During several presentations IST Metz informed the participants about the technical characteristics and the applications opportunities of this system. In addition, Niklas Olsson, Flint Group Narrow Web global brand manager presented information on ink systems (UV/LED/Hybrid) for narrow web printing. A full report on this event will be published in the next issue of NarrowWebTech, which will be published on 17 May.
During the course of the IST Metz press meeting, the journalists were invited to visit German print shop Druckerei Oscar Mahl
The Management Board of Druckerei Oscar Mahl (left to right): Florian Mahl; Daniel Mahl; and Erwin Oscar Mahl
The invited journalists and their “weapons of choice”
Lively discussions during the company visit (left to right): Klemens Ehrlitzer (MD of VskE, the German association of printers of labels and other narrow web products; Erwin Oscar Mahl; and Frank Lohmann (Editor of Deutscher Drucker)
There is always something to talk about when visiting a print shop (left to right): Barry Hunt (Editor Labels & Labelling); Erwin Oscar Mahl; and Frank Lohmann
The roll storage facility at Mahl
The press room at Mahl
“Organisation is half the battle”: Neat storage of magnetic rollers
Now we are entering the LED UV zone!
The infeed section, corona pre-treatment device and first print unit of the Omet XFlex X6 flexo press at Mahl
Each print unit of the X6 is provided with a MBS UV curing device. However, print unit 5 is provided with a LEDcure cassette for curing with UV LED technology
Exchange of the MBS LEDcure UV LED cassette
The UV LED emitting cluster elements of the MBS LEDcure quick-change cassette
The MBS system fixed at the print unit with inserted LEDcure cassette
Back to the past: Two old presses at the press room! Build in the 1950s, these work horses are still fit for service
A sheet-fed Heidelberg offset press
A platen press
Quality control is half the success. The employees of Mahl are aware of this crucial aspect …
… also their Boss!
Speakers and company representatives at the recent IST Metz press meeting: (left to right) Niklas Olsson (Flint Group, Global brand manager; Jochen Labenda (IST Metz, Sales manager Narrow Web Applications); Stefan Feil (IST Metz, Director technical marketing); Holger Kühn (IST Metz, Managing director sales); and Joachim Hildebrandt (IST Metz, Head of Sales Department Narrow Web Applications)