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Print technology centre opens in Shanghai

Launch of Shanghai print technology centre provides a location for “state-of-the-art” development, plate manufacturing, training and education.

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Inside the new regional Technology Centre Asia Pacific at the Shanghai Publishing and Printing College

The regional Technology Centre Asia Pacific (ATC) was opened by print equipment manufacturer Flint Group and is located at the Shanghai Publishing and Printing College (SPPC).

Around €2m was invested into creating the centre, which features a complete solution of nyloflex, nyloprint, rotec and TheroFlexX plate processing equipment as well as facilities for training, education, and in-depth evaluation.

The centre also provides Flint Group technicians with a place to work together with SPPC members in the 400sq m space.

Commenting on the new centre, Friedrich von Rechteren, global commercial vice president of Flint Group says: “The ATC is an important milestone within our global innovation network to help our customers capturing the growth in the packaging market.

SPPC in Shanghai is a strategic choice for our Technology Centre in Asia Pacific, where we are committed to grow

“We can not only showcase what can be done within the flexographic printing space, but more importantly provide a platform to develop solutions with and for our customers and the entire value chain.”

The firm describes the ATC as “an inspiring environment for Flint Group customers to develop future packaging solutions and to unlock the keystones of innovation: creativity, productivity and collaboration.”

Friedrich von Rechteren adds: “SPPC in Shanghai is a strategic choice for our Technology Centre in Asia Pacific, where we are committed to grow. Flint Group has now another unique facility for teaching and testing excellence, incorporating a concept for the development of all kinds of future printing plates and plate processing solutions.”

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