeting.