Omet – Spanish label printer Coreti reports from its investment

SPAIN • Coreti, Spanish company based in La Coruña in the Iberian region, installed three Omet lines within in a year in order to is satisfied with its investment in Omet technology. The three lines installed in one year, so the company said, was able to meet their necessities through different solutions. Since 2017, Coreti invested in ten-colour Omet XFlex X5, a six-colour XFlex X5 and a four-colour iFlex label press.

Coreti produces labels for different sectors, especially for wine, beer, oil bottles or gourmet products, as well as in industrial activities such as food, logistics or distribution and others. “We print our labels using all the printing technologies existing on the market”, says Celso González, executive and product manager of Coreti. “We have digital, offset, flexo and silk screen printing press.”

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Founded in 1991 by by general manager Luis Fernández Vilela the company was grown in the world of graphic arts. Now Coreti produces adhesive labels, going through a big growth and expansion in the last few years. According to the company, this brought Coreti among the top-ten label printers of Spain. Based in Poligono de Bergondo, in La Coruña, Coreti employs about 110 workers. The building in La Coruña was recently renewed and inaugurated. It is located on a surface of more than 7000 m2 and counts on 4500 m2 of built area with 1000 m2 dedicated to offices on three floors.

“This larger infrastructure allowed us to expand our production capacity and to support Coreti’s expansion and growth in the last few years”, explains González . “We can rely on a wide commercial network that includes Spanish territory as well as a part of Portugal, even if our labels go much farther. We have started to export our labels to other countries, but we are already present in every country thanks to the growth and the expansion of our customers. As we grow with them, our labels always accompany their product everywhere”.

L.t.r.: Luis Vilela, president of Coreti, Enric Pont, Omet agent for Spain and Portugal and Celso González, executive and product manager of Coreti (Source: Omet)

Coreti’s CEO comments: “Technologies at our disposal allow us to offer a wide range of solutions to our current and potential clients, including silk-screen, glitter, hot stamping, varnishing, embossing, special die-cuts, variable data or backside printing, booklet labels, and others.” According to him, in the production of labels for wine, beer and oil sectors, they grow in volume, year after year.

Its focus on service is part of their solutions, so González explains: “We inform, suggest and help solving problems, because we are not only label producer. We try to get to know our customers and their products, in order to help them with the best dedicated suggestions”.

The collaboration with OMET

“The cooperation with Omet started at the beginning of 2017”, states González. “With he installation of one Omet XFlex X5 with ten colours. A new model dedicated to the production of label but also prepared to print on flexible packaging and on folding carton up to 250 g. In addition to this purchase, we bought two other presses from Omet, another XFlex X5 with six colours and a four-colour iFlex”.

González adds: “The XFlex X5 is an ergonomic printing system that does not require a direct intervention of the operator, thanks to the Vision 1 system for automatic register adjustment and control. You can work with different materials and, both rigid and flexibles, maintaining a basic configuration. It also permits to use both UV ink and water-based ink, if the press is equipped with a combined drying system with hot air and UV cassettes. This press integrates a chill drum on every print unit, which prevents the heat from affecting the substrate, a crucial detail if you work with films or plastic materials. “

He concludes: “The in-line integration of silkscreen printing unit, cold-foil, web turn bars, print on adhesive significantly reduce waste levels, time of set-up and run-to-register. With OMET presses we can make peel and seal jobs quickly and easily and they gave us the opportunity to integrate silk-screen printing technology, being able to produce labels that require up to 10 colours, one of which printed with silk-screen unit. The service has always provided fast and clear support to the few problems we have had until now”.

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