HeadquartersVia Michelangelo 2, Moglia, Mantova, 46024, Italy
CARTES, founded in 1970, is a global label machine manufacturing company, specialist on high value-added products market and pioneer in the development of innovative solutions for the self-adhesive as well as linerless reel-to-reel web printing finishing and converting processes.
CARTES has affirmed its success in 96 countries where more than 4000 machines are installed and recognized for their quality, mechanical strength and precision as well as the outstanding performance.
CARTES offers the widest range of label machines with; Digital & Conventional flat-bed screen printing, Hot stamping & embossing, Flexo coating & printing, Flat bed & semi-rotary Die-cutting as well as our exclusive Laser technology for converting applications.
Jet D-Screen (JDS)
THE DIGITAL EMBELLISHMENT
The CARTES JET D-SCREEN digital unit, which can be installed on both the GT360 and GEMINI series, allows you to create multi-layer effects, in-register varnishing, Braille printing and security applications, complex tactile and high-thickness embossing effects, high-precision foil application and 3D cast gold effects with fine details.
In just one-step, you can customize and refine labels, with no set-up costs, immediate start-up and no waste of materials.
Advantages of JET D-SCREEN unit:
- No tooling required;
- Immediate job changeover;
- Material savings in start-up and production;
- Image adaptability to printing;
- Certain cost: immediate calculation of the necessary varnish at the quotation phase;
- CARTES proprietary technology;
- Compatible with all materials, even natural ones and without primer;
- Ink thicknesses so far impossible to reach with jet ink technologies.
Digital Embellishment machine powered by two Jet D-Screen units and foil transferring
for metallic doming and detailed foiling.
GT 360 SERIES
PRINTING, DIGITAL FINISHING AND EMBELLISHMENT SOLUTIONS
The CARTES GT360 SERIES is an innovative series of modular label machines.
CARTES has actually developed a unique and innovative technology that allows to obtain the best results in terms of accuracy and productivity, both for short and long runs.
The technologies applied to the GT360 series machines make them considered one of the best option on the market, not only for the finishing, but also for fulfilling complete high value labels with the maximum economy.
In addition to the strength, the quality of the materials and the high precision at every speed, the GT360 series offers to the label market new and exclusive features such as:
- Speed and accuracy
- Energy saving technology
- Extreme modularity concept
GT360 SERIES fully modular platform that can be composed with the following units:
Flexo Coating & printing, Flat bed Hot stamping & Embossing, Flat bed Silk Screen printing, Digital Screen embellishment “JDS” with also Metallic Doming, Flat bed Die-cutting, Semi-rotary Die-cutting, Single or Dual Laser Converting with also our exclusive Invisible Laser Cutting “ILC” system and Turret Rewinder.
Also available over lamination, cold foil printing, “LOL” Label on Label registering application, Cut-Off window extraction system, Double sided adhesive tape applicator as well as many other gadgets to differentiate products finishing.
Finishing and embellishment configuration with Flexo coating, conventional Screen and Hot Stamping applications, Digital Screen printing with Foil transferring for Metallic Doming and
THE FINISHING SOLUTIONS
The CARTES GEMINI SERIES represents the new frontier in digital converting:
Modularity, versatility, performance, high speed, waste minimization and the possibility to save all parameters for a quick re-call.
GEMINI SERIES modular platform that can be composed with the following units:
Flexo Coating & printing Digital Screen embellishment “JDS” with also Metallic Doming, Flat bed Die-cutting, Semi-rotary Die-cutting, Single or Dual Laser Converting with also our exclusive Invisible Laser Cutting “ILC” system and Turret Rewinder.
Also available over lamination, cold foil printing, “LOL” Label on Label registering application, automatic change over workflow by “barcode reader” & automatic slitting positioning system as well as many other gadgets specially designed for converting.
Left to right or right to left workflow versions and in-line or off-line solutions available.
Laser Converting machine with Flexo coating, Automatic job Change Over, Invisible Laser Cutting and Turret Rewinding systems ready for web-to-print processing.