Comexi has installed of a new F2 MP 10-colour press at New Wave Converting facilities in Fontana, CA, helping to expand its presence in the United States.

‘It is a very important operation for Comexi North America (CNA)’, said Tom Calahan, Comexi area manager in this region. ‘This operation with New Wave Converting allows us to enter into the market and opens the doors for future operations with flexographic presses in this area,’ stressed Mr Calahan.

For over 30 years, New Wave Converting, a family-owned American company, has been printing and laminating plastic film for the snack food and food industries in its two plants located in Fontana, California. The company is leader in printing high quality and processed photo images on packaging film for its customers.

‘This year, New Wave Converting will celebrate 34 years of providing quality printing and lamination services at our two facilities located in Fontana. With the acquisition of the Comexi F2 MP 10ucolour press, we are able to perform coatings in register, as well as produce matte and gloss images for our customer’s packaging’, explained Fritz Huber, New Wave Converting finance executive. ‘We are 100% committed to our customers. We can do 10-colour printing and solventless lamination in only one week, or at the most, two weeks if they do not have an art file. Additionally, we make printing plates and pouches,’ emphasised Mr Huber.