Recognising that sign and display producers today require more flexibility, efficiency and accuracy in operations, Esko will present two new hardware solutions: the new Motorized Roll Feeder for soft signage applications and the Kongsberg C Edge, the upgradable digital cutting table released earlier this year. The latest version of its integrated software range Esko Software Platform 18.1 will also be on show at stand A5-G10 at Fespa.
Russell Weller, Esko product manager, stated: ‘These latest launches at Fespa demonstrate our commitment to innovation in hardware and software, enabling our customers to unlock long term production flexibility and profitability.’
The Motorized Roll Feeder is the only solution in the soft signage industry that delivers great cutting results on tensile materials from the very first cut through to the end of the roll. Eliminating inaccurate cuts on soft signage jobs due to wrinkles, stretch distortion or imperfectly rewound rolls, the new Motorized Roll Feeder incorporates an active material feed to avoid stretch by actively feeding the material to the Kongsberg C64 digital cutting table, rather than pulling it.
The new upgradable Kongsberg C Edge delivers high speed production capability of up to 75 metres per minute at an acceleration of 1G, designed to keep up with the demands of today’s wide format digital print market. The table is complemented with a range of customizable fittings, including a conveyor feed system, a new Fast Tool Adapter to reduce downtime and maximize performance, a heavy duty unit for high quality corrugated crease lines, and the CorruSpeed tool, a non oscillating device for high quality cutting even at high production speeds.
Russell added, ‘At Esko, we believe in connecting from design to finish to boost our customers’ productivity and efficiency. At Fespa, we will demonstrate our latest hardware innovations backed by our comprehensive portfolio of software solutions including ArtiosCAD 3D constructional design software, iCut Suite for sign print finishing and true shape nesting, Device Manager for job management optimisation and Automation Engine, our prepress workflow automation software. Visitors to our stand will experience first hand how Esko is investing in innovation for their success.’