CONTINENTAL DATALABEL INSTALLS THREE MARK ANDY PERFORMANCE SERIES PRESSES.

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* Continental Datalabel has been in the label industry for more than five decades. Maintaining three manufacturing facilities in Texas, California and Illinois, the company is an established leader in the label and tag market. Much of Continental Datalabel's business includes label production for many different industries, mainly manufacturing and distribution, with an increasing amount of custom label work allowing them to provide over 10,000 different label constructions and designs across various market segments.

To support growing production volumes and new customer brand identities, Continental Datalabel has installed three Mark Andy Performance Series P5 presses. The 17" P5 presses, each equipped with eight flexo stations, are the first 8-color machines for the printer. The press configurations are identical at each plant, equipped with Mark Andy's award-winning QCDC (Quick Change Die Cut) finishing technology, a cold foil unit and smart blade system, designed to achieve higher print quality at faster speeds. The choice to add three of the same platform ensures consistent repeatability for customers regardless of where Continental Datalabel chooses to print the jobs. True business optimization can now be achieved, enabling rapid turnaround for the converter's customers.

The company realized the need for additional operating capacity when press workloads started to increase and their overall customer base was growing. These factors coupled with customer demands for shorter leads times pushed the company's R&D team on a hunt for a new production solution. Mark Andy's Performance Series presses are designed with a focus on increased productivity, ease of use, fast changeovers and waste...

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