From 19. to 26. of October 2016, the world’s most important trade show and exhibition for the plastics and rubber industries took place. 3285 exhibitors from around the globe presented their latest offerings and solutions at the K-Show. Eislingen/Germany based Hinterkopf GmbH was at the heart of the event with one of the show’s real highlights.
New digital printer D240 live!
Hinterkopf presented its new digital printing machine live in operation, printing plastic tubes with state of the art decoration and finishing techniques. Customer were impressed with the quality of the results. The highest level of interest in the D240 digital printer came from both existing and new customers in cosmetics as well as technical products (for example: plastic cartridges for silicone sealants), and also from the pharmaceutical industry (for example: tablet tubes).
A game changing innovation
With its new digital printing machine, Hinterkopf introduces digital printing to the decoration of cylindrical hollow bodies. Photorealistic images in vivid color, paired with laser sharp text and linework open up completely new possibilities for design and marketing of products. Even very short runs, samples and pilot production can be realized in an economical way and with short lead times. Changeover times, plates and prepress costs are eliminated.
More technology and innovation
In order to facilitate the sustainable and resource efficient production of cans, tubes and bottles, Hinterkopf offers additional innovations and functionalities, prefectly complementing digital printing. Many visitors took the opportunity to receive a complete and first hand introduction to the various technologies.
Alexander Hinterkopf, Managing Director of the Eislingen/Germany based innovator, is very satisfied with the event: „We are extremely pleased with the K-Show. Attendance at our booth was excellent, both in numbers as well as in quality. Several of our long term clients came to visit, and we were also able to meet new prospective clients. We are pleased to report that people told us: Hinterkopf sets the worldwide benchmark for digital printing on cylindrical hollow containers.“