To further consolidate its leadership in the field of lines for winding, rewinding and packaging, palletizing and reel handlingmachinery for nonwovens comes this recent contract, signed in December 2014, that sets solid bases for A.Celli Nonwovens‘new business.
Specifically, it represents a new collaboration with an important industrial group that has decided to remain anonymous forthe moment and A.Celli Nonwovens for the supply of a new IRIDIUM® Flexo printing system.
The IRIDIUM® technology, which made its world premiere in 2013, is developed to offer the highest quality printing ontodifferent kinds of substrates including nonwovens, PP/PE film and tissue with a wide range of basis weights. This technologyenhances the process chain, offering roll goods producers the possibility to add aesthetic benefits to their products, empoweringtheir brands with high definition designs and images. The technology offered by A.Celli enables multi-colour printingusing UV, water-based and solvent-based techniques.
The model sold, capable of printing products in formats that vary from 1600 mm to 2150 mm, is equipped with 6 colours andcan attain a production speed of up to 450 m/min.
“Adding this order to our portfolio is not just an important milestone in commercial terms, but also allows us to set the first buildingblock in a recent market for our company: PRINTING”, commented Alessandro Celli, President & CEO of A.Celli Nonwovens S.p.A. “Thisorder is another strong signal of the wide-ranging versatility and high technological level of A.Celli equipment; a further tangiblesign of the answers we are able to supply to our customers’ needs.”
Besides the printing unit, the project also includes a product unwinding system and a “NEXUS” winder complete with in-linecutting. Both these elements represent state-of-the-art technology, with specific functions for registered printing as well as anintegrated shaft handling and finished reel handling system, a dust suction system and all the engineering work for line commissioningin order to guarantee excellent quality levels. To complete the order package, structured capillary training andcustomer service.
And to coronate this great success, an IRIDIUM® printing system will be on demonstration at the A.Celli Nonwovens S.p.A.facilities during iT’s Tissue 2015, the event taking place in Lucca from 21 to 28 June 2015.