MPS has announced another EF flexo press sale to Etpa Packaging in Athens, Greece. Ordered was an EF 430 with the APC advanced package, which provides higher automation on the print sleeve settings with the use of servo positioning technology, in addition to automatic print control on the print gap to guarantee flawless and consistent print quality at all press speeds.
With headquarters in Athens, branch offices in Thessaloniki and Nicosia, and production in the industrial area of Komotini, Etpa Packaging is the largest Greek printer of labels, and a major player in the field of flexible packaging. The company prints a wide variety of labels, tags and flexible packaging including self-adhesive, piggyback, booklet, shrink sleeves, wrappers aluminium lids and blister foil. Etpa Packaging also provides in-house design services and serves leading brands throughout Greece and Europe.
In 2013, Etpa purchased their first MPS flexo press and due to increase in demand for higher quality labels and flexible packaging, the company required an addtional machine. George J. Ekonomou, commercial director of Etpa Packaging comments: “The choice for our second flexo press was an easy one. Our first MPS press has surpassed in performance and print quality, and with the large range of print possibilities that the EF flexo press provides, we are able to print various materials for our high-end market, such as shrink labels, wrap-around labels and high quality self-adhesive labels. We compared a number of other competitive machines, but we consider MPS top of the market. In the last few years we have built a great relatonship with MPS, and are very pleased with the partnership.”
MPS EF flexo press
The EF is MPS’ flagship press, providing the ultimate in flexibility, ease of operation and reliability. Features include the choice of either print sleeves or plate rolls, UV and hot-air drying technologies, and MPS’ exclusive Crisp.Dot and iControl technologies which guarantees predictable high-quality label printing with no gear marking, and simplified machine control and operation. Furthermore, its unique web transportation system allows users to print on a variety of substrates including thin film, paper, cartonboard, shrink sleeves, in-mold, tube laminate and flexible packaging.