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First MPS EXL-Offset Press for Ulrich Etiketten

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DIDAM, The Netherlands (August 7th, 2014) – MPS today announced the sale of an EXL-offset press with 8 colour UV print stations and a web width of 430mm to Austrian label printer Ulrich Etiketten. The EXL-offset press will expand their production of self-adhesive, booklet and other specialty labels and marks the 7th MPS press for Ulrich Etiketten, joining six installed MPS flexo presses.

Ulrich Etiketten, a fifth-generation family business since 1868, is an Austrian market leader and highly reputable throughout Europe for the production of self-adhesive labels. The company selected the MPS EXL-offset press based on innovative technology, attractive price point, and reliability with the successful performance of their existing six MPS EF flexo presses. The EXL-offset press built with variable sleeves combines six offset print with two flexo print stations, and will be equipped with various converting units such as multi-lamination and de-lam/re-lam for the printing of booklet labels.

M.A. Florian Ulrich, CEO of Ulrich Etiketten comments: “We are very happy with MPS. The quality of MPS presses and our long-term relationship led to our decision to once again opt for an MPS press.”

Eric Hoendervangers, co-founder of MPS comments: “We see it as a great compliment that a quality-oriented Austrian company such as Ulrich Etiketten has opted for our EXL-offset press. MPS has a very high rate of repeat customer sales, however when a loyal MPS flexo customer adds a first MPS offset press to its machine park, it confirms that our technology, service, and printing knowledge helps label printers in their success. In general, we have noticed a growing interest at an international level for our EXL-offset presses since its initial launch at Labelexpo Europe 2011.”

About Ulrich Etiketten GesmbH

Ulrich Etiketten is a family business in the fifth generation since its establishment in 1868 and an Austrian market leader for the production of self-adhesive labels. The innovative company produces high quality product packaging for all industries in an impressive production area of 13,000 m² using state-of-the-art printing machines that cover all areas of printing technology such as UV offset, UV flexo, UV letter press, UV screen printing and digital printing as well as hot stamping, and cold stamping. Particular areas of focus are pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, chemicals, the food industry, beverage production, electronics, EDP and logistics.

About MPS

MPS is a worldwide, well-known and high-quality brand of UV flexo and offset press solutions for label and packaging printers. We help customers excel by listening to their needs and providing extensive knowledge and world-class service to enhance the printing process.

We improve the printing process and customer experience through product innovation.  In 1999 MPS introduced the first fully rotary servo-driven press in the label industry. Since then MPS has installed over 400 fully servo-driven presses, printing self-adhesive labels and flexible packaging, around the world.

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