Tuesday, 04 Jun 2019 10:54 GMT

IST Metz and Heidelberg boost LED curing efforts

UV unit manufacturer IST Metz and print heavyweight Heidelberg have agreed to expand their working relationship in the sheetfed offset printing sector.

Under the arrangement, IST Metz will cover the LED retrofit business for various Heidelberg Speedmaster series and also manage the handling and installation of the systems directly.

In addition, IST Metz will now supply LED curing systems for a number of new machines in the Speedmaster series for both small and medium-size formats.

The two parties have been working together on UV printing technology for more than 20 years, with this collaboration resulting in solutions that have attracted widespread praise from the market.

Such advancements include the LEDcure system from IST Metz, with this being billed as ‘ideal’ for print companies that want to take advantage of LED printing in to be able to react more flexibly to changing market requirements.

LEDcure is already being used by Heidelberg customers around the world.

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