Hub Labels, Inc. celebrates addition of MPS EF press
US based printer adds MPS press for production of linerless labels
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MPS has sold an EF multi-substrate flexo press to Hub Labels, based in Hagerstown, Maryland. On February 21st, Hub Labels welcomed the new press with a ribbon cutting ceremony that featured the press running local business; Perdue Farms’ linerless labels.
Linerless Label technology
“We are extremely excited to offer this new option to our customers to help them grow their brand with us” said President Thomas Dahbura. The addition of this press complements the current full service, one-stop solution to existing customers as well as nurturing new customers, especially in the linerless label market by offering a wider web and unsupported film printing solutions. Linerless label technology eliminates the liner found on traditional pressure-sensitive labels making linerless technology a more environmentally friendly option. Hub Labels, Inc. is one of only two companies in the United States to offer this innovative solution to their customers.
Linerless labels technology is a technology MPS was already familiar with. At Labelexpo Europe 2015, MPS joined the Linerless Trail for the first time, showing their commitment to the sustainable and environmentally friendly label technology. Together with other industry suppliers, MPS presented the benefits and developments in linerless labels.
EF multi-substrate press
The MPS EF is a high-quality and automated multi-substrate flexographic press, suitable for both label production and flexible packaging printing. The addition of the EF will provide Hub Labels, Inc. with the ultimate flexibility through its ability to print a wide variety of substrates including thin film, paper, shrink sleeves and flexible packaging.
The sale was led by Michael Weyermann, Area Sales Manager at MPS Systems North America. Weyermann comments: “We are glad to see that Hub Labels was convinced by the MPS quality and the flexibility of the EF press. This press offers them new capabilities in the high-speed production of various substrates, especially the production of sustainable, environmentally friendly linerless labels.”
About Hub Labels, Inc.
Hub Labels’ relentless focus on their customers’ needs has helped build them into one of the largest and most diversified manufacturers of pressure-sensitive and linerless label products in the U.S. They produce labels for regional and national brand names you know and love.
Their 110,000 square-foot facility in Hagerstown, MD is one of the largest sites in the U.S. label industry.
MPS is a worldwide, well-known and high-quality brand of flexo and offset press solutions for label and flexible packaging printers.
By providing extensive knowledge and world-class service to enhance the printing process, MPS helps customers excel.
MPS has a team of experts when it comes to knowledge of the printing process and desired results in label and flexible packaging print runs. We share and apply our expertise every day, and can offer a specific solution for every customer.
MPS. Operator Focused, Results Driven.