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Global Packaging Marks 6 Months with New Press, Default Detection System

OAKS, Penn.--Global Packaging installed AVT’s PrintVision/Jupiter Automatic Defect Detection Solution on its new PCMC Fusion press in October 2010 and has been operating with the state-of-the-art technologies for six fuill months. The full service flexographic printing and converting company, founded in 1948, is a leading provider of consumer products packaging. Global Packaging, with a proactive focus on top-flight technology and passionate customer service, provides a wide variety of packaging solutions, including poly bags and printed rollstock for every application, personal care and diaper bags, towel and tissue applications, as well as bakery products, frozen food overwrap and more. This long-time FTA member printer produces quality products on a 24-hour/7-day weekly basis.

Tim Rooney, technical director for Global Packaging, offered the following comments: “Our goal is to provide our operators with all the tools available to enable them to produce quality products in a timely fashion. One of the main advantages of the AVT system is that make-readies are much faster.” Shawn Motsavage, a press operator at Global Packaging stated, “Compared to other systems, AVT’s solution cuts register time from 5 minutes to 90 seconds.” Rooney continued, “Our press operators are also pleased with the ease-of-use and s intuitive operator interface. They have found the system to work great.”

Amir Dekel, vice president of marketing for AVT, stated, “Printer converters like Global Packaging now have the ability to reduce print waste by early detection of defects, increase press productivity and utilization and increase overall customer satisfaction. Global Packaging joins thousands of packaging printers worldwide who place our PrintVision systems on all make and model of presses to run equipment at optimum speed, while at the same time greatly increasing print quality and output efficiency.”