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Xeikon supports brand protection with security print at HID 2017

Commercial printing Xeikon supports brand protection with security print at HID 2017


by Dimitri Van Gaever

Xeikon will reconfirm its leading position in the document printing space and highlight its security print capabilities with its flagship Xeikon 9800 duplex press at Hunkeler Innovation Days, Messe Lucerne, February 20 to 23.

Inspire our customers and prospects

“The transactional and book production space has been affected by the changing communications landscape and as such leading players are looking to the potential offered by adjacent markets. At this dedicated event, our objective is to inspire our customers and prospects by showing them new possibilities that are within their reach. This time, we are showcasing a demanding security application that features precision, quality, and reliabledata integrity.”

Dimitri Van Gaever, Business Development Manager of Xeikon

Xeikon 9800

This security application is centered around a personalised mailer that includes a high value personalized entry ticket. The substrate of choice is a top quality security paper and the inline finishing will be performed on Hunkeler and GUK equipment. The goal is to highlight the opportunities offered by security features such as variable data, UV clear toner, barcode, spot colors, microtext, guilloches, raised images. Xeikon technology is the perfect fit for this kind of high value application.

Xeikon recognizes that critical to smooth production is a well-chosen range of partnerships. As such, it has teamed up with Drewsen’s security paper, Agfa and its Arziro software and Hunkeler and GUK with their finishing equipment.

The Xeikon 9800’s unparalleled combination of quality, speed, versatility and TCO will be demonstrated with live production. The 21.5 m/min (70 ft/min) 5/5 one pass duplex, web fed press delivers 1200 dpi on media up to 512 mm (20.2 inches).

Seventh time at the show

“This is our seventh time at the show and the sector has undergone a significant amount of change. Our toner technology delivers sharp print and micro text detail. We are excited to see how it can help customers in this sector strive to meet increasingly complex job requirements. We can also support them as they investigate what other markets their capabilities can explore. To overcome the complexities of today’s document production, complex partnerships are essential. To create a highly-crafted, secure, communication that targets the right recipients requires a very skilful production team. We will be showing visitors how they can develop their own teams to capture the opportunities available.”

Dimitri Van Gaever, Business Development Manager of Xeikon


Xeikon, a division of Flint Group, is a long-standing leader and innovator in digital printing technology. Grounded in the principles of quality, flexibility and sustainability, Xeikon designs, develops and delivers web-fed digital colour presses for label and packaging applications, document printing, and commercial printing. These presses utilise LED-array-based electrophotography, open workflow software and application-specific toners.

As an OEM supplier, Xeikon also designs and produces plate makers for newspaper printing applications. In addition, Xeikon manufactures basysPrint computer-to-conventional plate (CtCP) solutions for the commercial offset printing market. For the flexographic market, Xeikon offers digital platemaking systems under the ThermoFlexX brand name. ThermoFlexX systems provide high-resolution plate exposure combined with unique plate handling, flexibility and unmatched productivity

In 2015, Xeikon joined Flint Group to create a new “Digital Printing Solutions” division for the leading global print consumables and solution provider to the packaging and print media industries. Flint Group develops and manufactures an extensive portfolio of printing consumables. These include a vast range of conventional and energy-curable inks and coatings, pressroom chemicals, printing plates and equipment, printing blankets and sleeves, and pigments and additives for use in inks and other colorant applications. Headquartered in Luxembourg, Flint Group employs some 7900 people. On a worldwide basis, the company is the number one or number two supplier in every major market segment it serves.

For more information about Xeikon, visit and for Flint Group, visit or contact:

Corporate Communications Manager

Danny Mertens
Brieversstraat 70 - 4529 GZ Eede, The Netherlands
T: +32 (0)3 443 13 11 – M: +32 (0)494 50 00 57 –

PR agency Xeikon 

Dorien Cooreman
Barastraat 175 - 1070 Brussels - Belgium
T: +32 (0)2 560 21 50 – M: +32 (0)478 98 60 58 –