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FISCHER & KRECKE CI FLEXO PRESSES


Throughout the past 125 years, BOBST has actively contributed to the development of the printing industry and today the Fischer & Krecke range is dedicated to producing web-fed, CI flexo printing presses for the flexible materials industry.


Cutting edge technology and high manufacturing standards ensure premium print quality and long-lasting value. With their varied repeat lengths and medium to super-wide printing widths, BOBST CI flexo presses meet the requirements of the most demanding package printing applications.


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Fischer & Krecke 20SIX | NEW - Intelligent design, Intelligent economics.

The Fischer & Krecke 20SIX is an advanced Central Impression (CI) flexo printing press for flexible packaging. It is an evolution of the acclaimed Fischer & Krecke FP 16 series and upgraded to include improvements in printing quality, ease of use, and versatility.


We asked customers who have been using the FP 16 and customers who need an effective Flexo printing press for future projects for their views and their needs. We re-designed the Fischer & Krecke FP 16-S to cater for our customers' requirements


Companies specializing in flexo printing wanted a press that is perfect in design, could accommodate a wide variety of printing jobs and provide an impressive return on investment. They also required that a press should be possible to customize for their own needs. We delivered. The Fischer & Krecke 20six is a combination of intelligent design and intelligent economics.


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Fischer & Krecke 30SIX | NEW CI Flexo Press - Premium Flexo for Large Volumes

If you serve markets that demand large volumes, then the 8 and 10 colour 30SIX models will provide just the right solutions for the most efficient production. Capable of printing on film, aluminum foil, paper, and non-wovens in a wide web tension range, the 30SIX models are suitable for applications for all markets from food and pet food to sanitary and detergent.

Performance for your profits

Featuring 10 colours, working widths up to 2'300 mm (90.5"), print repeat widths up to 1'350 mm (53.1"), and speeds up to 1'000 m/min (3'281 ft/min), the 30SIX combines unparalleled output with premium print quality even at the highest production speeds. This will increase your profits with high volume print jobs and at the same time satisfy your most demanding customers not only with regard to quality but also to delivery times. Despite their extraordinary speeds and working widths, the models of the FP 36-Series are capable of printing extremely thin substrates, which helps to further increase efficiency by reducing the material costs.


Sophisticated technology for highest quality

The electrical and mechanical systems and modules of the 30SIX are specifically designed to the requirements of high speed wide web applications. Amongst the technical highlights are water-cooled servo drives and inking system, carbon fiber aniloxes for optimum ink transfer, and special idler rolls featuring an extremely low moment of inertia for precision web guidance and tension control.


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Fischer & Krecke 90SIX | NEW CI Flexo Press - Premium Flexo for Preprinted Linerboard

Offering significant competitive advantages, the 90SIX preprint press is the spot on solution for your specialized business. The sophisticated mechanical and electrical design of the 90SIX allows for converting paper and linerboard in a range between 40 and 240 g/m2. This gives you unparalleled flexibility with substrates and enables you to meet a wide range of your customers' requirements. However demanding the job may be, you can be sure to obtain premium quality graphics close to offset quality; on widths up to 2'800 mm (110") and repeats up to 2'060 mm (81.1").

Performance for your profits

Featuring 10 colours, working widths up to 2'300 mm (90.5"), print repeat widths up to 1'350 mm (53.1"), and speeds up to 1'000 m/min (3'281 ft/min), the 30SIX combines unparalleled output with premium print quality even at the highest production speeds. This will increase your profits with high volume print jobs and at the same time satisfy your most demanding customers not only with regard to quality but also to delivery times. Despite their extraordinary speeds and working widths, the models of the FP 36-Series are capable of printing extremely thin substrates, which helps to further increase efficiency by reducing the material costs.


Minimum downtime - Maximum efficiency

Thanks to the unique combination of CI design, sleeve change technology, servo drives, Access and AutoClean systems, and smartGPS you can achieve the changeover times - inclusive of the largest formats - that make even smaller runs profitable. As the 90SIX is capable of converting even low grammages, this helps to further increase the efficiency of your linerboard products by considerably reducing the material costs.


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ROTOMEC - GRAVURE PRESSES


BOBST has been involved in the design and manufacture of gravure printing presses for more than seventy five years. During that time BOBST, and its Rotomec product line, have continuously used their thorough knowledge of the process and of the market's specific requirements in order to deliver the most productive and profitable solutions to the flexible material and folding carton industries.


The result is that no equipment manufacturer can rival the range of gravure printing presses available for these applications from BOBST

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Rotomec 4004X | Master of Excellence in Gravure Printing

Excellence with different print job mix

The Rotomec 4004X is the latest evolution of the hugely successful 4004 rotogravure press platform of printing solutions. The 4004X incorporates several technically innovative advanced features and automations which enable the press to handle in a cost-efficient and profitable way a mix of different job types.


Unique configuration flexibility

To fulfill the needs of a broad range of diverse production requirements, the 4004X rotogravure printing press can be configured for a very comprehensive range of market segments and applications in flexible materials.


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Rotomec MW 60/80 | Gravure Printing Press

Minimized waste & medium web gravure printing

In the sphere of short or ultra short run gravure printing equipment, BOBST engineering has succeeded in identifying and advancing the application of a technological breakthrough: the Minimized Waste MW gravure press which addresses and unlocks the benefits of both increased profitability and environmental sustainability. True to its name, the MW 60 press minimizes waste in gravure printing to an unprecedented level in all the various segments of printing applications through innovative press design and automation.


High configuration flexibility

The modular design of the MW 60 press, providing for in-line special applications like UV or EB curing, die-cutting, lamination, reel-to-reel or reel-to-sheet delivery, makes it possible to configure Minimized Waste gravure printing lines for a very comprehensive range of flexible materials market segments and applications.

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ROTOMEC - COATING & LAMINATING


The growth of the flexible packaging industry has led to an increased need for high quality and technically demanding composite structures. Since the 1960's BOBST, through its Rotomec product line, has been offering laminating machinery that complements its range of high performance gravure printing and converting equipment.


Because of the availability of a wide range of flexible films and materials with different characteristics, coating & laminating equipment needs to be tailored to the specific requirements of converters in order to fulfill the demand for maximum quality and efficiency.


All of ROTOMEC's solutions for duplex/triplex lamination, extrusion coating & laminating, as well as special coating lines, provide for the given application the kind of functional, waste-saving and eco-friendly features that enable converters to achieve the highest and most consistent performance in terms of the benefits provided by a technologically advanced class of equipment.


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SL 1000 - Outstanding Performance in Solventless Lamination

The name SL 1000 identifies a platform of duplex laminators dedicated to solventless applications. Each machine configuration has been developed to be the most cost-effective and productive solution for the user's specific requirements.


One of the hallmarks of BOBST 's laminators is the highly sensitive web tension control system which can be maintained at extremely low tolerances for a wide spectrum of flexible substrates with different physical properties and varying thicknesses. These can include different material combinations from thin aluminum foil to plastic films and paper.


Utmost flexibility

Available in two different layouts, the SL 1000 also provides the possibility of further customization in terms of web width, shafted or shaftless winders and reel diameter. All configurations provide for very fast job make-ready and changeovers with minimum downtime and material waste.


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SL 850 - Solventless Lamination Lines

The edge on productivity in solventless lamination

The SL 850 is a duplex laminator dedicated to solventless applications. It is a compact and efficient machine with superior specifications and performance in terms of machine productivity and quality of laminated products. One of the hallmarks of BOBST's laminators is the highly sensitive web tension control system which can be maintained at extremely low tolerances for a wide spectrum of flexible substrates with different physical properties and varying thicknesses. These can include different material combinations from thin aluminum foil to plastic films and paper.


The ideal solventless configuration

The machine layout affords optimum user-friendliness which combines with advanced technical features and functions to enable very fast job make-ready and changeovers with minimum downtime and material waste.

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