MPS Enters the United Arab Emirates
Hexxa Flexible Packaging installs their first flexo press
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ARNHEM, Netherlands (December 22, 2016) – Hexxa Flexible Packaging LLC, a growing printer in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, recently took delivery of their first MPS flexo press. Purchased was a 10-colour, 430mm EF multi-substrate press equipped with the advanced Automated Print Control (APC) package for full automation, UV dryers and four hot air units. This marks the first MPS sale into the UAE.
Hexxa is a printing company that specializes in printing and converting of flexible packaging, mainly using rotogravure printing technology. With their new MPS flexo press, Hexxa will achieve higher productivity in shorter print runs. Offered by Hexxa are PVC and PET shrink sleeves, OPP labels, solventless laminates up to 3 layers, and a range of film required for the food, beverage and cosmetic industry. Since their inception in 2006, the company has shown steady growth and recently invested in larger premises in Ras al Khaimah. Customers of Hexxa include a number of reputable brands such as PepsiCo, Danone Morocco, Nestlé, Kraft, Heinz Africa & Middle East and Coca Cola Kuwait.
Initial introductions to MPS were made by Anoop, the local MPS representative for the Middle East, at Labelexpo Europe 2015. Raja Gandhi, Managing Director and owner of Hexxa Flexible Packaging said: “We needed a narrow web flexo press to offer more competitive prices on shorter print runs. MPS offered the highest European quality machine, proven in an impressive demonstration at their headquarters in the Netherlands. Throughout the sales consultation, the MPS representatives were very open and honest with us. This is why we chose MPS as our flexo partner.”
Raja Gandhi, Managing Director and owner of Hexxa Flexible Packaging
With MPS’ focus on the operator, a full-service interactive training program for Hexxa’s press operators was included in the press purchase. New to flexo, the operators were fully trained and operating the new EF multi-substrate press in just days.
Matthijs Stevens, MPS Area Sales Manager comments: “This sale is an exciting milestone for MPS, with entry into a new Middle East market. With Anoop as our local agent, MPS offers this emerging region a well-connected and extensive local service network. This is just the beginning of more growth for MPS in the Middle East.”
On January 24 and 25, 2017 Hexxa Flexible Packaging will publically show their new MPS EF 430 press during an Open House at their Ras Al Khaimah premises. The versatility and perfect register control of the EF press will be demonstrated, with MPS also in attendance.
For more information about the Open House and how to register, click here.
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