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Intelligent, sustainable, future-proof – the all-new ALPHAFLEX CI flexo printing press from Windmöller & Hölscher

Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) proudly presents the latest addition to its portfolio: the ALPHAFLEX CI flexo press, featuring the state-of-the-art EASY-Setup assistance system. This innovation merges W&H's extensive expertise with top-tier quality, performance, and reliability.

The new ALPHAFLEX by W&H

Designed for printers of all scales, the ALPHAFLEX is engineered to meet the toughest industry challenges, including cost pressures, productivity demands, labor shortages, and sustainability goals. Its state-of-the-art printing decks and advanced W&H technology guarantee exceptional print quality, with a consistent production speed of 400 meters per minute.

Print on a wide Range of Substrates
The ALPHAFLEX stands out for its versatility, capable of printing on a wide range of substrates - from thin films to paper. Its reliability and integration into the W&H portfolio make it an excellent investment for companies looking to enter the flexible packaging printing market or expand their production capacity.

Commitment to Sustainability and Efficiency
W&H's dedication to sustainability is evident in the ALPHAFLEX’s innovative features, such as switchable between-color dryers that minimize energy consumption and environmental impact. Suitable for both solvent and water-based inks, the ALPHAFLEX exemplifies future-proof design. Innovations like optimized doctor blade chambers reduce ink consumption and waste, contributing to a greener printing process.

Superior Machine Layout
The all-new ALPHAFLEX with its optimized machine layout offers a cost-effective solution without compromising on quality and performance. W&H is complementing this advanced press with its first-class services to ensure that its customers receive a turnkey solution.

EASY-SETUP Assistance System

Developed in collaboration with W&H’s industry-leading experts and international customers, EASY-SETUP guides the operator through the entire setup process. It supports the operator with intelligent presets, recommendations and assistance, enabling even inexperienced operators to set up the machine efficiently and accurately. Intelligent algorithms not only minimize human error during setup but also maximize resource efficiency by optimizing wash-up programs, drying and corona treatment parameters. By standardizing processes and identifying errors such as missing doctor blades before they occur, EASY-SETUP reduces variations in print quality and saves resources and time. Beyond streamlining setup procedures, EASY-SETUP serves as a valuable training tool for operators, equipping them to maximize press performance. With the ALPHAFLEX and EASY-SETUP, W&H sets a new benchmark in packaging printing, offering a cost-effective solution that does not compromise on quality or performance. These innovations underscore W&H's unwavering commitment to advancing the printing industry.