Currie Group signs new glue plotter distribution deal at drupa

Above: Paul Whitehead, Francesco Sorbera, and Mark Daws

Currie Group has signed an exclusive distribution agreement effective immediately with F Service Automation for three models of Colibri and Phoenix glue plotters for point of sale and packaging solutions.

There are three products in the range – Colibri 140 (1400mm x 850mm), the Colibri 200 (2000mm x 1000mm) and the Phoenix (2700mm x 1750mm).

“This is a logical extension to our recent announcement with Elitron cutting systems – we are getting more into the automated and short run corrugated work through our sign and display products,” said Currie Group business unit manager – sign and display, Paul Whitehead.

“This is the first time Currie Group has had a gluing solution in this packaging space and continues to expand our offering in the sign and display category. This solution will suit sign and display companies that are getting more into packaging. We are seeing customers move to corrugate with short run and point of sale products in the retail space and this is a perfect fit for these businesses.

A demonstration of the F Service Automation Colibri 140 at drupa 2024

“This expands and enhances our solutions in the packaging industry,” said Currie Group director – labels and packaging Mark Daws.

“If you think about short run packaging, normally this glue has to be manually applied, so you have less waste and less set up and these products allow companies to automate the process with less manual intervention.”

The family business, based in Tuscany, has been manufacturing glue plotters since 2000 and they have installed 270 machines globally. Primarily sold in Europe, there are also other installations in United States and Canada.

A demonstration of the F Service Automation Phoenix at drupa 2024

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