EFI’s Nozomi C18000 Plus Printer is Turkey’s Powerhouse

ALMASSORA, Spain, Feb. 28 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Electronics For Imaging, Inc., today announced that Istanbul-based Modern Ambalaj has installed an EFI™ Nozomi C18000 Plus inkjet corrugated packaging printer. Founded in 1997, Modern Ambalaj is Turkey’s largest corrugated packaging producer, operating from six factories producing around 600,000 tons of corrugated packaging per year. Modern continues to grow, with Nozomi’s installation at its Manisa factory helping to bring total production capacity to 800,000 tonnes in 2022. Additional investment in a Modern Ambalaj factory in Turkey’s Sakarya province will further increase capacity for the company’s overall annual output to 900,000 tons in 2023.

With its proven high quality and large print capacity, the EFI Nozomi single pass system installed in Istanbul offers the best single pass corrugated inkjet printing capabilities in the world. The C18000 Plus model of Nozomi’s multi-award-winning direct digital production platform includes a number of enhancements that further expand Modern Ambalaj’s offerings.

The newly installed printer reflects Modern Ambalaj’s desire to stay ahead of trends to help its customers become more successful. “Turkish corrugated packaging industry needs fast and high-quality digital solutions to meet new market demands,” said Modern Ambalaj Managing Director Kubilay Alkan of his new horse of one-pass inkjet corrugated board production line.

A key improvement to the Nozomi C18000 Plus is a transport that delivers consistent throughput at higher speeds and with fewer interruptions, plus a patented vacuum table system that eliminates warping, making the printer even more productive and profitable. The 1.8 meter wide printer also features an improved inspection system to help users monitor quality and quickly identify inkjet nozzle issues or other defects. Busy stores like Modern Ambalaj also appreciate the fast proofing feature of the Nozomi C18000 Plus printer, which can generate and produce a proof in 90 seconds while another job is running on the printer.

Operating at speeds of up to 75 linear meters per minute – producing up to 10,000 890 x 890mm panels per hour in two strokes – the printer also has advanced coater options, including a change-over anilox coater fast for improved performance. In addition to its standard CMYK ink set, Modern Ambalaj’s printer offers orange, violet, and white ink options for up to 97% PANTONE imaging gamut.® Colors. Modern Ambalaj’s new printer also includes the latest version of the EFI Fiery® NZ 1000, an advanced digital front-end print server offering significant production benefits, including exceptional color management and a powerful Smart Ink Estimator function that accurately analyzes image data for more precise ink cost control .

“The corrugated industry continues its journey towards the adoption of digital printing, and we are delighted to help continue this market transformation with the installation by Modern Ambalaj of the first EFI Nozomi printer in Turkey,” said said Evandro Matteucci, Vice President and General Manager, Packaging and Building Materials. , EFI. “The adoption of EFI direct-to-board inkjet printing by this outstanding and respected company demonstrates the value that adding high-quality digital printing to the corrugated board production process can bring even to businesses in the manufacturing industry. managed packaging.

For more information on the growth opportunities that the EFI Nozomi C18000 Plus single-pass inkjet printer can create for packaging companies, visit nozomi.efi.com.

About EFI
EFI™ is a global technology company, leading the global transformation from analog to digital imaging. We understand that our customers want breakthrough technologies to guide them through their digital journey. That’s why we’re passionate about growing their business with a scalable portfolio of world-class products, solutions, services, support and partnerships for the manufacture of signs, packaging, textiles, ceramic tiles, building materials, commercial prints and custom prints. documents with a wide range of printers, inks, digital front ends and workflow software. They work together to increase profits, reduce costs, improve productivity and optimize efficiency – job after job, year after year. We are committed to the success of our customers. And we believe we have the right people, the right technology and the experience to help them achieve their business goals. (www.efi.com)

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