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Investments

With a view to always going further and higher in terms of quality, innovation and high standards, ATE relies on continuous improvement and investment in both people and technology.

Key dates

At Alsace Techniques Etiquetage, we invest up to 30% of our turnover in the development of new technologies in order to meet all demands.

Investment in equipment

1989

1 7″ rotary printing and cutting machine (width 180 mm) 3 colours + 3 cutting stations

1991

1 slitter 1300 mm

1994

1 10″ rotary printing and die cutting machine (width 254 mm) 6 colours + 3 cutting stations

1995

1 7″ rotary printing and die cutting machine (width 180 mm) 6 colours + 3 die cutting stations
1 flatbed diecutting press 10″ (width 254 mm)

1998

1 10″ rotary printing and die-cutting machine (width 254 mm) 6 colours + 3 cutting stations
1 cut-off machine

2000

3 rotary die-cutting machines 7” (width 180 mm) 3 cutting stations
1 10″ rotary die-cutting machine (width 254 mm) 4 cutting stations

2001

1 crosscut saw

2004

1 10″ rotary printing and die cutting machine (width 254 mm) 6 colours + 4 cutting stations

2006

1 20″ rotary die cutting machine (width 510 mm) 4 cutting stations

2007

lay down of a non-stick floor
overpressure of the premises and waste extraction
1 automated and computerised filing cabinet for cutting tools and plates
1 slitter 1500 mm

2009

acquisition of Rototechnix (www.rtx.fr)
1 10″ rotary printing and cutting machine (width 254 mm) 6 colours + 3 cutting stations

2010

1 13″ laser cutting machine (width 330mm)
7 non-stop winders

2011

1 10″ RDC rotary die cutting machine (width 254 mm) 7 cutting stations, servo-driven, camera-controlled
1 10″ rotary printing and die-cutting machine (width 254 mm) 6 colours + 3 die-cutting stations

2012

2 RDC 10″ rotary die-cutting machines (width 254 mm) 4 cutting stations, servo-driven, camera-controlled
1 13″ digital press (width 330 mm)
1 digital packaging machine (width 330 mm)

2017

1 20″ rotary printing and die-cutting machine (width 510 mm), servo-driven, 6 colours + 3 die-cutting stations
1 crosscutting machine
4 camera measuring devices
1 high-speed dust-free mandrel cutter
1 misting system to maintain a constant humidity level

2018

1 RDC 24″ rotary die-cutting machine (width 610 mm) 10 cutting stations, servo-driven, camera-controlled
1 digital cutting machine

2019

1 RDC 10″ rotary cutting machine (width 254 mm) 10 cutting stations and 1 laser cutting station, servo-driven, camera-controlled

2020

3 RDC 10″ rotary cutting machines (width 254 mm) 5 cutting stations, servo-driven, camera-controlled
1 RDC 24″ rotary cutting machine (width 610 mm) 10 cutting stations, servo-driven, camera-controlled, 4 lasers and 100% camera control

2021

1 suction and particle filtering system
1 high resolution 4K 3D digital microscope
1 vacuum system and compactors
1 RDC 10″ rotary cutting machine (width 254 mm) 18 cutting stations and one laser cutting station, servo-driven, camera-controlled

Machine park

10% of turnover is devoted to investments each year. Because investing in the latest technologies and training our staff equals giving us the means to meet our customers’ ever-increasing quality and precision requirements.

TECHNICAL CUTTING

24'' ROTARY DIE CUTTING (610 MM WIDTH)

SYSCO 10 STATIONS + FLEXO + LASERS (X1)

  • 10 cutting stations, 1 flexographic printing station and 4 lasers
  • 3 in-line cameras linked to 8 screens for 100% quality control
  • Tolerance +/- 0.1 mm, repeatability up to +/- 0.05 mm (depending on the material)
  • Fully servo-driven platform
  • Precise tracking with CCD camera
  • Ideal for large series, large format parts and the production of multilayer laminates in die-cutting and laminating
  • Food environment (particle extraction)
  • Winding tension control (to reduce the risk of adhesive creep)
  • Possibility to enlarge the developed space between 2 layers (to save raw materials)
  • Possibility of a 100% guarantee of zero liner marking

SYSCO 10 STATIONS (X1)

  • 10 cutting stations
  • Tolerance +/- 0,1 mm, repeatability up to +/- 0,05mm (depending on material)
  • Fully servo-driven platform
  • Precise tracking by CCD camera
  • Ideal for large production runs, large format parts and the production of multilayer laminates in die cutting and laminating
  • Winding tension control (to reduce the risk of adhesive creep)
  • Possibility to enlarge the developed space between 2 layers (to save raw materials)
  • Possibility of a 100% guarantee of zero liner marking

10" ROTARY CUTTER (WIDTH 254 MM)

SYSCO 18 STATIONS + LASER (X1)

  • 18 cutting stations and 1 laser
  • Tolerance +/- 0,1 mm, repeatability up to +/- 0,05mm (depending on material)
  • Fully servo-driven platform
  • Precise tracking by CCD camera
  • Ideal for medium to large production runs and the production of multilayer die-cuts and laminates
  • Control of winding tension (to reduce the risk of adhesive creep)
  • Possibility to enlarge the developed space between 2 layers (to save raw materials)
  • Possibility of a 100% guarantee of zero liner marking

SYSCO 10 STATIONS + LASER (X1)

  • 10 cutting stations and 1 laser
  • Tolerance +/- 0.1 mm, repeatability up to +/- 0.05 mm (depending on material)
  • Fully servo-driven platform
  • Precise tracking by CCD camera
  • Ideal for medium to large production runs and the production of multilayer laminates in die-cutting and laminating
  • Winding tension control (to reduce the risk of adhesive creep)
  • Possibility to enlarge the developed space between 2 layers (to save raw materials)
  • Possibility of a 100% guarantee of zero liner marking

SYSCO 7 STATIONS (X1)

  • 7 cutting stations
  • Tolerance +/- 0,1 mm, repeatability up to +/- 0,05mm (depending on material)
  • Fully servo-driven platform
  • Precise registration by CCD camera
  • Ideal for medium and large production runs and the production of multilayer laminates in cutting and laminating
  • Control of the winding tension (to reduce the risk of adhesive creep)
  • Possibility to enlarge the space between two applications (to save raw materials)
  • Possibility of a 100% guarantee of zero liner marking

SYSCO 5 STATIONS (X3)

  • 5 cutting stations
  • Tolerance +/- 0,1 mm, repeatability up to +/- 0,05mm (depending on material)
  • Fully servo-driven platform
  • Precise tracking by CCD camera
  • Ideal for medium to large production runs and the production of multilayer laminates in die-cutting and laminating
  • Winding tension control (to reduce the risk of adhesive creep)
  • Possibility to enlarge the developed space between 2 layers (to save raw materials)
  • Possibility of a 100% guarantee of zero liner marking

SYSCO 4 STATIONS (X2)

  • 4 cutting stations
  • Tolerance +/- 0,1 mm, repeatability up to +/- 0,05mm (depending on material)
  • Fully servo-driven platform
  • Precise registration by CCD camera
  • Ideal for medium to large production runs and the production of multilayer laminates in die-cutting and laminating
  • Winding tension control (to reduce the risk of adhesive creep)
  • Possibility to enlarge the developed space between 2 layers (to save raw materials)
  • Possibility of a 100% guarantee of zero liner marking

7'' ROTARY CUTTER (178 MM WIDTH)

MA830 3 STATIONS (X4)

  • 3 cutting stations
  • speed 91m/min

DIGITAL CUTTING

ZUND DIGITAL CUTTING TABLE (X1)

  • Cutting speed up to 1.41m/sec
  • Cutting accuracy +/- 0,1 mm depending on parameters and materials
  • Intelligent control technology, advanced drive system and sophisticated tooling
  • Ideal for small series, prototypes, samples and medium series
  • Infinite possibilities
  • High precision
  • Easily reproducible cuts
  • Reduced costs and scrap
  • Flexible method

SEI LASER CUTTING MACHINE (X1)

  • Dual head laser cutting up to 330mm width
  • Ideal for prototypes and small series
  • Great freedom of choice at low cost

PRINTING

FLEXOGRAPHY

GALLUS EM 510S (X1)

  • 6 flexographic printing stations and 3 cutting stations
  • 2 x 6 colours (or 5 colours + varnish) = 2 possible machine passes
  • Maximum material width: 510 mm
  • Maximum printing width 500 mm
  • Double-sided printing
  • UV curing
  • Sensotec register system
  • Suitable for medium and large production runs, ideal for large format parts
  • Numerous substrates possible (PE, PET, PP, paper, cardboard but also for materials smaller than 15 µ (metallized films, transparencies, plastics…)

GALLUS EM 260 (X1)

  • 6 flexographic printing stations, 2 screen printing stations and 4 cutting stations
  • 6 colours (or 5 colours + varnish)
  • Maximum material width: 260 mm
  • Maximum printing width 250 mm
  • Embossing and Braille
  • Double-sided printing
  • Cold gilding
  • Laminating (lamination)
  • UV curing
  • Many substrates possible (PE, PET, PP, paper, cardboard, etc.)
  • Cutting by the unit or in sheets

GALLUS EM 280 (X2)

  • 6 flexographic printing stations and 3 cutting stations
  • 2 x 6 colours (or 5 colours + varnish) = 2 possible machine passes
  • Maximum material width: 280 mm
  • Maximum printing width 270 mm
  • Double-sided printing
  • Delaminating and lamination
  • Cold foil stamping
  • Hot air and UV drying
  • Sensotec register system
  • Many substrates possible (PE, PET, PP, paper, cardboard, etc.)

DIGITAL PRINTING

XEIKON 3300 (X1)

  • 4-colour printing (CMYK) and 5th colour station for spot colour, security toner or opaque white
  • Maximum material width: 330 mm (13″)
  • Maximum print width 320 mm (8.5″)
  • Printing speed: 380 m²/hour
  • High output and print quality (1200×3600 dpi)
  • Ideal for variable data printing (increments, Datamatrix, barcodes, QR codes)

PRE-CUTTING AND CUT-OFF

CUT-OFF CUTTING

CEVENINI ED 500 (X1)

  • Maximum width: 1600 mm (63”)
  • outer diameter of the reel 500 mm
  • Cutting width from 2 mm to 1600 mm

CEVENINI ED 400 (X1)

  • Maximum width: 1600 mm (63”)
  • outer diameter of the coil 400 mm
  • Cutting width from 2 mm to 1600 mm

ROLL CUTTING

DCM (X1)

  • Width from 800 mm to 1600 mm (63”)

DIMACO (X1)

A family business with an international scope

  • 13,5 M euro turnover

    13,5 M euro turnover

  • 2/3 of turnover from exports

    2/3 of turnover from exports

  • 320 active customers

    320 active customers

  • 21 countries supplied

    21 countries supplied

  • 69 employees

    69 employees

  • 3000 M2 of production space

    3000 M2 of production space

  • 700 raw materials

    700 raw materials

  • 40 machines

    40 machines