Brandtjen & Kluge to Exhibit the EHG Half-Sheet Press

ST. CROIX FALLS, WI—April 30, 2012—Brandtjen & Kluge, a leading international provider of foil stamping, embossing and diecutting presses along with folding and gluing systems, will be exhibiting the EHG Series half-sheet press at drupa 2012 Stand number 11D22 in Dusseldorf, Germany, May 3-16, 2012. Kluge will be running live foil stamping and embossing demonstrations on the Kluge EHG 22×30″ (559 x 762mm) platen press and, once again, demonstrate why Kluge is known throughout the world as the leader in foil stamping, embossing and diecutting.

The Kluge EHG Series press is a platen style machine designed to meet the rigorous demands of the finishing market. Featuring a 22×30″ (559 x 762mm) platen as well as user friendly controls, the press is ideal for finishing half-sheet sized stock and products such as pocket folders, greeting cards, stationery, holograms and security, announcements, report and book covers, packaging and labels.

Kluge is pleased to announce that this machine has been sold to Starcke Oy, Finland. This is the second Kluge EHG for Starcke Oy and brings the total number of Kluge presses that have been supplied to Starcke to five. With almost 30 years of experience, Starcke Oy is one of the leading operators and pioneers in the world of post-processing solutions.

The company is well-known, particularly throughout Scandinavia, for their impressive foil stamping and embossing work. Starcke Oy have won many awards, notably the Gold Medal in the FSEA (Foil & Specialty Effects Association’s) Gold Leaf Awards Competitions.

Ari-Veli of Starcke Oy explains, “This is our second Kluge EHG and our fifth machine from Kluge. The quality and performance of Kluge platen presses has given us the platform to provide our customers with the high quality of foil stamping, embossing and diecutting that they are looking for. Foil stamping, embossing, and specialty effects on a product compose a level of quality, added value, shelf presence, brand recognition and security—attributes that orchestrate visual ‘music’ beyond the printed (or naked) sheet.”

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