MPS to unveil new hybrid printing solution at Labelexpo Europe 2015


MPS hybridpressMPS will unveil a new flexo press with an integrated high quality inkjet printer up to 6 colours and white option. This hybrid printing solution will give converters a range of new print potential with the combination of conventional and digital printing technologies, along with operator focus that MPS is known for. The new hybrid printing solution can be seen in the MPS stand 11C20.

Along with this new hybrid machine, MPS will show two other presses at Labelexpo Europe: the next generation EF ‘Neo’ flexo press and the EB label press. The EF Neo features completely new servo drive technology, new press software, revamped web tension control systems, and a larger main press operator control panel and touch screen. The operator panel menu, buttons and icons have been redesigned with a modern, fresh and user-friendly layout that is easy to understand, navigate and control. With the new servo drive technology combined with an improved operator interface, higher productivity is achieved.

During Labelexpo, scheduled demos will be given on the new EF Neo flexo press, featuring an extremely stable print register while running at extremely low web tension. Visitors can also witness first-hand the new fully-automated Quick-Change die unit in operation.

Ideal for both short and long label printing runs, the EB is the state-of-the-art narrow web label press on which any operator can produce the best quality labels in an operator-friendly and cost-effective way. Demos on the EB will also be provided upon request.

Partnerships and new collaborations

Results of new collaborations with industry-leading partners will be presented at Labelexpo Europe, such as the technological cooperation with GEW for the hybrid UV/LED drying system on the EF Neo, Kocher & Beck for the new fully-automated Quick Change die unit and AVT for the PrescoNW system for the full automated process of pressure settings on the print stations.

MPS is joining forces with Henkel/Novamelt, Appvion, Evonik, Maan Engineering, Ricoh, Ravenwood Packaging and Bostik in the Linerless Trail at Labelexpo Europe, which offers show visitors an efficient way to get in contact with linerless related technologies. Presented by a physical green marked route on the map alongside the stands of the participants, the Linerless Trail has been established to introduce visitors of Labelexpo with linerless technology; from basic materials till processing and everything in between, in a convenient and efficient way.

MPS is also an official sponsor of Label Academy, which will host two master classes during Labelexpo Europe 2015: ‘Conventional Label Printing Processes’ and ‘Digital Label and Package Printing’. Wim van den Bosch, CEO comments: “Our slogan Operator Focused, Results Driven defines what MPS stands for. Sharing knowledge and creating an operator-friendly environment results in higher productivity and profit. Label Academy offers an ideal learning platform to help operators gain knowledge and improve their skills. MPS is delighted to sponsor and contribute to this valuable program.”

About MPS

MPS is a worldwide, well-known and high-quality brand of flexo and offset press solutions for label and flexible packaging printers. By providing extensive knowledge and world-class service to enhance the printing process, MPS helps customers excel. MPS has a team of experts when it comes to knowledge of the printing process and desired results in label and flexible packaging print runs. We share and apply our expertise every day, and can offer a specific solution for every customer.


Rob van den Braak

Printer’s devil (1964), phototypesetter, offsetprinter, teacher of graphic techniques, salesmanager, productmanager, trade journalist, founder of BlokBoek e-zine (2011). But above all husband, father, friend and lover of life in southern Spain (since 2010).

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