Kluge, the provider of short to medium run print finishing and converting solutions, demonstrates advancements in folding and gluing, laser cutting, foil stamping and UV coating at drupa 2016 (hall 11, exhibit D22).
The Kluge has launched its newest generation folding and gluing system the OmniFold 3000. The new OmniFold 3000 is a completely modular system and the only folder gluer in its class with these unique features: synchronized touch-screen controls, interchangeable feeding units, modular alignment system, modular pre-break device, interchangeable bearing bed transports and interchangeable vacuum transports. The OmniFold system will be converting various folding cartons.
Kluge and strategic partner LasX are showcasing innovative laser converting technology with the world premiere of CartonsInMinutes the on demand laser processing and converting solution for folding cartons and various other products. Multiple folding carton designs will be laser cut, scored, blanked and converted using the CartonsInMinutes proprietary system controls and robotics that allow for instant order change and on the fly processing of live orders.
Kluge has also launch the new patent pending TRU-DWELL adjustable dwell system along with several new features that eliminate traditional make-ready and changeover requirements. Demonstrations including dual-stream feeding of die-cut shapes, foil saving controls and quick-change die systems are on exhibit.
The new line of OmniCoat UV roller coaters for production digital and wide format roller coating will be in operation. drupa 2016 also serves as Kluge’s launch for the new LED UV curing system for production digital coating systems.
Kluge CEO Michael Aumann commented: “Kluge has a rich history of innovation and technical leadership in the print and print finishing markets. We are very excited about the world premiere of multiple new products and features at drupa. We believe our customers will find great benefits in our newest innovations and designs. The newest Kluge products represent powerful solutions that can address challenges that printers and converters face each day due to the impact of digital technology in our industry.”