Canadian Packaging

BOBST sells first MW CI Flexo printing press

Mexico’s Publi Grafic Internacional first to purchase brand new Bobst MW CI Flexo printing press.


September 6, 2016
by Canadian Packaging staff

GERMANY—Among BOBST’s world premiere lines revealed at drupa 2016, the new MW range of CI flexo presses resonated extraordinarily well causing Publi Grafic Internacional S.A. De C.V., based in Mexico City, to purchase a 900 mm wide MW model, equipped with automatic face-to-face winders and with smartGP, BOBST’s fully automatic impression and registration setting system. (Bobst MW 85F model shown in image above.)

The contract for the new press was signed at drupa, delivery is scheduled for October 2016.

A privately-owned, proudly 10 percent Mexican company, Publi Grafic Internacional relies on over 30 years experience in the graphic arts industry. Investing in leading edge infrastructure and technology and being extremely focused on quality in every phase of its operation has paid off for Publi Grafic Internacional which has undergone a steady growth in the past decades. The company also credits for its success its policy of hiring highly skilled personnel and its customer-centered focus which has enabled it to acquire ISO 9000, HACCP, Disney, Walmart certifications.

“We provide an all-round value added service to our customers beginning with graphic design and artwork preparation through to printing and finishing” explains Publi Grafic Internacional managing director Fernando Mena. “Our production includes amongst others: labels, heath shrinkable sleeves, flexible packaging, promotional articles, mainly serving the domestic market.”

From left to right: Jorge Díaz, Operations Manager (Publi Grafic Internacional), Carlos Rodríguez, Sales Manager (Sun Digital), Cesar Arvizu, Finance Manager (Publi Grafic Internacional), Fernando Mena, Managing Director (Publi Grafic Internacional), Guillermo Mena, General Comptroller (Publi Grafic Internacional), Marco Carrara, Vice President of Sales & Marketing Americas (Bobst Bielefeld GmbH), Miguel Castillo, Regional Service Manager (Bobst Latinoamérica Norte de CV).

From left to right: Jorge Díaz, Operations Manager (Publi Grafic Internacional), Carlos Rodríguez, Sales Manager (Sun Digital), Cesar Arvizu, Finance Manager (Publi Grafic Internacional), Fernando Mena, Managing Director (Publi Grafic Internacional), Guillermo Mena, General Comptroller (Publi Grafic Internacional), Marco Carrara, Vice President of Sales & Marketing Americas (Bobst Bielefeld GmbH), Miguel Castillo, Regional Service Manager (Bobst Latinoamérica Norte de CV).

Maximizing the best technologies within a compact and efficient configuration, BOBST MW models, available for print widths of 850 and 1250 mm, have been developed to help flexible packaging manufacturers efficiently produce run lengths from ultra-short to long. At the same time, featuring a unique anti-vibration design including special cylinder bearings and upper and lower guides for the bearings, in conjunction with the largest anilox roll in their class, the MW presses deliver superior print quality at the highest line screens that are possible in flexo.

“We are aware of the continuous evolution of the packaging market and the need of new packaging with improved performance. This is why we decided to acquire the BOBST printing press which will enable us to widen our reach in the market of heat shrinkable sleeves. We are confident that with the leading-edge technology provided by BOBST, we will continue on our path of growth as planned, making our mark in the Mexican market thanks to the way we satisfy the needs of our existing and future customers,” concludes Mena.

For more information on Bobst, visit www.bobst.com.






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