Soma Engineering has installed a 1600mm wide, Pluto III slitter rewinder at the Printing Training and Exhibition Center (PTEC) of its agent, Iran Rotative, Tehran. The installation reflects the intention of both companies to increase sales and promote the Soma brand in the Middle East. Following installation, the Pluto III was demonstrated during a two day open house at the PTEC where attendees included visitors from the company’s home market as well as from Iraq, Afganistan and Kuwait.
Soma says the Pluto III slitter rewinder is a space saving, integrated unwind unit that offers mid and wide web printers and converters a cost effective solution for slitting a wide range of substrates. It is designed to achieve high efficiency through shaft-less unwind, higher operating speeds and larger unwind and rewind roll diameters of 1000mm and 635mm respectively. Rigid construction and automatic knife positioning complete a package of features normally only found on more expensive models.
"The installation of the Pluto III at our Printing Training and Exhibition Center reflects our commitment to the flexible packaging market," says Tomas Vrana of Iran Rotative. “Our sales and service team has undergone intensive training and are ready to support both our home and export markets. The June open house supported by Soma service personnel was extremely successful and we are already planning a second event scheduled for autumn 2014.”
Located in Lanskroun, Czech Republic, SOMA Engineering designs and manufactures high quality printing and converting machines for a wide variety of industries. Its portfolio encompasses CI flexographic presses, slitter/rewinders, laminators, mounter-proofers, sheeters, die cutters and special purpose machines. The company serves an international market with representation and distribution channels throughout the world.