For vacuum web coating and metallizing, exhibits on stand will include the latest vacuum coating systems for clear barrier coating and pinhole detection in metallization for improving barrier properties and eliminating defects in packaging films and decorative applications. Information will also be available on the latest generation General K5000 metallizer, which will be launched at Bobst Manchester Open House on Oct. 15, 2013.
New solutions on display for CI flexo printing will feature automatic devices and systems that improve print quality, machine availability and operator's ergonomics at job set up and changeovers. Details of the latest evolution of the best selling F&K 20SIX platform of flexo printing solutions will also be presented.
Multi-media displays and literature will bring visitors up to date with other developments, machines and services delivering major productivity gains in equipment operation. These include latest evolution of BOBST special coating machines range, extrusion coating and laminating lines, and duplex and triplex laminators. BOBST range of coating and laminating machines features different coating methods and drying systems to produce superior quality coated webs and composite structures with the widest combination of substrates.
For gravure printing technology, with the new configuration Rotomec 4003MP press with shaftless cylinders, BOBST completes the options provided by the most successful Rotomec 4003 platform of gravure printing solutions.
Concurrently with the K exhibition, BOBST Technology Centers in the UK, Germany and Italy will be hosting Open House events or be available for demonstrations of latest generation machines during customer visits.