New Koenig & Bauer Rapida 105 PRO at TPC Printing & Packaging

At its Chattanooga, TN facility, the privately-owned converter, TPC Printing & Packaging operates a stable of automated Koenig & Bauer presses including two Rapida 105 eight-color plus coater presses and its new Koenig & Bauer Rapida 105 PRO 10-color 41-inch perfector press, a specialized versatile model that offers either 10 straight or eight-over-two perfecting, multiple inline curing units, combination LED-UV processes, full automation and color control, and the ability to handle multiple specialty substrates. Since its installation in early 2020, TPC has been generating increased double-digit speed, efficiency, capacity, and faster turnaround for its customers.

The new 10-color Koenig & Bauer Rapida 105 PRO perfector press is enhancing ultra-rich design capabilities and reaching new levels of quality and output at TPC Printing & Packaging

“In the past eight months we have seen enhanced capabilities due to the new press,” says Joseph A. Schmissrauter III, president of TPC Packaging. “We’ve increased speeds and reduced make-ready time using improved automation on this press. The automation and enhanced speed have also helped production efficiency. We have already experienced a significant increase in output with less machine hours. We are showing our customers a lot of unique and innovative in-line cold foil using the inline Eagle cold foil system for eight-over-foil configuration.”

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