Lake Image Systems Ltd., a pioneering provider of cutting-edge solutions for variable data verification and print quality inspection across labels, packaging, and commercial print industries, proudly announces its participation in Label Expo 23. The event will be held from September 11th to 14th, 2023, at Brussels Expo, where Lake Image Systems will showcase its innovative offerings in Hall 8 Stand A36. Label Expo Europe stands as the premier global platform for the label and package printing industry, featuring over 600 exhibitors presenting state-of-the-art machinery and materials.
“As the demand for precise variable data on labels and packaging continues to surge, robust print inspection processes have become indispensable for label and packaging production workflows,” emphasised Martin Keats, Managing Director at Lake Image Systems Ltd. Keats extended a warm invitation to all Label Expo visitors, encouraging them to explore Lake Image Systems’ booth and experience a comprehensive range of label inspection solutions tailored to real-world applications.
Key Solutions Unveiled at Label Expo Europe:
- Discovery PQExpress: A cost-effective and easy-to-implement print quality inspection product, Discovery PQExpress offers real-time print defect detection, encompassing missing labels, label matrix residue, die-cut errors, ink smudges, streaks, and surface imperfections such as creases, bubbling, and wrinkles. Its intelligent detection algorithms rapidly identify defects while minimising false alarms. Press operators can use the live display to quickly respond to print defects and production issues. Available in three web widths, Discovery PQExpress arrives fully configured and supported, enhancing both efficiency and label print quality assurance.
- Discovery Roll Inspector: Positioned between a label or packaging web printer and rewinder, this all-in-one, inline print quality inspection system boasts advanced label inspection software tools and state-of-the-art cameras, including the latest linear scanning technology, Discovery Maxscan. Designed to meticulously identify and flag print defects like ink spots, toner streaks, voids, colour variations, and image/barcode quality issues, the system also verifies barcodes, text, postal codes, MICR lines, sequence checks, alignment, data verification, and matching. It operates seamlessly in roll-to-roll, roll-to-sheet, and roll-to-fanfold setups, setting a new standard for label inspection precision.
- Introducing Discovery MSExpress: Designed for small to medium-scale label production environments requiring variable text, barcodes, and QR code validation, DISCOVERY MSExpress offers a compact and affordable solution. Equipped with a mini PC and a variety of camera options, DISCOVERY MSExpress ensures cost-effectiveness without compromising quality. At the event, DISCOVERY MSExpress will be mounted on a Web Techniques WT-35VS Table Top Rewinder, effortlessly inspecting and validating variable data on labels running at high speeds. This setup promises to instil confidence among customers and partners, maintaining the print accuracy and consistency of production label print runs.
Lake Image Systems Solutions on Partners’ Booths:
In addition to booth demonstrations, Lake Image Systems’ groundbreaking Discovery platform will be showcased at partner booths:
- Domino Printing Sciences (Hall 9, booth A60): As Lake Image Systems’ parent company, Domino Printing Sciences will feature a revolutionary hybrid printing solution, combining flexo and digital printing, with Lake Image’s Discovery Multiscan3 system. Using very high-resolution line scan camera technology, the integrated inspection solution ensures unparalleled accuracy in reading and verifying variable printed data, enabling label converters to meet industry demands for data accuracy, product traceability, and regulatory compliance.
- Rosas Maschinenbau GmbH (Hall 7, Stand B50): In partnership with GT-Solex GmbH, Rosas Maschinenbau GmbH will present cutting-edge technology at Stand 7B50, featuring Lake Image’s solutions:
- RFID Serialisation and Database Integration: Lake Image’s Discovery Multiscan3 integrates into Rosas’s advanced RFID HF and UHF tag serialisation module. It seamlessly reads and indexes printed data, extracts data from a database and encodes RFID tags inline, and at speeds of up to 180 meters per minute.
- Enhancing Print Quality Inspection: Rosas will unveil a bi-directional high-speed rewinder with an integrated Print Quality Inspection module, featuring Lake Image’s Discovery Maxscan. Its revolutionary, 600dpi linear scanning technology, in combination with Discovery Multiscan3, can ensure unparalleled print quality inspection at high speeds. This collaboration redefines the standards for print quality assurance, combining Rosas’s high-speed rewinder capabilities with Lake Image’s unparalleled expertise in image capture and defect detection.
Lake Image Systems looks forward to showcasing its comprehensive range of industry solutions at Label Expo 2023, tailored to meet the evolving print inspection needs of today’s blended conventional and digital label production environments.
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