Boutwell Owens installs first Highcon Beam digital cutting and creasing machine in the USA

17 October 2017

Paperboard packaging specialist Boutwell Owens & Co. Inc. has completed the installation of the USA’s first Highcon Beam digital cutting and creasing machine at their site in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.

The top-of-the-line Highcon machine has taken its place in the company’s highly successful digital packaging production suite alongside the Highcon Euclid II. The addition of the Highcon Beam, which brings digital finishing to the heart of mainstream folding carton production by addressing runs of up to 15,000 sheets, reaffirms Boutwell Owens’ vision of leading the industry’s digital transformation.

With a speed of up to 5,000 sheets per hour, the Highcon Beam was developed as a robust solution to the challenges facing folding carton converters and print service providers, replacing the expensive and slow conventional die-making and setup process with a high speed digital technology, Once integrated into the mainstream folding carton production environment.

Boutwell Owens & Co., Inc. produces folding cartons, display cards, specialty and promotional packaging, commercial printing, labels, and laminated fluted packaging.