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Technology Leads Filmet to Fortune

(May 2007) posted on Wed May 16, 2007

Disastrous property damage, loss of key customers, and evaporating markets would spell the end for most companies, but for graphics producer Filmet, these trials marked turning points that would lead the company to prosper. Read on to find out how th

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By Ben P. Rosenfield

An Overview of Filmet’s Equipment


M&R Digikote II screen coater

Helios exposure unit

AGFA Avantra44 imagesetter


M&R Insignia six-color inline (images up to 40 x 56 in.)

Two M&R Patriots (images up to 40 x 56 in. and 52 x 84 in.)

EFI VUTEk UltraVu 3360 eight-color solvent inkjet printer

Two EFI VUTEk PressVu UV 180 eight-color UV inkjet printers

Two EFI VUTEk FabriVu eight-color
dye-sub printers

Eight HP 5500 aqueous inkjet printers

Durst Lambda laser photoimager

Xerox 8100 toner-based digital press

Two Kodak RP30 laser photo printers


Zund i-cut M-1600 and XL-3000 digital cutting systems

Accutech 16- and 24-in. liquid coaters

GBC 60-in. hot/cold laminator

Sallmetall 60-in. hot/cold laminator

Seal 5500 60-in. hot/cold laminator

D&K film laminator and Accu II cutter (31-in.-wide web)

Michael Miracle 60-in. guillotine cutter

Two Pfaff KL-1245 industrial sewing machines

Three Juki industrial sewing machines

JOP EVI industrial grommet setter



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