Graphic Arts
Wrapping Paper

Background

Opening and unboxing gifts is an old habit that generally creates emotional and memorable moments for different reasons: the occasion or the gift itself. Customization is key everywhere in today’s marketing. Creating customized or personalized wrapping paper requires digital production techniques.

Production details

Here you can see a sample of wrapping paper printed on a Xeikon 9800 digital press.

  • Print dimensions: 500 mm x endless
  • Substrate: Verso Sterling Ultra C1S 60# Text, UPM Flexpack 70gsm
  • Toner: QA-CD CMYK
  • Finishing: Cut to size, both on sheets and on roll. Xeikon 9800 duplex press for double sided printed wrapping paper, Xeikon web finishing module, Xeikon print medium rewinder

The Xeikon 9800 has been the digital press of choice due to its extraordinary performance with its Xeikon One-Pass-Duplex™ technology providing the opportunity to print duplex on both sides, for example with a messaging or photo on the inside or to print simplex, only messaging or images on the outside.

Graphic Arts - Wrapping paper

What is the value of digital printing?

Digital production is making it easier and more affordable to produce one-off wrapping paper for marketing purposes or web2print sales of unique one-off products. The shorter run lengths, possibilities of store or regional specific campaigns and the demand for quick turnaround underlines the advantages of digital production.

Furthermore, digital printing with Xeikon offers:

  • unlimited length of printing size
  • duplex offset printing quality at high speeds with the advantages of digital printing
  • excellent deinkability to support and ensure optimized recycling process

Which is the preferred digital press for personalized wrapping paper?

The Xeikon 9800 digital printing press. The ultimate performer in digital document printing, which combines top quality printing, speed and versatility in media handling while offering a flexible workflow:

  • wide substrate range: from (un)coated to paperboard between 40 and 350 gsm (27 lb. text to 122 lb. cover)
  • top web speed: up to 21.5 m/min (70 ft/min)
  • high quality printing: 1200 dpi with wide color gamut and spot colors
  • variable data capabilities: perfectly suited to personalize direct mails with elements such as recipient names, relevant content, QR codes etc.
  • variable printing width up to 512 mm (20.2"): unlimited length

Which is the preferred digital production solution?

Below you can see an example of a full production set-up for personalized wrapping paper, which includes a Xeikon 9800 digital press with Xeikon One-Pass-Duplex™ technology, resulting in high speed output, a Web Finishing Module which applies an invisible protective layer to enhance scratch and scuff resistance, and a Variable Width Stacker to accommodate the stacking of various substrates. It is our complete digital printing solution, which comes with all the necessary components for seamless digital graphic arts printing. Instead of a Variable Width Stacker the line can accommodate also a Rewinder to support offline finishing.

Digital production solution with a Xeikon 9800