HP revamps Indigo line-up

20th March 2020

Earlier this week I wrote about two new Indigo presses, the series 5 100K sheetfed and the series 6 V12 label press. But HP has also announced eight other new presses, though these are updates to existing models, and in most cases, relatively minor updates. I’ll cover the new machines first before turning to the significance of these announcements. 

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Abbey Labels installs world-first die cutter

17th March 2020

Abbey Labels, based in Bury St Edmunds in East Anglia in the UK, has installed a label press from MPS complete with an integrated, high-speed die-cutting solution from AB Graphics. Tom Allum, Abbey Labels’ Chairman, said: “I firmly believe that this press with this particular option is a real game-changer not only for us, but for the flexo industry.”

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Bobst DM5 continues flexo automation

8th October 2019

Bobst showed off a brand new hybrid press, the Master DM5, at the recent Label Expo show, which includes a complete inkjet print unit, but where the main feature is actually the heavily automated flexo printing and converting.

Federico DÕAnnunzio, Bobst program manager for Hybrid Printing, with the DM5 hybrid launched at Label Expo 2019.
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