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Star Product: Bobst Master DM5

Bobst’s Master DM5 adds an inkjet module to the M5 flexo press to create a hybrid that can run flexo, digital or a combination of both, by Nessan Cleary.

What does the machine do?

The Bobst Master DM5 is a hybrid narrow web press that combines flexo and inkjet printing in one press. Essentially, Bobst has taken its existing Master M5 press and added the digital unit, which comes from Bobst’s Mouvent
subsidiary and is actually the print engine from the LB702-series inkjet label presses.

However, it is unlike other hybrid flexo presses because it can print a range of jobs, including all-flexo, all-digital or a combination. Federico D’Annunzio, Bobst’s program manager for hybrid printing, says: “I don’t like the term hybrid because it means

Me & my machine RasterPro invests in Dimense

Please describe your company.
Established in Dubai in 2017, RasterPro specializes in large format signage and digital printing solutions, such as hoardings, unipoles, building wrapping, fleet graphics, wall branding, displays, exhibitions, events branding, and flags.  Their motto is to be as environment-friendly as possible, attending shows in Europe and China to source eco-friendly machinery and products.

They have also specialized in day and night technology for hoardings, ensuring the same

Star product: Konica Minolta AccurioLabel 230

What does the machine do?
AccurioLabel 230 is the successor of the award winning AccurioLabel 190, with over 500 AccurioLabel installations worldwide.
The AL230 is ideal for professional label print providers, who face product limitation for short run labels. It would complement their existing conventional machinery by allowing them flexibly accept short run jobs that are more profitable. AL230 handles almost all substrate types that are common with the label industry, it’s a great value for

Star product: Komori Impremia NS40

What does the machine do?
Bound to be one of the stars of Komori’s Drupa stand when it launches in June, the Impremia NS40 is a new B1-format digital sheetfed press that licenses Landa’s Nanography process.
Robert Holscher, sales director digital & finishing equipment at Komori International Europe, emphasises completely separate development to Landa’s own B1 S10 press: “I compare it to Formula One racing teams, where everyone may have the same engine, but one will drive faster because