American packaging company invests in Heidelberg Primefire 106 for luxury packaging segment
- Arkay Packaging wants to use new digital printing system to further expand its technological leadership
- Portfolio includes premium folding cartons for cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and wines and spirits
- Economical production through integrated offset and digital printing
- Already the second Primefire 106 in the USA
Employees from Arkay Packaging and Heidelberger Druckmaschinen are looking forward to the future installation of the Primefire 106 at the site in Roanoke, Virginia. It will be mainly used there for the production of luxury packagings.
A total of four Speedmaster XL 106 presses are in operation in Arkay Packaging's press room.
Folding carton printing company Arkay Packaging in Roanoke, Virginia, recently signed a contract for a Drupa model Heidelberg Primefire 106 . This means that Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) has already sold two of these industrial digital printing systems in the USA. By installing the Primefire 106, Arkay Packaging wants to protect and further expand its position as a technological leader in the market for luxury packaging.
Arkay Packaging is a third-generation family-run company with a long tradition of producing top-quality folding cartons. Its regular clients include some of the world’s best known companies and brands. With production plants in Hauppauge, New York, and Roanoke, Virginia, as well as branches in New York City, Arkay has positioned itself as an innovator and market leader in this highly competitive segment. Its portfolio includes premium folding cartons for cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and wines and spirits.
“We are highly motived to use the latest digital technologies for packaging printing to develop new business models, to future-proof ourselves, and to set ourselves apart from the competition,” explains Walt Shiels, COO of Arkay.