At the forthcoming Labelexpo Americas 2012 in Chicago, September 11-13, Bunting Magnetics Co. will partner with Xeikon to demonstrate the effectiveness and versatility of magnetic cylinders and dies in digital printing.
Bunting Magnetics Co. produces precision magnetic products for the worldwide printing, automobile, plastics, food, and electronics industries. Xeikon is an innovator in digital printing technology and delivers webfed digital color presses for labels and packaging applications as well as commercial printing.
Announcing the collaboration, Bunting Magnetics Co. President Robert Bunting said: “Bunting magnetic cylinders and dies are particularly well-suited to the quick turnarounds that characterize digital printing. Bunting is pleased to partner with Xeikon at Labelexpo Americas 2012 to demonstrate this combination of technologies.”
Michael V. Ring, President of Xeikon America, Inc. and Vice President of WW Marketing added: “One of our key initiatives is to provide complete solutions to the users of our technology. As a result, we have been forming some strong industry partnerships with key print media, software, consumables and equipment/tool manufacturers under the Xeikon Aura partner network. Our partnership with Bunting is another step in this direction. We have thoroughly tested the Bunting magnetic die cutting system and are pleased to employ the Bunting technology at Labelexpo Americas 2012.”
Xeikon will exhibit in Booth 6135, Hall F at Labelexpo Americas 2012. The company will also have a significant presence in the Package Printing Zone as well as the Eco-Village. Xeikon solutions are designed with the overarching principles of profitability, quality, flexibility and sustainability in mind. With these guiding principles and a deep, intimate knowledge of its customers, Xeikon continues to be one of the industry's leading innovators of products and solutions.
For more than 50 years, Bunting Magnetics Co. has developed and manufactured precision magnetic products for the worldwide printing, automobile, plastics, food, and electronics industries. Bunting Magnetics Co. supplies printers around the world with magnetic die cutting cylinders, two-piece can printing cylinders, and corrugated carton printing cylinders. Bunting flexible magnetic dies for label and packaging printers are 100 percent chemically hardened and machine-sharpened. Bunting flex dies are available in widths of 30 inches or less, and with coatings formulated to exacting standards for the substrate being cut.
Xeikon NV (XEI: AEX) is an innovator in digital printing technology. The company designs, develops and delivers web-fed digital color presses for labels and packaging applications, document printing, as well as commercial printing. These presses utilize LED-array-based dry toner electrophotography, open workflow software and application-specific toners.
As an OEM supplier, Xeikon designs and produces plate makers for newspaper offset printing applications. Xeikon also manufactures basysPrint computer-to-plate (CtP) solutions for the commercial printing market. These proven CtP systems combine the latest exposure techniques with cost-efficient UV plate technology, high imaging quality and flexibility.
For the flexographic market, Xeikon offers digital platemaking systems under the ThermoFlexX brand name.
ThermoFlexX systems provide high resolution plate exposure including screening, color management, as well as workflow management.
All the Xeikon solutions are designed with the overarching principles of profitability, quality, flexibility and sustainability in mind. With these guiding principles and a deep, intimate knowledge of its customers, Xeikon continues to be one of the industry's leading innovators of products and solutions.
For more information, visit www.xeikon.com.