News:Founded in 1978, Mels has produced high-quality packaging for a variety of products over the years, as well asprintingsuitable signs and displays for various venues. Mels oftenworks as a sub-contractor for printing companies
Manager Ilke Mels explains: “By combining the Agfa Anapurna H1650i LED board and roll printing solution with our cutting solution, we can now also do small batch production and proofing completely in-house. Choosing Agfa not only It’s just the ease of use, versatility and, most importantly, the great print quality that won us over.”
Filip Van Steirteghem said: "The installation of the Anapurna H1650i LED went very smoothly and the biggest advantage of doing digital printing in-house was mainly the flexibility, time savings and jobs that could be changed over faster. It also gave us the freedom to experiment and test new ideas and concepts. Freedom. Therefore, Anapurna will be an important part of future product development.”
Production quality comparable to offset printing
As Mels mainly focuses on high-quality packaging, the print quality of digital printing solutions is very important, and Agfa has achieved this. Ilke Mels said: "Digital printing quality is very important to us, because more and more orders are a combination of different products. If your packaging chooses offset printing because of circulation or appearance, then digitally printed products within the same order It has to look as good. With Agfa’s Anapurna H1650i LED, none of that is a problem. The ability of the Anapurna H1650i LED to print white allows us to print on virtually any substrate.”
In addition to excellent print quality, ease of use and ease of integration with existing cutting solutions were important criteria in the decision-making process.
Reduce energy consumption and material waste
Mels also positions itself as a sustainable company and the purchase of the Agfa Anapurna H1650i LED fits perfectly with this philosophy. Ilke Mels introduced: "Although the corrugated cardboard we mainly process is 100% recyclable and reusable, we also see room for improvement. After installing the Agfa Anapurna H1650i LED, we can directly print digitally, The gluing process is avoided. This not only makes production faster, but also reduces energy consumption and waste of raw materials. Agfa combines its GREENGUARD Gold Certified inks with Anapurna LED-UV energy-saving curing technology to further reduce Pollution to the environment. I'm sure our customers appreciate that too."