BELGIUM • FFEI has sold a Graphium digital press to Saudi Plastics Factory (SPF). Configured with five-color UV inkjet, integrated white and inline flexo and finishing stations this hybrid digital inkjet press designed specifically for the narrow web market by FFEI and marketed exclusively in the UK and Ireland by Edale. It is configured with two pre-digital flexo stations, a six color inkjet digital system, two post-digital flexo stations with foiling and Edale’s new hybrid semi/full rotary die cutting system.
As a manufacturer of packaging and plastic containers for the oil, lubricant and food packaging market in the Middle East, SPF is also looking to develop shrink sleeve and in-mould labels for the Saudi Arabian market. The purchase builds on the long standing relationship between SPF, AlAoun Trading Company and FujiFilm, who facilitated the sale of the machine. AlAoun Trading Company is a supplier of printing materials including inks and digital equipment, and worked closely with Fujifilm Middle East to close out this project.