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MGI presents at LabelExpo a new roll to roll digital press


The brand new JETvarnish 3D Web Color + is the first roll to roll digital press worldwide to offer the label market a complete in line solution without make ready and tools:

- 4C high definition printing (3600 dpi)

- Dry toner

- Variable Data

- Flat (2D) and tactile effects (3D) spot UV varnish (up to 232 Microns)

- Digital Foil

- Semi-rotary Die Cutting

Worldwide leader on the ink jet embellishment press market with a portfolio of 4 presses (both sheet and roll to roll), MGI introduces for the first time at Label Expo a new innovation for the label and folding carton market. (Booth 8C51-8C52)

MGI, pioneer of digital « combination » printing presses

The JETvarnish 3D Web Color+ is the first digital "all-in-one" roll to roll printing press on the market. This new press includes toner 4C printing, spot or Relief Ink Jet Varnish, Foiling ; all in digital with personalization if needed; and inline die cutting, slitting and rewinding.

"One year ago, the launch of our Meteor Unlimited Color at Drupa, a shhet-fed digital press integrated, in line, digital hot foiling, represented a real technological brea through on the printing market. As the first "all-in-one" digital press" explains Edmond Abergel, MGI's CEO.

"This machine is a great success, and generated a lot of interest from our label market customers and prospects. They wanted to benefit the same integrated concept on our roll to roll embellishment press the JETvarnish 3D Web."

A Proven 4C Printing Technology.

Looking for a reliable and efficient industrial solution to offer to our manufacturers eager to use presses operational immediately, MGI chose a well-proven digital printing technology. An easy choice to make since Konica Minolta, partner and major shareholder of the French manufacturer, masters the digital toner technology.

The integration of the "Color+" 4C printing technology on the JETvarnish 3D Web allowed demonstrating the complementarity of MGI and Konica-Minolta R&D teams. As Edmond Abergel says: "To work on the JETvarnish 3D Web Color+ project we regrouped a team of Engineers and technicians from both companies in our head office in France. This successful collaboration reveals the effectiveness and agility of our association and our ability to maximize developments and placing on the market delays of innovative and reliable solutions in industrial printing"

Perfect Registering from the first label with the SmartScanner by MGI

User friendly through an intuitive operator touch panel, the JETvarnish 3D Web Color+ to sets up a few minutes.

The spot UV varnish and foil application is perfect and does not require any tools. The press can embellish any substrate pre-printed in offset, Flexo or digital, with or without variable data.

« This unique patented technology processes 5 thousand billion operations per second ((5 téraFLOPS). Thanks to the AIS scanner any spot or 3D varnish and digital foil registering is good right away. Make ready time and waste is eliminated as well as expensive tooling ", explains Edmond Abergel.

The JETvarnish 3D Web Color+ makes it possible to print with or without variable data from 1 proof to a full label production.