Posted Mai 16, 2017
VPK’s division for solid board packaging, Smart Packaging Solutions, has invested in a new offset printing press. The new offset printing press was successfully launched at the Meer, Belgium, site. The Heidelberg XL 162 is among the absolute best in its class in offset printing. It features outstanding printing quality in five colors plus coating, in large format and with an exceptional maximum speed of 15,000 pieces per hour. In addition, the machine increases productivity thanks to its ultra-short switching times. The investment sum totals Euro 3 million.
Earlier this year, Smart Packaging Solutions announced international growth through its acquisition of SolidPack in Loenen. Smart Packaging Solutions is now able to supply top-quality solid board packaging from three sites, together able to produce 150,000 tons of packaging. The newest site in the division has already been entirely re-branded.
Additional investments are planned later this year: in June, a Bobst Masterfold will be delivered in Loenen; three months later the installation of a new Bobst flatbed die cutter will take place in Meer.