Vianord Engineering to Showcase Smarter Sustainable Platemaking Solutions at Labelexpo 2017

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Carros, France – July 11th, 2017. Vianord Engineering the world’s leading supplier of innovative flexographic plate‐making systems for conventional and digital plates, will attend at Labelexpo Europe 2017 (HALL 4 stand C35), presenting a brand new solution for plate processing: Evo WAVE, the first‐of‐a‐kind water‐washable plate processor.

Available in three sizes, Evo 2 (66 x 86 cm / 26 x 34 inch), Evo 3 (90 x 120 cm / 36 x 48 inch), Evo 4 and 120 x 160 cm / 47 x 53 inch), the new Evo WAVE is designed to accommodate all most popular water‐washable plate formats. The new unit can work as a stand‐alone unit or be the heart of a complete and fully automated modular platemaking system.

“As any new generation Vianord Equipment”, states Riccardo de Caria, Strategy Advisor at Vianord, “also the new Evo WAVE, takes advantage of a multidisciplinary automation system, combining all the popular elements of straightforward automation into one compact, integrated, high performance system that lends itself to less plates manipulation and manpower intervention thus inherently granting higher quality”.

Once the exposed plate is inserted in the machine, it is automatically and completely processed without the need of highly skilled operators that other processing equipment rely on. Powered by an innovative brush system, this new super‐unit is capable of discriminating the most critical process phases (prewash, washout, cleaning, final wiping and rinsing) and delivers fully processed water‐washable plates in just few minutes.

Opposite to what many could think, and unlike conventional water‐washable plate processing equipment that are available in market, the new Vianord Evo WAVE has exceptionally small foot print.

Amongst cost reduction, time saving, increased reliability and higher quality, another important goal that Vianord has accomplished with the introduction of the new Evo WAVE water‐washable plate processor, is the reduction of environmental impact.

Field tests run during the design and β‐Test phases have demonstrated that the new Vianord Evo WAVE processor is more reliable and more durable than conventional water‐washable plate processor built more traditionally.

“Fast response, quick production, higher quality, better cost control and more sustainably”, ends Riccardo de Caria. “Vianord technologies and innovation factors are all coming together as a unique opportunity to change the way users make flexo plates, to stay ahead of the curve. The new Evo WAVE is perfectly aligned into this vision”.

In addition to the new water washable unit, Vianord Engineering will show at Labelexpo Europe 2017, Easy To Plate® Evo Fusion, the first fully automated modular platemaking system, from plate imaging to plate delivery, compatible with the main CTP brands, specifically designed for Tag & Label segment.

The latest Easy to Plate® Fusion, like all other Easy to Plate modular units, is fully integrated with a remote monitoring system which, thanks to a number of internal high resolution cameras that check the most critical steps of the process (inside the machine), prevents critical situations and dramatically reduces any downtime.

Moreover, Vianord will also display a range of compact and multi‐functions solvent equipment of the Evo 3 family (90 x 120 cm / 36 x 48 inch), such as EVO 3 all‐in‐one, EVO 3 ELF and EDLF.


About Vianord
Vianord Engineering is one of the world’s leading suppliers of innovative flexographic plate‐making systems for conventional and digital plates. Founded by a group of Flexo experts and highly qualified specialists in the field of flexo plate making equipment, the company is fully dedicated to the pure technological innovation of the flexographic pre‐press industry. Vianord has been the first company to develop and commercialize modular and fully automated solutions to help flexo printers, converters, plate‐makers and repro services, to benefit of high quality plates, through a streamlined process and in a safety‐enhanced working environment.

The Vianord Headquarters is located near Nice (South France), in the heart of the industrial area of Carros, one of the three technological poles of France. The new and modern office building, R&D workshops, production units and warehouse were purposely designed over a total area of 4.300 sqm (46.000 sq ft) covering two floors. A second production unit and assembly facility is located in Italy near Milan.

Vianord products and solutions are distributed globally through a global network of channel partners providing vertical solutions and specialized services.

We innovate. You benefit! ‐ Everyone at Vianord makes use of their genuine ability to discover and develop new things that make customers’ job easier, by anticipating their problems and creating new business opportunities, beyond the obvious.

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