EFI's Jetrion® Industrial Inkjet Systems to be Used by UPM Raflatac for Labelstock Solutions

SpecialChem - Aug 22, 2012

UPM Raflatac announces the qualification of over 30 labelstocks for EFI™'s state-of-the-art digital Jetrion® Industrial Inkjet Systems, including the 4000, 4830 and 4900 series of UV inkjet presses. These two market leaders have joined forces to provide label printers and their customers with high quality labelstock solutions for complex, wide-ranging industry applications.

Label converters who use UPM Raflatac labelstocks and EFI Jetrion UV inkjet systems gain access to a host of digital benefits, including a diverse range of labelstocks that provide exceptional visual appeal and performance for demanding end-uses. Meanwhile, EFI's innovative presses allow converters to offer short- and medium-run printing capabilities that are ideal for product launches, targeted marketing campaigns and boutique labeling operations. Labelstock converters pay only for the inks they use, significantly reducing their production costs. EFI's presses range from the 4000, which offers an economical entry point into digital label printing, to the 4900, a state-of-the-art press which executes digital printing and finishing in a single pass, eliminating costly downtime and consolidating work processes.

"UPM Raflatac is pleased to partner with EFI to offer labelstock converters and their customers a complete digital printing solution," says Patrick Goss, Prime Business Director, Americas, UPM Raflatac. "Printers can leverage UPM Raflatac labelstocks and EFI Jetrion machines to provide end-users with the broadest range of options for their digital printing needs."

"EFI and UPM Raflatac share a commitment to delivering high quality labeling solutions that offer productivity, efficiency and value," says Sean Skelly, General Manager of EFI Jetrion. "UPM Raflatac paper and film labelstocks open up a world of printing possibilities for our rapidly growing installed base of label converters who gain business benefits from Jetrion's economic ink-only printing cost and favorable ROI."

About EFI

EFI™ is a worldwide provider of products, technology and services leading the transformation of analog to digital imaging. Based in Silicon Valley, with offices around the globe, the company's powerful integrated product portfolio includes digital front-end servers; superwide, wide-format, label and ceramic inkjet presses and inks; production workflow, web to print, and business automation software; and office, enterprise and mobile cloud solutions. These products allow users to produce, communicate and share information in an easy and effective way, and enable businesses to increase their profits, productivity, and efficiency.

About UPM Raflatac

UPM Raflatac is a globally leading supplier of pressure sensitive labelstock. UPM Raflatac's labelstock products are designed to meet the needs of demanding applications in a vast array of end-uses. The systems and processes used in UPM Raflatac factories are certified to the international ISO 9001 quality management systems standard. This assures not only outstanding performance for products and services but also the concept of continual improvement for the customers' benefit.

Source: UPM Raflatac

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