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  • 06 Feb 2020

Cartes opens US facility

L-R: Virgilio Micale, Cartes sales director; Michael Debard, DGM president; Mario Lodi, Cartes chairman; John Paul Debard, DGM vice-president

Cartes, an Italy-based manufacturer of converting equipment, has opened a new North America facility located in Red Bank, New Jersey.

The company has partnered with Diversified Graphic Machinery for the project. 

‘By affiliating with Diversified Graphic Machinery, Cartes USA is able to hit the ground running in North America by providing service, spare parts and technical support to our existing and future North American customers,’ said Mario Lodi, chairman of Cartes. ‘Along with DGM, Cartes USA will be able to deliver on promises which are fundamental to our goal of being a credible and reliable partner for your business.’

‘Cartes recognizes the importance of the North American label manufacturing market,’ said Virgilio Micale, sales director of Cartes USA. ‘I look forward to meeting with companies all across America to understand their individual product requirements. I want to work together with customers to study their projects and offer new cost savings solutions that utilize our technology. 

‘We introduced our laser die-cutting technology to the market over 21 years ago and we have installed over 300 machines in 45 different countries around the world. We have pioneered laser technology for die-cutting of self-adhesive labels and we are very proud to be the innovators of this technology.’

Michael DeBard, president of Diversified Graphic Machinery, said: ‘It’s wonderful to partner with a company like Cartes because they are committed to continually investing the required resources to advance the technology for embellished labels to the next level. We look forward to working together with Cartes USA as together we can bring our clients the most innovative, cost-effective label machinery solutions that are backed by a company that is willing and capable to stand behind it. 

‘We welcome the opportunity to share and discuss how our innovative embellishment technology, with our exclusive patented semi-rotary die-cutting and laser technology for die-cutting and converting of labels can add value to your next projects.’

Cartes designs, engineers and manufactures label machinery which is modular is design and can be built in multiple configurations, including hot foil stamping, flatbed silkscreen printing, UV flexo printing and varnishing, cold foil, UV cast and cure, flatbed die-cutting, embossing, and the company’s patented semi-rotary die-cutting and laser die-cutting units.

The company has more than 4,000 machines installed in 90 countries.

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