Flint Group Opens Global Innovation Centre Announces Investment of SOMA Printing Press


Flint Group has opened its Global Innovation Center (GIC) in Malmö Sweden. At the center of this facility is a new 8-station SOMA printing press equipped with web handling flint-groupand both water-based and UV printing capabilities.

“The center has been specially designed to focus on the development of products that will shape the future of Paper & Board printing, said Kim Melander, VP sales, EMEA & Global Strategy Paper & Board for Flint Group. “The investment in our new state-of-the art SOMA printing press is a significant milestone and a clear demonstration that we are fully committed to invest in our industry and support our customers’ growth through an innovative development workflow.”

Flint Group’s SOMA printing press is available for product benchmarking and customer trials, the company stated. The press is equipped with features such as the SOMA Ink Cartridge System, Falcon II Intelligent Job Setting, and Inkstorm auto wash-up, along with sleeves, aniloxes, and doctor blades manufactured by market leaders in the flexographic printing industry.