Digital communication between man, machine and product is a central issue for the marking specialists at KBA-Metronic. In the age of the smart factory, the camera-readable coding of products is a precondition for automated processes – from detection in packaging lines to traceability in logistics and trade.
With the code-M software module, data from databases can be inserted into printed texts. For the first time, KBA-Metronic will also be presenting the betaJET xenio. The tested DOD inkjet system is highly versatile. KBA- The product portfolio with thermal, inkjet, laser and combined printer units covers current market requirements.
KBA-Sheetfed, the market leader in sheetfed offset presses for cardboard printing, is also present on the joint stand. In virtual presentations, KBA-Sheetfed will show the digital sheetfed press KBA VariJET 106 - Powered by Xerox for folding box printing.
The KBA VariJET combines conventional printing and finishing technologies with digital inkjet printing. KBA will also be providing information about its flatbed and rotary stamping units.
For its new-generation CI flexo presses for flexible packaging materials, KBA-Flexotecnica focuses on migration-free printing with water-based inks, e.g. for food packaging. The new laminating machine EVOLAM, which allows the use of solvent-free adhesives, will also be presented.
Digital inkjet printing is also gaining ground in the direct decoration of premium hollow bodies made of glass, plastic and metal. KBA-Kammann, the international market leader in screen, hot embossing and digital printing systems for decorating hollow glass bodies, will be showing this at the interpack.