Agfa Customer Installs Folding Carton Solution

Agfa’s innovative SpeedSet Orca 1060, designed specifically for the folding carton market, and has found its inaugural customer in the UK-based Delta Group. This marks a significant milestone as Delta becomes the pioneer in embracing the cutting-edge capabilities of the SpeedSet Orca for their production operations.

Impressed by the remarkable speed and exceptional quality of the SpeedSet Orca single-pass inkjet press, the Delta Group saw it as the perfect addition to their existing equipment lineup. The decision was further solidified by the environmentally conscious nature of the SpeedSet Orca, which utilizes water-based inks, aligning seamlessly with Delta’s commitment to sustainability. As a leading printing company in the retail sector, Delta Group has been honored with multiple sustainability awards and is steadfastly pursuing Net Zero targets.

Vincent Wille, President of Agfa Digital Printing and Chemicals, expressed his delight at Delta’s decision to become the inaugural customer for the SpeedSet Orca. He emphasized Delta’s role in pushing the boundaries of the technology and affirmed their commitment to delivering top-notch quality output consistently.

Martin Shipp, COO of The Delta Group, echoed the sentiment of excitement, highlighting their eagerness to leverage the capabilities of the SpeedSet Orca in their operations. He expressed confidence in the press’s performance and anticipated great results from its deployment.

The SpeedSet Orca single-pass inkjet press boasts an impressive capability of printing up to 11,000 B1 boards per hour, delivering outstanding quality and a broad color gamut using water-based inks. Its flexibility in inkjet printing enables competitive runs comparable to offset printing in mainstream volumes while offering enhanced agility for handling a multitude of job changes. This enables companies to efficiently manage smaller jobs and accelerate delivery times.

Matt Brooks, Head of Packaging at Agfa Digital Printing Solutions, commended the collaboration with Delta Group and expressed enthusiasm for embarking on this transformative journey together.

The adoption of Agfa’s SpeedSet Orca by the Delta Group signifies a significant advancement in the folding carton market, promising enhanced efficiency, quality, and sustainability in production processes. As Delta Group leads the charge in embracing this cutting-edge technology, it heralds a new era of innovation and growth in the printing industry.