Mark Andy unveils digital printing platform.

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Mark Andy Inc. has announced the unveiling of the latest advanced digital printing platform, Mark Andy Digital Series.With beta sites identified, the first Digital Series will be installed in December 2013. A design made up of contributions from a dedicated group of experienced and innovative digital scientists, engineers and technicians, with hundreds of years of inkjet expertise, Mark Andy touts the new Digital Series as delivering "a long-awaited new and technically advanced total solution for label and package printers and converters."

At the core of the Mark Andy Digital Series is a flexible hybrid platform designed to yield significantly more revenues in less time, using less space, less equipment and minimizing labor. It combines the economies and productive advantages of all digital workflows, digital inkjet printing and flexographic printing processes, to deliver a dynamic approach to vastly minimize job changeover times and maximize SMED principals of Lean Manufacturing.

The Digital Series is not a single product or machine, but a group of products providing varying degrees of performance at different price points. Coupled with the added configurability of fully advanced, integrated and automated in-line flexographic printing and converting, the result is a high-performance, full color (C, M, Y, K, 0, V + W) inkjet or hybrid system with running speeds over 200 fpm (61 m/min). The Digital Series is available for a range of web widths beginning with 13 inch (330mm). It is capable of a range of substrates from sophisticated packaging materials to films to traditional pressure sensitive...

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