Features 168m/min cutting speed

Kongsberg PCS launches new digital cutter

Fox: "the Kongsberg Ultimate promises to redefine standards"
Fox: "the Kongsberg Ultimate promises to redefine standards"

Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems (Kongsberg PCS) has launched a new digital cutting platform, the Kongsberg Ultimate.

Unveiled yesterday (30 November), the machine features “innovative drive technology” and an acceleration rate of up to 2.74G, according to the manufacturer, as well as a cutting speed of 168m/min.

Kongsberg PCS said the device runs on six core values, the business added: Productivity, Precision, Safety, Uptime, User Experience, and Sustainability. On the latter point, the machine is said to incorporate greater use of recycled, readily recycled, and other materials with less environmental impact.

“Engineered with our deep understanding of corrugated and display converters’ needs for precision, the Kongsberg Ultimate promises to redefine standards and usher in a new era of productivity and innovation, delivering a fast return on investment for convertors of corrugated board,” said Kongsberg PCS president and CEO Stuart Fox.

“Enhancing operations and providing a significant competitive advantage, the platform sets a new industry benchmark and is set to drive the future of corrugated production for years to come.”

He added: “With corrugated converters around the world under increasing pressure to produce better, faster, safer, and more efficiently to meet the demands of the global market, we have underlined our commitment to deliver a solution that has been engineered for precision and built for productivity.

“Businesses seeking to elevate their operations need look no further than the Kongsberg Ultimate.”

Kongsberg PCS became a standalone company in 2021 following its acquisition from Esko in 2020 by private equity firm OpenGate Capital.