An extra rotogravure-print unit has been added to an existing UV-flexo printing press dedicated for medium-sized press runs serving the dairy industry. It will now be possible to print the bar spacers of dairy lids in-line instead of off-line in a second working step, as was done in the past.
In addition, a UV-flexo machine has been added to cater to short runs. This investment will mean the closure of old machines and as a result, the complete elimination of solvent use. Constantia Nusser will therefore contribute greatly to improving its own environmental performance through reducing CO2 and fugitive emissions.
The Wangen im Allgäu site is the home of Constantia Nusser GmbH – a leading supplier of high-quality, aluminum-based lids for the local dairy industry for more than 90 years. Nusser has about 120 employees and some 70% of its sales are generated with customers in southern Germany. The site is ISO 9001:2000, 50001, BRC and FDA-Hygiene certified. Capacity will be gradually ramped up in the coming six months.
“These investments in modern technology help secure the future of our Nusser production plant and underline our clear commitment to provide the best product and highest quality to our customers,” says Stefan Grote, exec vp-Food Europe division.