UK manufacturer GEW wins EDP Award at FESPA 2015

UK-based manufacturer of UV curing systems for printing, coating and industrial applications, GEW, was awarded the trophy for ‘Best Print Support Tool’ for the LW1 LED UV-lamphead at the 2015 FESPA show.

During a ceremony at the 2015 FESPA show in Cologne, Germany, the European Digital Press (EDP) Association celebrated the winners of its eighth EDP Awards, attributing GEW the 

GEW’s LW1 lamphead with LED technology is the most powerful UV-curing system for printing and coating applications currently available. In combination with the RHINO electronic power supply LED arrays can attain peaks of 22W/cm² while at the same time achieving life cycles of over 20,000 hours (about 7 to 10 times longer than GEW arc lamps with 2 to 3,000 hours).

GEW (EC) Limited is headquartered in England with subsidiaries in the US, Germany and India and supplies UV ink curing systems for the printing and packaging industries. Specialist applications include UV-systems for wide web CI presses, silicone release coating, inkjet and industrial applications. The company serves an international customer base with sales, service and support available worldwide 24 hours a day.