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PRATI Celebrates VEGAplus BOOKLET Success

With a dozen installations worldwide and one customer ordering five, PRATI is celebrating the market success of its VEGAplus LF 330 BOOKLET system. "We are really proud this extraordinary solution is helping so many companies develop new applications to enable growth in such a range of markets segments", says Chiara Prati, sales Manager at PRATI.

Specifically designed for the off-line production of booklet, coupon and EC labels, the 75m/minute VEGAplusLF 330 BOOKLET has a web width of up to 330mm and can apply - in register - a booklet label on the base label. It is ideally suited to pharmaceutical and agri-chemical sectors as well as the food industry where this type of label is perfect for promotional content on packaging. It runs unsupported and self-adhesive labels - standard, coupon, flat, curved, and thick booklet - regardless of the diameter.

Delivered in a modular format, it can be adapted to meet customer’s requirements. “It is this modular approach that helps the VEGAplus LF330 achieve all the benefits of off-line processing specifically inspection of the pre-printed web, faster speedmore accuracy in the tension control and register, accuracy and clean process,” adds Chiara Prati.

This solution, combined with the Labelexpo launched SATURN BOOKLET control inspection machine, ensures PRATI offers a complete workflow solution for the production of booklet, coupon and EC labels. Equipped with the BKL web path up-grade, big idlers, special nipping wheels and an out-standing web guide system, the SATURN BOOKLET delivers highly quality BKL labels inspection using the Nikka camera even for ‘irregular face’ labels. It's specifically designed to finish the production process of coupon and booklet labels with slitting, rewinding and full inspection operations.

“As a unique manufacturer of the broadest range of high-quality label inspection solutions we are a one-stop shop offering a complete booklet workflow. Also for booklet labels, customers can rely on what best meets their application requirements,” concludes Chiara Prati.

Click on the following YouTube link to see the VEGAplus BOOKLET system in action:

PRATI supplies machines for self-adhesive label print-finishing: covering customization, inspection, die-cutting, matrix waste removal, rewinding, slitting and overprinting. With its more than thirty years of experience, PRATI has developed a reputation as a trustworthy manufacturer of extremely reliable systems, which are tailored to customers’ needs and form a solid foundation that offers mechanical and electronic precision.

The company’s product range incorporates versatile-use solutions which contribute to increased productivity at a low cost. These include the JUPITER und SATURN/SUN inspection tables, the modular and customer-specifically adjustableVEGAplus platforms, the PHARMACHECK finishing system, which is tailored specially to the needs of the pharmaceutical industry, the VEGAplus BOOKLET maker, the ideal offline unit to produce any type of booklet labels and the URANUS for overprinting and verifying data.
With over 1,000 machines installed in the market, PRATI is represented worldwide thanks to a distribution network in Europe, the Middle East, India, Australia, Far East, South Africa, North and South America. An expansion into other markets is planned. 

Customers from around the world can depend on PRATI’s reliable customer service at its headquarters in Faenza (Ravenna, Italy). 

Customers from North America are served by PRATI AUTOMATION, based in US and offering full customer service support.