Ipswich-based PJ Print invests in environmentally-friendly Komori press

PJ Print managing director Ben Perkins with the company's new Komori LS 429 H-UV printing press.

PJ Print managing director Ben Perkins with the company's new Komori LS 429 H-UV printing press. - Credit: Archant

Ipswich printing firm PJ Print has invested in a new press featuring technology which offerfs quicker drying and a reduced carbon footprint.

The state-of-the-art Komori LS 429 H-UV unit uses an advanced in-line drying technique that is not only quicker and more reliable but also uses less energy.

“This new press will enable us to deliver an even more responsive litho printing service, geared to the demands of today’s fast-paced marketplace,“ said Ben Perkins, managing director at PJ Print which has been operating more than 35 years..

“Many of our customers increasingly need us to meet very tight deadlines but don’t want to risk sacrificing print quality.

“The Komori LS 429 H-UV will enable us to meet that challenge. What’s more, because it’s a highly efficient machine, we can continue to offer the competitive prices for which we’re known.”

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Using a UV lamp drying technique, the Komori H-UV Curing system enables finishing work such as trimming and folding to be performed immediately, reducing overall production time. At the same time, the system reduces the risk of residue and helps improve the quality of the finished product.

It’s also better for the environment than a conventional UV curing system. The amount of CO2 emissions is about 75% less and there’s no ozone discharge.

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