Diecutters are used in industrial packaging companies as an integral part for manufacturing boxes and displays, but also are used in commercial print shops for manufacturing labels, advertising media, stationary and other products.
Punching machines, which are used for this purpose are flat-bed diecutting or upgraded letterpress machines:
Flatbed die cutter
Here, the sheet is fed to the feeder and comes under a tool having the contours of the packaging and punches.In stripping the cut parts are separated from the blank and the sheet is fed to the sheet delivery.
Punching machines in letterpress printing
Of course, in thousands of print shop are still used the indestructible Heidelberg platen or cylinder as punching device.With these machines, for example, folders with tabs, business cards with blind embossing, letter sheet with detachable remittance slip, parking discs etc. still are made.
The most popular manufactures are Bobst, Heidelberg, Jagenberg, Wupa, Kama and Iberica.