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IGT Global orders Tresu flexo press for lottery ticket production

February 13, 2017

The press will increase the Florida company’s capacity to print and convert foil and cards between 8-12 point thickness.

Tresu Group has announced the sale of a multi-station flexographic printing line, with additional digital printing capabilities, to IGT Global Solutions Corporation, for printing instant lottery tickets at its facility in Lakeland, FL, USA.

Scheduled to start production by the end of 2017, the press will increase the company’s production capacity to print and convert foil and cards between 8-point (203.2µm) and 12-point (304.8µm) thickness into secure, high-end products. With its unique customized configuration, the servo-driven press offers optimized job changeover times, minimized material waste and outstanding print quality.

Michael Chambrello, IGT CEO, North America Lottery, says, “The addition of this new, state-of-the-art TRESU press demonstrates a commitment to our customers who have come to expect high-quality tickets, innovative games, and a partnership grounded in our Customer-First philosophy. Our success in the instant ticket printing and services business over the past several years has enabled us to invest in an expanded facility and the new press. With the expansion, we will be able to offer lottery and gaming operators the latest technologies, improved flexibility in production scheduling and a wider variety of products, to help support their sales growth.”

Allan Sander, vice president of Tresu Solutions, comments, “We are proud and honored that we have received this major order for a multicolor flexographic press. Following a close competitive process, we are looking forward to starting our close cooperation with IGT Global Solutions Corporation, and with our combined knowledge, develop a high performance solution for the high-quality lottery tickets and games industry. This project supports Tresu's role as a major supplier of advanced printing solutions in the global gaming industry.”

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