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First EcoLeaf™ installation on a Mark Andy Digital Series HD hybrid press
Technology combination enables profitable and sustainable metallization of small to medium-length labels
Lehrte, Essen, Bünde, Germany – ACTEGA Metal Print GmbH today announces that the specialist high-quality labels printer, Barthel Gruppe – one of the largest labels printers in Germany and the Netherlands – has joined its beta program with the world’s first installation of an ACTEGA EcoLeaf™ Metallization unit on a digital and flexo hybrid press.
Recently installed on a Mark Andy Digital Series HD press, at its eprint facility in Bünde, Germany, the EcoLeaf unit enables the company to offer an alternative to traditional cold foil, while providing its cosmetics-based customers with high quality, cost effective but sustainable short to medium-run metallized silver labels. Additionally, by using the Mark Andy press to overprint the EcoLeaf trigger image, the Barthel Gruppe can now offer new forms of profitable decorative effects including a rainbow of metallic colors.
“We are always looking for new ways to support our customers with labels that leap of the shelf and increase retail sales. Through finding and testing new technologies, we ensure that we have an eye on sustainable production processes that could reduce our …
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