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1. (WO2018162734) A PRINTING SYSTEM FOR PACKAGING MATERIAL

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/162734    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/055947
Publication Date: Fri Sep 14 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: B41F 19/00
B41J 3/54
B65B 61/02
Applicants: TETRA LAVAL HOLDINGS & FINANCE S.A.
Inventors: OLSSON, Sverker
DEBAECKER, Sylvain
Title: A PRINTING SYSTEM FOR PACKAGING MATERIAL
Abstract:
A printing system for providing a printed image (30) to a web (1) of packaging material (3) is provided. The printing system comprises a detecting unit (130) configured to detect a feature (10) on the packaging material (3), a control unit (120) configured to determine a first position of the detected feature (10), and a printing unit (110) having a plurality of printing nozzles (112). The control unit (120) is further configured to: determine a second position of an image (30) to be printed, the second position being determined based on the first position, determine at least one printing nozzle (112) based on the second position, and to activate the at least one printing nozzle (112) in order to print an image (30) onto the packaging material (3) at the second position.