On June 13, 2019, the Nilpeter USA Technology Center hosted the first co-sponsored Open House by Nilpeter
and SCREEN Americas
More than 80 guests and partners were welcomed by SCREEN Americas President Ken Ingram and Nilpeter USA Managing Director Lenny Degirolmo.
They shared their vision of the partnership and the approach of bringing digital and conventional offerings together to provide a powerful solution for its customers.
Joined by many industry co-suppliers and educators, guests had the opportunity to learn more about what these technologies offer, and more importantly, how to integrate them into their workflows in order to maximize output through added automation – streamlining operations and improving efficiencies.
Multiple presentations were given by suppliers that support the printing and converting process from order entry to finishing.
Avery Dennison started out by sharing new innovations in substrates and top-coats that directly impact the digital UV InkJet market space.
Techkon gave an insightful presentation on “Running to Color,” inline color measurement solutions through automated measurement devices that can provide direct feedback to the printer.
On the embellishment side, Color Logic shared its solutions for metallic embellishment utilizing color management techniques on foils and reflective materials to create the most appealing packaging.
Nilpeter USA also presented and debuted the all-new REFINE Finishing offline modular finishing and converting line.
Gary Walton from Cincinnati State University gave a presentation on workforce challenges and how to overcome them. A new program called “Friends of Print” has been established for industry professionals to engage and increase the awareness of the printing and packaging markets to a new workforce.
NAPCO media’s Nathan Safran provided an in-depth research study of the digital market space, brand owner requirements, and consumer trends. The study effectively broke down each digital technology, uncovering strengths and weaknesses.
Prior to press demonstrations, Nilpeter USA provided tours of the factory. Next up was a full demonstration of the Nilpeter FA platform, showcasing to partners the platform of the future as well as the clean-hand solutions utilized as the base of the company’s digital hybrid offerings. Following this, Nilpeter USA partners, SCREEN Americas, gave a presentation on the complete workflow of the PANORAMA DP3+ offering.
Finally, full demonstrations of the REFINE Compact unit took place.