The Wilkins Group Purchases Komori's GLX-740+CC Advance EX Edition at drupa 2024

Düsseldorf - Komori Europe is excited to announce that during the drupa 2024 exhibition, The Wilkins Group has purchased the state-of-the-art GLX-740+CC Advance EX Edition, installed at the Komori booth. This acquisition, just 18 months after the last Komori purchase, underscores the Wilkins Group's commitment to investing in cutting-edge technology and enhancing its printing capabilities for the retail and food packaging segments.

The GLX-740+CC Advance EX Edition is renowned for its superior performance, energy-efficient design, and advanced features. This seven-colour sheetfed offset printing press with inline double coater is engineered to deliver exceptional print quality and productivity, making it a perfect fit for the increased demands of the Wilkins Group.

The Wilkins Group is a specialist in supplying retail packaging worldwide to a range of markets including chilled and frozen food, textiles, confectionery, toiletries, luxury, and household products.

left to right; Bryan O’Dowd, Naomasa Hasimoto, Aron Wilkins, Justin Wilkins, André Wilkins, Steve Turner, Ulrich Sause, Gareth Wheeldon.

The UK head office, a modern 170,000 square foot facility located in Nottingham is the hub of its operations. Dealing with manufacturers and marketing departments on an international level, they have also invested in state-of-the-art hubs in Sri Lanka, China, and Bangladesh, allowing them to maintain a hugely successful global trading network

"We are thrilled that The Wilkins Group has once again chosen Komori as its trusted supplier, this purchase highlights their dedication to maintaining a competitive edge by leveraging the latest in innovations in Komori press technology. We are confident that this press will significantly contribute to their continued success." Steve Turner, Managing director of Komori UK Limited

The GLX-740+CC Advance EX Edition offers numerous benefits, including:

  • Superior print quality, including inspection features such as PDF comparator.
  • Enhanced productivity, with an intuitive interface for ease of operation
  • Sustainable operation with reduced CO2 emissions and minimized waste.

This purchase further cements Komori's position as a leading provider of innovative packaging solutions. This investment marks the 12th new Komori purchase for The Wilkins Group's, a testament to the reliability and performance of Komori's printing presses and service support.

As drupa 2024 continues to showcase the latest advancements in printing technology, Komori is proud to be at the forefront, providing industry leaders like The Wilkins Group with the tools they need to thrive in a competitive market.

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Peter Minis

Marketing Manager


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