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Spectra Print invests in Komori Lithrone GL40 advance perfector

May 25, 2022  By PrintAction Staff

Spectra Print, a full-service commercial printer based in Stevens Point, Wis., has purchased an eight-colour Komori Lithrone G40 advance perfector (GL840P advance) with LED-UV from Komori America.

Spectra Print has been a family-owned commercial printer since 1930. Today the award-winning company, led by siblings Eric and Hans Hofmeister and Heidi Okray, creates, designs and produces printed materials from direct mail pieces to complex packaging. When deciding on a new press, the team analyzed the volume of projects and found that a huge percentage of the work was double-sided. This led them to invest in Komori’s GL840P advance with LED-UV.

“We are excited about our new Komori press for so many reasons, particularly the perfecting capability,” said Eric Hofmeister, president, Spectra Print. “The change from a straight single-sided non-perfecting workflow to single pass two-sided perfecting makes it possible to produce our two-sided print jobs about two-and-a-half times faster, significantly shortening our turnaround times. The LED allow us to turn jobs quickly, too, as applications come off the press completely cured, so we can take them right to the bindery. Additionally, we will be able to produce so much more on this press with the same amount of labour and offer more capacity to our customers, all because of the advancements this press offers.”

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