Pulver Packaging Selects Komori Lithrone GX40 Advance Press

Komori America Corporation, a premier manufacturer of printing solutions, announces that Pulver Packaging, a manufacturer of paperboard folding cartons and paperboard packaging, has purchased a six-color Komori Lithrone GX40 (GLX640) Advance Press with LED-UV and coater to be installed late this summer. A current Komori customer and third generation manufacturer of paperboard folding cartons, Pulver Packaging selected the GLX40 Advance to further expand its capabilities to deliver the faster turnaround times, exceptional print quality. and competitive pricing the company is known for providing to the variety of industries the company serves.

Pulver Packaging has been manufacturing paperboard folding cartons and paperboard packaging since 1958. By investing in the latest innovative industry technologies and having a customer — first philosophy, Pulver Packaging has grown to be viewed as an industry leader in its field. 

“We are excited to welcome this new press to our fleet of Komori presses,” says Patrick Pulver, president, Pulver Packaging. “The tipping point in choosing the GLX40 advance was the speed it delivers and the significant productivity increases we are looking forward to. We have been planning to invest in a new press for quite some time. When Komori introduced its advance press series, it was a no-brainer. In making this investment, we anticipate the enhancements inherent in this press will allow us to do the work of three of the presses that we have on the floor right now.”

The sophistication of the Komori advance series makes it possible for the press to run at a maximum speed of up to 18,000 sheets per hour on a wider range of common commercial print stocks used in paperboard packaging production. The inclusion of LED-UV and a coater on the new press will support the company’s ability to achieve the eye-catching visual effects its customers want. Additional key drivers in the selection of the GLX640 advance included improved efficiencies in makereadies and up-to-the-minute process controls, such as inline color control and automated changeover functions.

“Pulver Packaging is a loyal Komori customer with a forward-thinking philosophy when it comes to investing in technology that provides the ability to exceed customer demands,” says Clark Scherer, district sales manager at Komori America. “The GLX640 advance aligns well with this philosophy as it offers the expanded capabilities the company is excited about delivering to its customers.”