Beating the bottleneck

From it's touch-screen control panel, KBA-MetalPrint's CS MetalCan printing unit for two-piece cans is said to capable of changing all ten plates in one minute with one operator

A two-piece beverage can decorator that features automated printing plate and web blanket changes could revolutionise the way in which the drinks industry uses its metal packaging. John Nutting visited to KBA-MetalPrint’s headquarters in Germany to see it in action

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