Screen GP is launching its new Truepress Jet L350UV SAI inkjet system at Labelexpo next week, saying it will raise the bar in digital label printing.

Screen says the new press features improved colour reproduction, more speed, and superior scalability that enables it to meet a wide variety of market needs.

It will be on the Screen stand in Brussels, with the worldwide commercial release will commence in February next year.

“The Truepress Jet L350UV SAI model represents the latest advances in the L350 series since its introduction in 2014,” says Screen GP Australia managing director, Peter Scott. “The suffix SAI means stability, accuracy and integration – with the word Sai also meaning colourful in Japanese. This is a major step for digital label production as additional slots for printheads are onboard, meaning orange, blue and white inks can be added to the wide-gamut CMYK inkset.

“Overall colour management has been developed in collaboration with CGS Publishing Technologies in Germany. These technologies provide a wider range of colour expression than was previously possible, increasing Pantone coverage and reducing colour differences with specific spot colours. CGS has been a leader in colour management for twenty years, with its Oris proofing systems enjoying considerable success in the ANZ region.”

Four scalable variants of the L350 SAI will be available: E for entry-level, S for Standard, and the flagship Z model for highest speed of 80 linear metres per hour. There will also be an LM version, using low-migration inks specifically for food packaging applications.

“We, and our dealer partner Jet Technologies, are excited about this latest evolution of the successful L350UV label press line,” says Scott. “The features really respond to market requirements and we can point to more than 150 presses shipped to customers worldwide, many of who have ordered a second or even a third machine. As with all Screen technologies, quality and integrity of the build is high, uptime is among the highest in the industry, and image quality is superb.”

Screen and Jet Technologies welcome all visitors to Labelexpo Europe to see for themselves on stand B30 in Hall 9 of Brussels Expo from Tuesday to Friday next week.

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