The award-winning Canadian printer ASL Print FX has invested in an MPS EF Symjet hybrid flexo-inkjet press for their manufacturing plant located in California’s famous Napa Valley wine region. Ordered was a hybrid combination of an MPS EF flexo press with an integrated 7-colour Domino N610i digital inkjet unit. The sale marks their first hybrid press investment for fast turnaround printing of wine labels.
For over 50 years, ASL Print FX has brought their customer's brand vision to shelf in pressure sensitive labels, promotional and package printing, recognized by the industry with over 83 awards presented to ASL Print FX and their clients. Headquartered in Vaughan, Ontario Canada, ASL Print FX operates manufacturing plants in Vaughan; Napa, California and Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
The perfect solution for complex wine labels
Charlie McLean, President and CEO of ASL Print FX commented: "MPS has built a reputation of developing high quality presses that deliver top-of-line performance in label printing. When we decided to invest in a press capable of printing complex, shorter-run wine labels to meet fast turnaround demand, MPS’ EF SYMJET hybrid press was the perfect solution for our needs."
Michael Weyermann, VP of Sales & Marketing at MPS Systems North America is thrilled with this hybrid press sale: "With the printing industry now embracing hybrid printing and the benefits it provides in combining flexo and digital inkjet technologies, we’re honoured ASL has put their trust in MPS and Domino in their first hybrid solution press, for high-calibre wine label printing in the Napa Valley. We look forward to a long and successful partnership with ASL Print FX."
Hybrid flexo-inkjet printing
The innovative hybrid flexo-inkjet EF Symjet press demonstrated on the MPS stand during Labelexpo Americas 2018 combines the MPS EF flexo platform with an integrated, well-proven Domino N610i inkjet engine allowing converters to combine flexo and digital printing as well as converting, all in one pass.
"The EF Symjet hybrid flexo inkjet solution makes the impossible possible — it provides converters with a range of new print potential and combines the best of conventional and digital technology, as well as operator focus that MPS is known for," concluded Michael Weyermann.