- Masterstroke started as dedicated carton package printer in the 1980s, and has since grown to into wider packaging and security printing
- FDC-510 die cutter installed in-line with older Edale Sigma press to increase production capacity during 24/7 production cycle
Nigerian printer and converter Masterstroke Packages has installed an Edale FDC-510 web-fed flatbed die cutter to sit alongside their five other Edale printing presses and converting machines.
Masterstroke started out as a dedicated carton package printing in the 1980s, and has since grown to into packaging and security printing.
It employs more than 300 people, working across two plants on a 24/7 production schedule.
The company produces a range of applications over a wide variety of sectors including telephone recharge cards and scratch off vouchers, as well as printed packaging and labels for beauty and cosmetics. It also has a strong presence in the food and beverage market.
Five other Edale machines
The FDC-510 joins Masterstroke’s existing range of Edale presses and will add a significant increase in capacity for the production of a variety of different solutions.
It was retrofitted and runs in-line with the company’s older Edale Sigma press for the production of dedicated short-run folding carton applications.
Dotun Magbagbeola, Masterstroke owner, said: ‘Our production facility operates 24 hours a day in an effort to meet customer demand and keep lead times down.
‘We combine both state-of-the-art equipment, in the form of the Edale presses, alongside skilled personnel to ensure superior print quality to our customers.
‘We have witnessed a change in the packaging needs in the country, and this is where we made the decision to purchase the Edale flatbed die cutter as it seemed the perfect fit running in line with our Sigma press – we are thrilled with not only the quality of the products it has been producing, but also the efficiency.’
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