Scodix Announces E106 Enhancement Press For Folding Carton Market

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Scodix has unlocked new enhancement and profit-generating opportunities for the folding carton market with the new Scodix E106 press. Making its debut at drupa 2016, the Scodix E106 is a digital press delivering enhancement solutions for printers in the packaging sector.

Offered in a B1 (1060 x 760mm) format and enabling ultra-fast production (up to 4000 sph) the press makes medium to short run lengths viable that were previously unachievable. This unique combination of features, exclusive to Scodix technology, provides clear benefits for folding carton printers and converters to differentiate their offering and boost profit margins.

‘We expect the Scodix E106 to be highly disruptive in the packaging sector. Despite not being officially launched before today, we have already taken eight press orders from prospective customers – many claiming that this was the kind of unique capability they urgently needed,’ said Roy Porat, CEO at Scodix.

Porat continued, ‘Print embellishments provide an opportunity for converters to add value to products, when there’s often little scope to do this elsewhere in the converting process. As average run lengths decrease, Scodix digital enhancement presses – with no tooling costs and next to no set-up – become an undeniably attractive option to replace analogue equipment. Converters investing in the Scodix E106 will be able to offer shorter run lengths profitably, new products, enter new markets and fundamentally, clinch a competitive edge in tough market conditions with value-added services that truly empower brands.’

Delivering multiple print enhancements in one versatile technology platform, the Scodix E106 press delivers premium quality effects including Scodix Sense™, Scodix Spot™, Scodix Braille™, Scodix Digital Embossing, Scodix Variable Data finishes and Scodix Foil™, all in a single press. The Scodix E106 foil system was developed for Scodix by market leaders, Compact Foilers Ltd, as a continuation of their ongoing cooperation.

Scodix partnered with world-leading expert in paper handling solutions, MABEG Systems GmbH, to design and produce the Scodix E106 paper handling system. Consequently, the digital enhancement press is proficient with a wide range of substrates from paperboard to plastic and metalised boards, as well as offset and digital prints and even WB coated and a wide range of laminated products.

Using the Scodix E106, folding carton converters and brand owners will now be able to create impact and maximise shelf appeal for a wide range of consumer products.

Porat concluded, ‘The new Scodix E106 extends the capabilities of our Scodix Ultra Series and Scodix S Series, using proven technology to deliver digital enhancement capabilities in a B1 format – typically used by the folding carton market and therefore integrating seamlessly into existing production lines. Now brand owners can create stunning new products using foil over foil, adding Scodix Sense effects over foil, or personalising with Scodix Variable Data Sense or Scodix Variable Data Foil – effects that were previously unachievable in this market. The Scodix E106 delivers the perfect mix of size, speed, and striking quality, while saving cost.’

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