According to Aydin Okay, founder and CEO (also president of the Turkish Label Association and a FINAT board member), the new press will allow the 30 year old company to increase capacity in the higher added-value markets, such as primary PS labels for the healthcare and cosmetic sectors. The FA-4’s multi-substrate capability, which ranges from thin films to lightweight carton board, also gives Canpas the option to produce alternative flexible packaging products in small-to-medium run lengths.
The Nilpeter FA-4 has a web width of 420 mm (16.5”) and a top speed of 175 m/min (575 fpm). It features a servo-driven infeed, dual-axis servo drives on all print units, a mid-feed pacer, and easy-load plate and anilox sleeve technologies to reduce job changeover times. The unwinder and rewinder have the same 40-inch diameter, while a taper tension control on the latter ensures the uniform tension essential for film printing.