Monthly Archives: August 2010

Innovative Design: The Kongsberg XL22

The Kongsberg allows Colad’s innovative design team the ability to execute sample making and short run production at lightning speed, handling anything from thin cartons to some of the most demanding heavy-duty materials.

So the next time you receive one of those beautiful looking, accurately trimmed protoypes from your Colad Account Executive, just keep the design team’s hard work in mind!

Colad's design team cleans the Kongsberg XL22 after the installation of the new cutting mat

Colad Featured in Print Solutions Magazine

The Colad Group’s efforts to evolve within the printing and promotional packaging market have not gone unnoticed. Print Solutions Magazine featured Colad’s new Dynamic Digital Packaging capabilities in their June issue, in an article that discusses advances in digital and offset printing for the packaging market. Todd Anson, president of Colad, speaks about how digital print quality can live up to the legacy that is offset. In the article, he sheds some light on how people are perceiving digital in saying,

Initially, some of the sales team thought it was necessary to have some kind of disclaimer for customers that digital quality isn’t the same as offset. Now, they are starting to realize that’s not the case.

The Colad Group's Xeikon 6000 Digital Press

In related news, Paper Film and Foil Converter Magazine also featured The Colad Group’s new Xeikon 6000 Digital Press, highlighting the fact that Colad is forging new markets by bringing digital capabilities to their current product offerings. Digital printing for packaging continues to grow as end users understand the advantages of fast production times, variable data, no minimum order quantity, and new applications such as QR Codes and pURLs. Aside from being a leading manufacturer in presentation and promotional packaging, The Colad Group is leading the way in offering a unique solution – Dynamic Digital Packaging.

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