German canmaker Huber has succeeded in finding a system capable of producing high-resolution, colour-accurate prototypes of tinplate cans after installing equipment from compatriot company GMG, and Japan-based Mimaki.

The manufacturer of five-litre party kegs, general line cans, food cans and decorative tins had previously found problems with alternative systems, including inadequate printing resolution, colour gamut, and inks that were not sufficiently deformable. Material consumption was also too high, and the prototypes produced were not repeatable.

 

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