Fujifilm: DLE rinsing unit used in conjunction with the new Fujifilm Flenex Direct Laser Engraving system to post wash plates to remove the rubber debris from the plate surface. Numbers projected on these for the next 18 months is very encouraging.
Heights' collaborations with a number of leading Graphic Arts suppliers will see new products coming on stream in the months leading up to the end of 2012.
Magnesium Elektron: Mega Etch 120 is a unit designed to etch magnesium embossing plates and the first unit is due to be installed in July at Magnesium Elektrons Swinton site, with two more units to follow for customer sites.
Toray Industries: Waterless Processor used for processing silicone based litho printing plates. Toray Industries staff will be on site at Heights during July to run tests on the unit.