Xeikon announces the launch of a new digital label press based on next-generation Cheetah 2.0 technology.
“I'm proud to announce that we are introducing the CX300. It is a new label press that that has been built upon Cheetah 2.0 technology. It is really a high end press that is addressing markets where people are looking for productivity in a single shift, or 50,000 square meters per month,” said Filip Weymans, Vice President of Marketing.
The Xeikon CX300 is a 330mm label press designed to deliver exceptional application versatility and achieve the highest possible OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness). The full-colour press is equipped with five print stations, including CMYK and single-pass opaque white but can also support colour gamut expansion, custom or security colours.
“The Xeikon CX300 is even more productive than the very successful Xeikon CX3 first generation of Cheetah presses,” said Weymans. “Today’s investments need to deliver results. Printing speed is an important factor, but combining that with a low OEE would not deliver the value printers and label converters are looking for. With Cheetah 2.0 technology, we have focused on combining high production speeds with a high OEE, ultimately resulting in maximum sellable output.”
As demand grows for mass customization, shorter lead times and more product diversification, the new Xeikon CX300 digital label press is an innovation solution that keeps both label converters and their brand owner customers at the forefront of a rapidly evolving industry.
Based on Cheetah 2.0 technology, the Xeikon CX300 can easily operate in a three-shift operation and still deliver high value work. Cheetah 2.0 technology is based on the proven, scalable Xeikon press architecture that includes five print stations and a full rotary process with a variable repeat length.
Strong, growing end-use markets such as food, pharmaceuticals and other markets using self-adhesive labels can be supported with the Xeikon CX300. Its dry toner technology surpasses any other digital printing technology with respect to food safety. The Cheetah toner also incorporates the recently announced QB toner technology, making it even more future-proofed against upcoming legislation and regulatory requirements.
The Xeikon CX300 is commercially available beginning in April 2020.
Stay tuned for the full feature in the next issue of Print Innovation Asia.