Labelexpo Europe 2017: Miyakoshi to showcase its MLP series press

Japan-headquartered Miyakoshi Printing Machinery, with their subsidiary Miyakoshi Europe, will showcase the world’s fastest semi-rotary offset press model MLP13-H with reel-to-reel, five offset, hot foil, flexo and die-cutting at Labelexpo Europe, to be held from 25 to 28 September 2017. The machine comes equipped with state-of-the-art features and inline options coupled with high speed. The MLP series has become preferred machine for high quality short-run jobs in European market in a short tim

04 Sep 2017 | By Rahul Kumar

Provin Technos has started representing Miyakoshi range of narrow-web presses in Indian market from 1 July 2017 as a pan-India distributor. According to Vinay Kaushal, director, Provin Technos, the first installation of the MLP series press (high-end configuration of reel-to-reel, seven offset + 2 flexo+ hot foil + die-cutting) will take place in October.

“The MLP series is the world’s fastest semi-rotary offset press from Miyakoshi and is fast becoming a most preferred press in European market for the target run length of 500m to 30,000m. The MLP series is capable of achieving a mechanical speed of 300 impressions /minute or 121.9m/min,” said Vinay Kaushal, director, Provin Technos.

Kaushal said the MLP series offers a converter high quality printing at a lower cost, easier and fast makeready compared to dlexo/ letterpress. “It has unique Miyakoshi system for stable web tension at high speeds (121.9m/min) for high productivity and high quality printing all the time,” Kaushal said, adding, “Loaded with various inline options, Miyakoshi MLP series gives the customer unique opportunity to produce high quality label at an affordable cost.”

The Miyakoshi MLP series is available in speed ranges from 42.6m/min, 81.3m/min, 101.6 m/min, 121.9m/min depending on the job requirement.

Miyakoshi is Japan’s leading manufacturer of industrial printing machines with group employee strength of 560 and annual turnover of USD 150 million. The company’s product portfolio includes a variety of digital presses and rotary/ semi rotary offset presses which are designed and manufactured to address the ever-changing production demands in the global printing world covering products in label to packaging segment. These include digital on demand printer, business form printing machine; label printing machine, commercial offset printing press and others.

Established in 1946 as a machine repair shop, Miyakoshi has five plants in Japan covering various products, and has more than 1,500 installations worldwide.

Miyakoshi established Miyakoshi Europe at Madrid Spain in the beginning of 2015 and since then has been very successful with a user base of 28 semi-rotary offset UV presses in Europe with more than half installed as a result of the creation of Miyakoshi Europe just two years ago. “Many more presses will be installed in this year,” said Yuichi Ikeda, managing director Miyakoshi Europe and general manager sales worldwide, Miyakoshi Printing Machinery.