Printhead and inkjet technologies manufacturer, Xaar, has celebrated a decade of collaboration with glass decorative print machine manufacturer Koenig & Bauer Kammann (Kammann).

Headquartered in Loehne, Germany, Kammann is a specialist within the Koenig & Bauer Group for the decoration of glass, plastic and metal containers, including spirit and soft drink bottles, drinking glasses, cosmetics and hygiene packaging.

The business began looking at developing a digital printing machine in the early 2010s.

When searching for a partner in digital inkjet, Xaar’s reliable, durable and quality printheads made it the obvious choice.

Over the last 10 years Xaar’s printheads have enabled Kammann to deliver the results its customers demand from their decorative digital print applications.

This continues today, with Xaar’s latest printheads, including the Xaar Nitrox, meeting the digital print needs for Kammann’s K15 and K20 product family of decorative packaging machines.

Kammann’s digital printing process allows the application of individual, personalised, and photorealistic print images on a variety of often challenging substrates and product packaging shapes, including round, oval, conical, flat and square.

Kammann’s Managing Director, Matthias Graf, said: “Our long-standing relationship with Xaar goes beyond that of customer and supplier.

"The past decade of innovative collaboration has allowed us to develop our digital printing solutions to achieve outstanding print quality for packaging.

“The combination of Xaar’s printheads with our machines has helped drive the innovative and revolutionary process of digital printed relief that our customers now benefit from, for the exceptional embossing of their premium packaging.”

Graham Tweedale, COO at Xaar added: “Xaar is incredibly proud to have been a trusted partner of Kammann for over 10 years.

"Our collaboration is pushing the boundaries of digital print technology in packaging.

“We look forward to continuing to develop our relationship, providing our world-class printheads, technologies and support as part of Kammann’s innovative digital decorative packaging solutions.”