Czech printers & slitters come to U.S. (Extrusion).
Printing and converting machinery from Soma Engineering SRO in the Czech Republic is now available in North America from Macro Engineering & Technology Inc., Mississauga, Ont. Soma builds slitter/rewinders as well as six- and eight-color flexographic printing presses. Soma offers "German quality" at more competitive prices, according to a Macro spokesman. Macro recently sold a Compact model Soma slitter/rewinder, which runs at 1300 ft/mm and winds up to 25-in.-diam. slit rolls from 40-in. diam. parent rolls. Tel: (905) 507-9000, www.macroeng.com, www.somaeng.com