PAK Solutions To Welcome K&B-Flexotecnica EVO Press Pak Solutions LLC, having recently substantially mod- ernized its Lancaster, New Hampshire-based facility with five new converting lines and additional lines on order, is preparing to install a new Koenig & Bauer Flexotecnica EVO XD eight-color press, due to arrive this fall. “Our team is bringing world-class operating stan- dards, the best in new technology, and a passion for making a difference to this flexo packaging manu- facturer,” said Kevin Powers, President/CEO of Pak Solutions. Into Action PAK’s press operators are reportedly eager to begin putting into production the new Flexotecnica EVO XD.
“The new Koenig & Bauer Flexotecnica ... will give us more color,especially process color ability,from a six-color model to our new eight-color model,” said Ron Demers, Pak’s Maintenance Manager. “The turnaround will be so fast that we’ll have extra capacity for more printed prod- ucts.We’re predicting that we’ll go from our current two- hour changeover to under 10 minutes for a full eight-color job. It is a more modern automated motorized press that will double the speed that we currently have. Its high lev- el of automation includes optical error detection and 100 percent web inspection night and day,automated viscosity control, auto washup, auto impression setting, servo con- trol,memory of all-important job settings, automatic splic- ing,and automatic tension control.” PAK Solution operates a modern 55,000-square-foot complex in Lancaster, near the Canadian border. The PAK Solutions team has invested in a new Koe- nig & Bauer Flexotecnica EVO XD eight-color press. Left to right: Kevin Powers, President (partner); Kir- by Gonyer, Press Operator; Eric Boisselle, Print and Prepress Supervisor; Ron Demers, Maintenance Man- ager; and Patrick Judge, Senior Operations Manager.
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