At DRUPA, AVT to Showcase New Solutions for HP Indigo Label and Packaging Presses

At HP’s Stand, World’s #1 Provider of Automatic Inspection for Label & Packaging Segments Will Present Four Systems on HP Indigo Presses 

Hod-Hasharon, IsraelAVT, the world leader in print inspection, print process control, and quality assurance, will introduce an extensive roster of new solutions for HP Indigo digital presses at DRUPA, May 31-June 10 in Düsseldorf, Germany.  On display at HP’s Stand Hall 17, AVT will present four systems on four HP Indigo digital presses that exemplify the companies’ alliance and reinforce AVT’s leadership in the digital print inspection sector. An additional system will be showcased at AVT’s space at Hall 9, Stand C60.

These solutions include the debut of Apollo 30K, a solution designed for the HP Indigo 30000 Digital Press for folding cartons, featuring a dedicated end-to-end solution for 100% sheet inspection with various workflows – including both full sheet ejection and single pack ejection for optimal quality and automation. Also presented are the Helios S Turbo on the new HP Indigo 8000 Digital Press for labels and the Apollo 20K system on the HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press for flexible packaging, offering 100% inspection and advanced workflow options.

Leader in Digital Inspection & Press Control

AVT draws distinction as the unrivaled leader in advanced inspection and workflow solutions designed to meet the specific needs of digital printers.  The company offers a variety of solutions tailored for short run print jobs and digital workflow: 100% inspection and workflow for HP label and packaging presses, 100% inspection for Label Inkjet presses, and close loop quality engine press control for digital inkjet.

Apollo 30K designed for the HP Indigo 30000 Digital Press

Designed for the HP Indigo 30000, the Apollo 30K is a comprehensive, easy to use quality control solution incorporated into the press’ Tresu inline finishing system.  Apollo 30K provides a complete process control and quality assurance package, combined with the ability to detect any imperfection.  It automatically ejects defective sheets, and can also track and remove individual packages at the end of the production line, thus ensuring optimal quality and automation.

Helios S Turbo for the new HP Indigo 8000 Digital Press

Also on display will be AVT’s Helios S Turbo – which offers 100% inspection and advanced workflow options – on the new narrow web HP Indigo 8000 Digital Press, which doubles the speed and productivity of its predecessors. Helios S Turbo provides high resolution, 100% inspection at high press speeds, and can be installed at the end of either the press itself or its finishing system. With AVT’s ZeroSet setup feature, users of the AVT systems can setup and auto initiate inspection jobs from the ESKO automation engine.

Providing quality assurance and process monitoring, Helios S Turbo detects any imperfection, alerting operators at an early stage to maximize product quality and minimize waste.  The system is equipped with other essential modules for various needs, such as job content verification; DeltaE color monitoring; barcode and variable codes verification; and inspection of all type of substrates, including holographic foils.

With more than 4500 systems installed worldwide, AVT enters the show as the world’s top automatic inspections solutions provider in the labels and packaging industries.

“With HP Indigo digital presses’ increased productivity, high-quality inspection and automation solutions are a necessity,” said Gershon Alon, global workflow solutions manager, Indigo division, HP. “Our collaboration with AVT provides our customers automatic inspection to reduce waste and increase the quality of the end product, and we are continually innovating with AVT to develop new integrations and workflow solutions that bring our customers additional value.”

According to Amir Sheinman, VP marketing of AVT: “AVT’s collaboration with HP Indigo, a true leader in the development of groundbreaking printing presses, is among our most crucial and prestigious alliances.  It allows us to design completely customized quality control and assurance solutions that precisely fit with specific machines. We are proud that each of the AVT systems mentioned above are already installed on HP presses throughout the global printing industry, including customers in Europe, North America and Asia.“