Equipment List

The shape of tomorrow’s technology will be a synergy of what we know and what we imagine.  That’s why DISC commits energy and resources to incorporate new, innovative processes and the latest equipment to advance the art and science of print.

Below feature our current arsenal of equipment that enables us to create Packaging, Mini-flute Packaging & Displays and Printed Label solutions for you.

 

Packaging Group Equipment List

Electronic Prepress

Full service pre-press and desktop services
Fuji Final Proof (digital proofer)
Two (2) 1.3 TB file servers
CIP3 Technology Plate Scanning System
AGFA Avalon N16-50 VLF Thermo platesetter
Full FTP capabilities and state-of-the-art digital workflow

Structural Design

Three (3) CAD/CAM workstations supported by CIMEX software
DATATECH DP53348 sample maker/plotting table with automatic scoring
Artios package design software
Mimaki CF1215 sample maker/plotting table
Mimaki CF2830 sample maker/plotting table

Proofs

Epson Stylus 9900-with X-Rite Spectro Proofer Color Calibration
Kodak Approval Proofing System (including Hexachrome® ink simulation)
Fuji Final Proof System
Extensive sample cutting and mounting capability
Soft proofs and digital rendering
3-dimensional rendering

Quality Control Lab Equipment

Sutherland Rub Tester
Testing oven
Grind gauge
Lansco light
Moisture sword
Grams scale

Sheeters

Two (2) Maxon MSH 350 57” high-speed sheeters with double roll slitters

Ink and Coating Lab

In-plant Ink Lab with full proofing and mixing capabilities

Printing

DISC offers the flexibility and benefits of several print formats.

Digital

Kodak NexPress S3000 press – prints 5 over 5, with in-line coating, on a wide range of substrates (up to 14” x 20”)

Offset Lithography           

6-color, 56” KBA Rapida offset press, with interstation UV and in-line aqueous & UV coating

8-color, 40” Heidelberg 102-CD press with interstation UV, in-line aqueous & UV coating, in-line cold foil stamping capability, and the latest print-on-plastic technology

8-color, 40” Komori LSX841 offset press with in-line inspection system that utilizes high-speed cameras to inspect printed sheets for defects and mark them for operator intervention. The system alerts the press crew to the type of defect and position of the defect on the sheet. The in-line color management system is state of the art and assures color consistency throughout the print run. The press is equipped with two in-line coating units for unique coating applications for both aqueous and UV coating.

Silk Screening

Sakurai 32” x 45” silk screen press, using UV inks and coatings

Embossing, Stamping and Die-cutting

56” Bobst-142CER high-speed die cutter with blanking capability
40” Bobst-103E high-speed die cutter with stripping capability
40” Bobst-103ER high-speed die cutter with blanking capability
Bobst-142 Easy Press Pre-Make Ready System
Bobst-103 Easy Press Pre-Make Ready System
40” Bobst-102 BMA stamping press

Finishing: Windowing, Folding & Gluing

Bobst Expert Fold straight-line folder/gluer with AccuCheck inline carton inspection and Cartonpack Automatic Case Packer
Miehle 28” x 40” UV coater
International 5AU window application machine
42” Kohlman 1050 combination window placement and patcher
Heidelberg Diana Pro 114 folder and gluer
Vega 400 straight-line folder/gluer
International right-angle folder/gluer
International 6FX straight-line folder/gluer
International Speed King straight-line folder/gluer
Bobst Domino 100 straight-line cutter
Bobst Cartonpack GT Automatic Case Packer
Quadrel Labeling Unit
Videojet Inkjet numbering unit

Bindery

45” Jagenberg computerized guillotine cutter
45” Polar Mohr programmable computerized guillotine cutter
62” Polar computerized guillotine cutter
Stahl 4-plate buckle folder
Stahl 6-plate buckle folder
Beseler 15” x 17” shrink wrap packer
Pallet film wrapping

 

Label Group Equipment List

Printing:  Flexography

10-color, 10.75” Nilpeter PB2500 flexo press, with interstation UV, dual-web capabilities, film lamination, turn bar, conveyor/stacker, and Video Web Inspection System

HP Indigo WS6600 Digital Press-prints seven colors with an ABG Omega Digicon Series 2 Module for die cutting and coating over a wide range of substrates (13” wide web).

Inhouse Ink Lab with Easy Ink Controller System for mixing, matching and inventory control
More than 1,100 dies and 1,000 print cylinders
Over 75 Anilox rollers
Ultrasonic Anilox cleaners
Stratix Examiner Elite Code Verification Unit with printer
X-Rite Spectrodensitometer
Dual-camera Precision Plate Mounting System         

Rewinding and Inspection

Rotoflex VS1330 Slitter / Rewind / Inspection
Arpeco Slitter / Rewind / Inspection
2-web technique table top
Slitter / Rewind / Inspection Stations

Sequential Numbering

Videojet XL high-speed printer
Markem-Imaje 9040 Ink Jet Printing System

Electronic Prepress and Plating (Digital Workflow)

Xante, OpenRIP flexo 7.0 flexo workflow software
Freeform ganging speeds production
Latest Adobe PDF print engine (APPE)
Integrated PANTONE® color libraries
Flexo CTP: Dupont Cyrel “FAST” 1000TD with Esko CD 1 Spark 4835 platesetter (non-solvent based eco-friendly platesetting system)
Kodak Approval Proofing System  
Full FTP capabilities and state-of-the-art digital workflow

 

 

California Design Studio

Located in Culver City California
Full service comp and package develop resources for embossing, stamping, and a myriad of finishes and substrates. Equipment includes:

Kongsberg Plotter/Sample Maker
Artios package design software suite

Graph-Corr

Our Graph Corr facility, located in Dayton, New Jersey, produces mini-flute (B, E, F, and N Flute) for packaging and displays

Bobst Asitrade MPC Laminator (corrugating equipment); Sheet size maximum 63 x 65 and Roll-to-Roll maximum 63 x 72

Bobst SP142 CER Die-cutter; sheet size maximum 55 7/8 x 40 1/8
Bobst EZ Press 142

International – Speed King Folder/Gluer
International- Speed Queen Folder/Gluer

Staude Gladiator Window application unit; window size maximum limit is 24 x 28 and minimum is 2.5 x 1