The so-called Active Corner at the trade fair showcased existing service offerings which have been successfully implemented in web offset presses. These products have now been adopted in Flexotecnica’s product portfolio and will be offered by the Koenig & Bauer subsidiary.
It was also shown, for example, how press faults can be corrected faster with the help of augmented reality data glasses. With the data glasses, Koenig & Bauer remote maintenance specialists can see in real time what the customers’ service technician can see on site and possible faults can be remedied.
What’s more, a raft of new integrated solutions aimed at minimising makeready and waste were presented as well as further optimisations to improve quality and reduce energy consumption. “The feedback we got was entirely positive. The services, quality and new developments regarding our presses were well received by our customers,” said Stefano Squarcina, sales and marketing director at Flexotecnica.
Koenig & Bauer is the world’s second-largest printing press manufacturer with the broadest product range in the industry. For 200 years, the company has been supporting printers with innovative technology, tailor-made processes and a wide array of services. The portfolio ranges from banknotes, via board, film, metal and glass packaging, through to book, display, coding, magazine, advertising and newspaper printing. Sheetfed and webfed offset and flexo printing, waterless offset, intaglio, simultaneous perfecting and screen printing or digital inkjet.