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Merlin lasers elastomer coating plates on HELL S1000

Detailed user report available

Offset prepress service provider Merlin has been supplying directly engraved elastomer coating plates for the surface finishing of folding cartons since 2013. In 2019, the company added a PremiumSetter S1000 to its production equipment, resulting in a number of significant advantages over the previous processes.


Headquartered in Essen, the Merlin Group is one of Germany’s leading prepress companies for offset printing. The Group is also actively involved in publishing, producing successful trade journals for all kinds of sectors. Its wide-ranging portfolio covers everything from agency services and data processing to imaged offset printing plates. Merlin also manufactures flexographic coating plates for offset packaging printing throughout Germany. The company recently expanded its direct imaging capacity for coating plates by installing a PremiumSetter.


Read the detailed report here:

User report Merlin (PDF, 0.8 MB)


The PremiumSetter S1000 gives Merlin a number of significant advantages over the previous processes

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