Ellis Paper Box installs Komori Lithrone GLX Offset Press from Komcan

From left are Dave Ellis (President of Ellis Paper Box), Brad Ranson (Sales Manager at Komcan), Robin Walsh (Head Pressman at Ellis), Ron Westfall (Ellis’ Pressroom Supervisor), and Harold Maltais (Ellis’ Plant Manager) in front of their new Komori Lithrone GLX 6-colour, 41-inch press.

Komcan, the exclusive Canadian distributor of Komori offset printing presses and auxiliary equipment in Canada, has sold a new Komori Lithrone GLX 6-colour, 41-inch press with a coater to Ellis Paper Box in Mississauga, Ontario – an industry-leading packaging and folding-carton specialist catering to the pharmaceutical market. The new press was installed at Ellis’ 60,000-sq.-ft. Mississauga production facility, and comes with the highest level of automation and inspection systems available in the market today. Some of those features include PQA-S Sheet Inspection and colour control, PDC-X scanner and a full array of automation including logistics for skid movement. The versatile 18,000-sheet-per-hour press is capable of running up to 40-point board with a fully automatic non-stop feeder and delivery. Founded in 1983 by Bill Ellis, The Ellis Group has grown into one of the largest and most successful privately owned folding-carton manufacturers. This is Ellis’ 4th Komori GLX flagship press, and its 7th Komori press!

“We are beyond excited to introduce another new GLX into Ellis Paper Box. Ellis continues to grow, and it’s a testament to our equipment that they continue to partner with Komcan and Komori,” said Brad Ranson, Komcan Sales Manager. “We look forward to continue to work with Dave and the entire Ellis team.” Dave Ellis, President of Ellis Paper Box, added: “We’ve always enjoyed working with Komcan and Komori as partners with our press purchases. The new Komori GLX in our Mississauga facility with the high level of automation, will bring us to the next level in supplying our customers with the highest level of folding cartons.”

About Komcan and Komori America

Komcan Incorporated (Georgetown, Ontario) is the sole authorized agent for Komori printing presses and auxiliary equipment across Canada. It offers the complete line of Komori solutions including sales, factory-approved tech service, OEM parts and consumables. Tokyo-based Komori Corporation, a world-leading manufacturer of offset and digital presses, provides world-class technology based on 3 core principles – product reliability, outstanding print quality and substrate flexibility. With hundreds of patents, a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and representation worldwide, Komori is focused on the advancement of print. Komori America Corporation is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois and manages a sales and service organization across North America.

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