Komori Corporation announced an expansion of its Lithrone G37 37-inch offset printing press lineup as a strategy for the package printing market. The Lithrone G37, the compact press that can produce A1-size products features cutting-edge technologies. Having been shown at international exhibitions such as drupa 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany, and China Print 2017 in Beijing, China, it has gained popularity in expanding sales performance mainly in commercial printing in Asian markets.
The Lithrone G37 addresses market demands by handling paper thicknesses of 0.8 mm, and is available in 6 or 7 colours with in-line coater configurations for high added value work required for package printing. Further, the H-UV / H-UV L (LED) innovative curing system, PQA-S (Print Quality Assessment System for Sheetfed), PDF Comparator System and PDC (Print Density Control System) series can also be specified. The 15,000 (13,000 on 7-colour machines) sheets per hour maximum printing speed and stable operation afforded by these systems make the press an advanced package printing system that enables stable quality and prevents printing problems.
The Lithrone G37, the space saving and optimized cost-performance strategic machine for the package printing market, is designed to boost press room efficiency and thus profitability for customers. Supporting a maximum sheet size up to 640 × 940mm, it features a maximum printing area of 620 × 930mm.