Dunapack Packaging Hellas invested in the Durst P5 350 HS
Dunapack Packaging, with a leading position in the Central and Eastern European market as a producer of innovative and competitive corrugated packaging solutions, has decided to invest in the Durst P5 350 HS high-speed UV inkjet corrugated printing press.
Dunapack Packaging, part of the Prinzhorn Group, stands for innovative and competitive corrugated packaging solutions.
With 10,000 employees in 16 countries, the Prinzhorn Group, with Dunapack Packaging, Hamburger Containerboard and Hamburger Recycling, is a European market leader in the countries that is present in the corrugated packaging industry and in the paper and recycling industry. With an annual turnover of EUR 2.3 billion, the group is among the top three in Europe in its sector.
With a sales volume of around 3 billion square meters produced, the company has 24 plants in 11 countries in the Central and Eastern European market.
Dunapack Packaging aims to strengthen and expand its position through proximity, flexibility and reliable service. The use of the latest technology helps to produce customized packaging solutions with the highest print quality.
Mr. Vassilios Exarchos, Cluster Managing Director (for Greece and Bulgaria Factories) stated:
We are among the first vertically integrated companies in POP/POS production in Europe, and the first in Greece with more than 10 years’ experience in the Greek Market.
As part of our continuous improvement culture, we are aiming to offer more sustainable solutions to our customers. Therefore, we are upgrading the quality of our services by replacing our digital printing equipment with a brand new machine of excellent printing quality, the Durst P5 350 HS. This technological advanced equipment also meets our standards as a company with sustainability purpose, by reducing the amount of ink consumption via using LED technology and generally optimizing production costs.
We are confident that the productivity of the new machine will contribute to even better services and a wider product range for our customers.
Mrs. Anna Poimenidou, Key Account Manager, responsible for Digital Business Unit (DBU) added:
At Dunapack Packaging Hellas our packaging solutions go far beyond the true purpose of product protection, transportation and display. They also function as a business card of the company and identify the products’ unique visual.
By being the pioneer in the corrugated digital printing business in Greek Market, we decided to continue investing in quality printing, speed and efficiency of production.
Based on this, the Durst P5 350 HS printer was chosen after researching the market. With the 7 pcl resolution, workflow software designed by the manufacturer, special cardboard printing devices, software that allows ink reduction with no difference in performance and the use of recycled and biodegradable printing materials we are confident that with the new investment we will have a high level of quality combined with ecologically oriented production.
Finally, the 6-colour printing will yield high quality packaging for cosmetics as well as beauty products.
We believe that this investment will further lead to mutual benefit for both – us and our supportive and valuable customers.
Durst P5 350 HS with P5 Automat
The high-performance Durst P5 350 HS hybrid printing system for roll and board media with a printing width of up to 3.5 m was able to assert itself as the best UV printing system for the corrugated packaging market.
With a speed of up to 710 sqm/h and the ability to change materials quickly with multi-roll and multi-track options, the P5 350 HS makes the printing process much more efficient.
To ensure the high versatility of the P5 350 HS also the combination with Durst Automat™, the innovative fully automated loading and unloading system for rigid materials that makes production processes even more efficient. This innovative solution allows to manage simultaneous printing on two lanes, even with supports of different sizes, up to 3.5 m in width, 2.2 m in length and load capacity of 90 cm high stacks. P5 Automat is also available in ¾ Automation.
Durst LED ink has a particularly large color gamut, vivid colors and high gloss level. It is available in 6 colors: For P5 350 HS there are available inks : cmyk+ lc, lm, white, varnish and primer. It also shows a good abrasion and scratch resistance combined with exceptional stackability. It is ideally suited for paper surfaces even at highest print speed conditions. Durst LED ink is a versatile ink that is suitable for printing on paper, boards and even flexible materials, is Recyclable and has Gold Greenguard certificates among others. Therefore, this ink is particularly suited for full automation processes using the Durst Automat
About Dunapack Packaging Hellas
Dunapack Packaging Hellas was founded in 1973 for the purpose of manufacturing packaging materials made from corrugated cardboard. In 1980 it was transferred to proprietary facilities in Acharnes, Attica, while since 2000 it operates in its new state-of-the-art facilities in Schimatari, Voiotias. It’s one of the most traditional Greek companies in the field of corrugated cardboard products and in the design and production of carton boxes. The company is a member of Dunapack Packaging Division of the Prinzhorn Group, which in 2016 acquired 100% of company’s shares.
Significant investments in equipment and know-how helped to create a sophisticated production unit with most recent the 2 investment plans that took place from 2017 until mid-2023. The implementation of the 1st investment cycle was completed at the end of the 1st half of 2018 and included the expansion of privately owned buildings, a new corrugator as well as new converting machines.
In the second half of 2022, the implementation of the second cycle of the investment plan continued and included the re-expansion of the premises, with an extension of the warehouse of finished goods and raw materials, a partial upgrade of the corrugator machine as well as new converting machines. In 2023 the new Digital Printer and the second part of the corrugator upgrade will be installed.
Dunapack Packaging Hellas, with experience and presence in the corrugating cardboard industry for 50 years, featuring state-of-the-art facilities and mechanical equipment, is currently at the forefront of the industry and with its continuous investments can produce unique products, serving the majority of its customer’s packaging needs, all gathered in one of the largest packaging material production units in North Eastern Europe.
Dunapack Packaging Hellas, in order to meet the requirements of its customers and developments in the sector worldwide, continuously invests in the future – both in technical equipment and in the development of its Human Resources, by creating a more sustainable and circular corporate culture.
About LINO S.A.
Lino S.A. develops and distributes integrated printing solutions in 2D & 3D technologies consisting of equipment, applications, consumables and services. It addresses professionals in the label, packaging and printed communication, manufacturing, medical and dental markets. It focuses specifically on innovative digital printing and finishing technologies.
Our solutions incorporate advanced and innovative technologies, with unique features such as top quality, productivity, ease of use as well as reliability. For these products we also offer relevant consumables (inks, toners and printing media).
Lino S.A. is part of the LinoGroup of companies.
The LinoGroup consists of companies dedicated to the creation and delivery to customers of Integrated Systems and has Qualified Engineers working with world leaders in each field of activity. Specializing in software development for the Travel Communication industries and 2D & 3D Printing Technologies for applications.
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