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Smart automation solutions for the printing industry

B&R will be presenting advanced automation solutions for building smart machines at Printpack India 2019. Together with these Industrial IoT ready solutions, B&R will be displaying its entire range of control, motion, HMIs, Panels, PCs, I/Os and software solutions for complex printing applications in Hall 14, Stall J68+J69+J70. 

“Printing market demands machines to achieve error-free, cost-effective production of short-run print jobs at reproducible high quality. B&R’s smart automation solution helps users to achieve goals such as increased production flexibility, reduced downtime, enhanced operator safety and minimized wastage with maximized efficiency,” says Mayank Pagaria, Printing Industry expert at B&R India. “B&R is a preferred automation partner for market leaders in printing and packaging market with more than 120 manufacturers of analog, digital, functional and 3D printing machines already relying on B&R automation,” he adds.

More precision and efficiency

High precision motion control plays a vital role in ensuring consistent high print quality on today's high-speed presses. However, the challenge is to achieve cost-effective and error-free production of short- run print jobs at reproducible high quality. B&R offers high-precision motion control and ready-madetechnology solutions such as virtual sensing and model predictive control, register control, multi-zone tension control, registration mark detection and processing, compensation of motor cogging andwinding calculator to name a few. By boosting positioning precision by up to 80%, it promises a significant improvement in print quality. Another highlight at booth will be B&R's revolutionary mapptechnology, which accelerates software development by an average 67%.

New opportunities with advanced automation
Trends toward increased individualization and personalization for targeted marketing campaigns aredriving demand for shorter print runs and faster turnaround times. Digitization is the key to providing individualized printed products. Automation systems from B&R fulfill all the requirements of moderndigital production. B&R’s seamless automation solutions addresses various increasing demand for small batches of customized, personalized printed products. Smart automation solutions from B&Rfulfill all these requirements and helps to achieve optimum resource and energy utilization with consistent results.