SPGPRINTS AMERICA INC.
3201 Rotary Drive
Charlotte, NC 28269 USA
SPGPRINTS FOCUSES ON MODULARITY IN UV
INKJET LABEL PRINTING
The migration to digital label printing continues to accelerate with
an increasing recognition by brand owners of the numerous advantages
that digital production brings. With minimal setup times and a simplified
workflow, the process has created a powerful tool for short runs and unique
prints. As a result, brand owners using digital printing benefit from reduced
print turnaround times and logistics costs, simplified supply chains and
diminished warehousing and waste costs.
SPGPrints continues to be an innovator and major supplier of
digital inkjet technologies while
continuing to develop products in
the rotary screen sector for labels and
other industries. The DSI® (Digital
System Integration®) UV-inkjet press,
with its own specially formulated inks,
has enabled label converters supplying
retail goods and industrial markets to
boost flexibility and provide a host
of high-value short-run and variable
data solutions. In addition, SPGPrints
offers extensive technical support,
preventative maintenance and intensive training so that converters can adopt the digital workflow and
smoothly deliver strategic, added-value services.
Available in as a standard 13” (330mm) wide press, but also available in widths up to 27.6in (700mm), the DSI offers scalability. With
CMYK included as standard, the printing platform can be built or latterly extended with up to six more print stations. Options
are orange and violet to make 90% of the Pantone® colour gamut achievable, digital white with ‘screen-look’
opacity and digital primer to maximise substrate compatibility, while minimising waste. The range of substrates
that can be used is increased on advanced presses with
the addition of a priming unit. This ensures excellent
ink adhesion on a wide range of substrates, including
machine-coated papers, economically with no need for
expensive, specially treated facestocks.
The high specification and numerous optional features provide the
capability to deliver identical results to analogue. Standard features include
intermediate in-line LED pinning stations that enable crisp text, fine lines
and maximise colour definition. A chill roll after the color stations prevents
thin synthetic substrates from damage and distortion, at full speeds.
The DSI can be custom-built as a single-pass printing, finishing and
converting line. Options include inline varnishing via a flexo station to
achieve an identical look to conventional print, foiling and laser diecutting,
alongside conventional semi-rotary die-cutting and slitting.
SPGPrints’ inkjet solutions are based on its successful Archer®
technology, which delivers fine line detail, blotches and tonal curves, thanks
to its high resolution, large drop-size range and high jetting frequen-
cies, not just for graphics applications, but for textile and décor markets,
too. Photo-quality is a given thanks to proprietary scratch / chemical-
resistant UV inks that have been optimized by SPGPrints’ own chemists,
specially for the DSI press. They offer BWS- 7 light fastness, high gloss
and 1% tonal values. SPGPrints offers a full range of low-migration
inks, providing safe solutions for food packaging and pharmaceutical
applications. The inks offer high-gloss needed for brand impact, dura-
bility and fade-resistance for external, industrial or harsh conditions,
without ‘click charges.’
With speeds of up to 7,500ft² per hour, the DSI digital label press has
the ability to execute increasingly complex print jobs more cost-effectively
than by traditional methods, and – thanks to its modularity - the versatility
to meet changing market demands for years to come.
The DSI press, therefore, is a platform for brand development, offering solutions for point-of-sale impact, variable data such as batch
numbers, use-by dates and track-trace information, samples on demand,
interactive ‘web-to-print’ marketing campaigns, accelerated lead times,
lower warehousing costs and improved supply chain management.
A global organization, SPGPrints supports its North American
customers with a service operation based in Charlotte, NC. With the
combination of high-performance technology, service and strategic
guidance, we are there every step of the way in helping you unlock the
potential of digital print.
DSI® UV inkjet label printing system
with inline converting