Action packaging adds Xeikon cheetah technology.

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* Xeikon has announced that Action Packaging Systems, Inc., a label and packaging company in Ellington, CT, USA, is the second North American and the fifth worldwide pilot site for Xeikon Cheetah technology. Xeikon's newest digital label press based on Cheetah technology--the Xeikon CX3--will complement Action Packaging's existing production platform which includes a Xeikon 3500 digital press as well as flexographic printing presses.

In September 2014, Action Packaging was profiled in a Label & Narrow Web.

Action Packaging selected the Xeikon CX3 to support its mission of providing high quality products within exceptionally fast turnaround times to its customers. The 98 fpm speed of the press, combined with Xeikon's reputation for reliability and quality, made Xeikon Cheetah the technology of choice for Action Packaging.

"Our customers know that we will do whatever it takes to ensure that their labels are delivered in a timely fashion, without any compromises on quality. Everything our business does supports this goal," explains Douglas Rice, president and CEO of Action Packaging. "That is why we chose Xeikon's next-generation digital label production technology. The speed, high-quality output and print-to-cut abilities of the Xeikon presses are the best in their class. Most importantly, the reliability of the Xeikon presses and the level of support provided by the Xeikon team ensure the maximum press uptime to make our business successful--it simply gives me peace of mind. Adding the Xeikon CX3 to our existing production was the next natural step for us."

Action Packaging was established in 1979 with a mission to change the paradigm of label production: deliver labels in a maximum of five days or less. "I built my entire business around providing responsive service...

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