Screen GP Australia and its PacPrint co-exhibitor Jet Technologies have had a sensational run-up to PacPrint with two new sales of the Truepress Jet L350UV inkjet label press plus a PlateRite FX870 flexographic CtP platesetter.
“To say I am delighted is an under-statement,” says Managing Director Peter Scott. “ Both L350UV digital label presses are now installed and running beautifully, one at great Braeside, Vic family company, Sticky Labels and the other also in Victoria that we will reveal at PacPrint. The PlateRite FX870 customer prefers not to be named.
On top of this, Screen’s wide format dealer Graphic Art Mart has installed a Truepress Jet W3200UV HS 3.2 metre flatbed machine at prestigious Dandenong, Vic sign and display printer Mezographic – more on this soon.
“We’ve also experienced a spike in CtP sales through our dealers,” says Scott, “with an 8-up PlateRite PT-R8600NS going in at Warriewood, NSW printer Major Graphics and several others via our resellers Fujifilm and WRH. Our new mini label press, the L250AQ has attracted a lot of enquiries from AusPack and we are expecting to announce sales at PacPrint.”
To build on this second-quarter success, Screen will introduce very special pricing on the L350UV and L250AQ label presses at PacPrint and also on the fast flatbed UV W3200. All three devices will be demonstrated working on the Screen/Jet Technologies stand D67.
Celebrating its thirtieth year as a direct Australian operation, Screen will also welcome three senior executives from the Kyoto, Japan headquarters. “It’s great to have such HQ support,” says Scott, “and we look forward to welcoming Regional Sales Manager Mr Okitsu, Global Label & Packaging business director Mr Tanaka and Screen GP sales division VP Mr Hirose. As such, I will have direct head office people present to authorise any special deals during the show!”
Screen will have well over $1.5 million of equipment on the floor, plus a PlateRite CtP device on the Fujifilm stand E10. Exciting new Cloudflow and PakZ label and packaging PDF software from Hybrid Solutions will be demonstrated. “PackZ is so good, one of our L350UV customers ordered it straight away to drive the new label press,” says Scott, concluding: “I’ve never been so positive about going into a trade show – we’ve made great sales in the lead-up, we have plenty of interest in our products from people who say they will see us there; the budget wasn’t too shabby for small business and printing in general and we have a great stand partner in Jet Technologies, who make the best coffee at any show! The planets have lined-up for us for sure.”
Photo: Teamed up again: Screen MD Peter Scott (L) and Jet technologies MD Jack Malki are co-exhibiting on stand D67 at PacPrint