Comexi Inaugurates Its New Technology Center, a European Research and Development Benchmark for the Flexible Packaging
Located in Girona, Comexi CTec will offer maximum simplicity through training, industrial demonstrations, R&D, and custom designed solutions Comexi has invested 11 million euros in the new CTec. The company already has a technology center facility in Montenegro (Brazil), and in 2022, a new CTec will be unveiled in Miami (USA)
Girona, November 4, 2021.- Comexi, a global benchmark company of and specialist in the flexible packaging printing and converting industry, has inaugurated its Technology Center in Girona (CTec Girona). As a result of this inauguration, the company strives to provide better services, thus clearly demonstrating its commitment to worldwide proximity, innovation, and sustainability.
The company, with a presence in more than 100 countries, not only has its own production plants in Girona and Brazil, but also has commercial offices in the United States and Russia. Comexi has inaugurated the new CTec Girona within the parameters of sustainability and energy consumption, which have made Comexi distinguishable for a long period of time.
The new Manel Xifra Boada Technology Center, CTec Girona, is integrated into the company’s production center. It has a multipurpose space of 2,500 square meters for not only innovation and development of R&D projects, but also for training, consulting, demonstrations, and an industrial laboratory. CTec Girona will have 9 state-of-the-art machines for the flexible packaging sector. In collaboration with leading sector companies, such as ESKO, DuPont and Asahi, for offset plate engraving, the facility will have a pioneering prepress area. Globally, the new center will be a benchmark, not only due to its vastness and versatility, but as a result of reflecting corporate sustainability and the industry 4.0 project, which is a primary objective of Comexi.
This inauguration concludes the first phase of development. Within the next two years, CTec Girona will be complemented with new extensions, thus making it a global packaging sector reference point, at a functional level and for research and development.
In June of 2010, Comexi CTec began activities in Girona with an advanced flexo course for customers in the Middle East. The technology center was established with the same objective asn that of present-day: to impart knowledge to Comexi clients. From inception, Comexi CTec provided a variety of technology advice, as well as personalized training. Furthermore, the center has incorporated customer support for industrial tests, R&D, and innovation.
The new Comexi Technology Center features the most advanced tools regarding the digitization of processes and job workflows for printing and converting. One of these tools is Comexi Cloud, a digital service platform which assists customers with the improvement of their factory performance through the analysis of real-time production data. Consequently, this allows them to build and develop marter factories. Comexi Cloud, the most comprehensive online platform on the market to visualize, compile, analyze, and store data, has reinvented the manner in which printers and converters manage processes.
The CTec Girona team not only manage the execution of various services offered, but develop these new spaces as well.
“Our CTec in Girona is the natural response to longtime latent needs of the market, as well as an example of the importance of innovation in our sector. As a result of the renovated technology centers, we offer our clients the best-customized solutions for their businesses, thus responding to the trust they have in us”, stresses Manel Xifra, the president of Comexi.
About Comexi – www.comexi.com
Comexi, founded in 1954, has extensive experience in manufacturing equipment for the flexible packaging conversion industry. As a world leader, it operates five product lines, each specialized in a different conversion process: flexography printing, offset printing, laminating, slitting, and digital services. Furthermore, it has a Service and Technical Assistance Business Unit that offers service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The company has two production plants: one in Riudellots de la Selva (Girona, Spain) and another one in Montenegro, in the State of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil). There are also two offices in Miami (USA) and Moscow (Russia). Moreover, Comexi is represented in more than 100 countries. This commercial network allows us to have proximity to our customers in order to optimally respond to their needs.
Comexi includes the Manel Xifra Boada Technological Centre, Comexi CTec, where the company provides support and shares its knowledge with various groups involved in the flexible printing industry process.