Uteco is a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging equipment. Established in 1985, the company has grown to become one of the largest manufacturers of flexographic, digital, and coating and lamination machines. Innovation has always been a key point at Uteco, not only in the design and creation of leading-edge equipment, but also with the ability to tailor machines to specific needs. Uteco is offering equipment for flexible packaging and label and tag using different ink processes.
Flexible Packaging, Labels/Tags/Decals, Boxmaking/Folding Carton, Digital Printing, Specialty Printing
Uteco’s latest state-of-the-art Sapphire Evo Wide digital press offers superior digital print quality with compelling economic model vs. flexographic presses for short and medium runs. Printing on a wide variety of films, paper, aluminum and metallized structures, the Sapphire Evo 53-in. wide platform is capable of print speeds ranging from 500-600 fpm. Superior digital print quality is achieved with the use of food-compliant, water-based digital inks using Kodak’s latest Ultrastream continuous inkjet technology.
The Uteco Sapphire line is the latest generation of digital printing machines for flexible packaging on many types of material: film, aluminum paper and board, up to plastic, including the most delicate supports in terms of elasticity and heat sensitivity—all while paying great attention to the environmental impact.
For more than 60 years, FTA has been enabling flexographers to grow their skills, connect with likeminded individuals, expand their reachable market and drive flexography to package printing dominance.