Uteco Group and Kodak extend partnership focused on Ultrastream inkjet technology
Uteco Converting SpA has signed an agreement with Kodak to purchase the latest inkjet printing systems featuring Ultrastream technology.
Kodak’s proprietary Ultrastream Continuous Inkjet Technology delivers 600 x 1800 dpi with production speeds of up to 150 metres per minute utilising environmentally friendly and economic water based inks on both plastics and paper.
Uteco will be among the first equipment manufacturers to utilise Ultrastream technology to expand ist high productivity digital press portfolio for flexible packaging in 2020.
Aldo Peretti, CEO of the Uteco Group, commented: ‘Our customers are looking for sustainably advantaged hybrid digital production solutions to enable short run versioning with compelling economics. Utilising the combination of traditional flexo and gravure, along with digital inkjet technologies, these solutions optimise film handling, priming, post coating and drying to deliver the performance requirements for the packaging market. Kodak’s proprietary continuous inkjet system continues to be technology of choice which delivers great quality, productivity and running cost for these industry leading packaging solutions.’
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