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23.03.2021, Mexico

Poly Rafia gains speed and quality with NOVOFLEX II including VISION and RUBY

The first NOVOFLEX II printing press in Latin America was installed at Poly Rafia, Mexico. With this new press, the flexible packaging producer prints images with a repeat length of up to 1250 mm at speeds of up to 500 m / min. And thanks to the integrated RUBY and the VISION systems, he can also better monitor the print itself and the according data.

In February 2021, a new NOVOFLEX II went into production at Poly Rafia, a leading flexible packaging company in Atlacomulco, 130 km from Mexico City. The packaging specialist uses the flexographic press to print shrink films for the beverage industry as well as films for pet food bags, which are characterized by their long print length.

Integrated into the new press is VISION, W&H's automation and inspection system, and RUBY, the digital platform for monitoring, analyzing and improving production data. Poly Rafia is the first company in Mexico to have RUBY Go and RUBY Check in operation. A clear sign: Poly Rafia is committed to the technological developments of Industry 4.0 and places its full trust in partner W&H.

Juan Carlos Lopez, Technical Manager at Poly Rafia, sees the NOVOFLEX II as a major step towards improving the efficiency of internal processes. As one example, he cites the higher printing speed for difficult images thanks to the special printing stability offered by the NOVOFLEX II. Product quality can be better monitored thanks to the VISION inspection system with 100% defect detection and the analysis of production data with RUBY.
Poly Rafia and Windmöller & Hölscher already share two decades of successful business relationship. A fine example of joint growth and trust built by two leading companies in the flexible packaging market with state-of-the-art technology.