Daco Solutions Ltd
Daco Solutions 250th Machine Sold To Label Metrics

Tuesday October 1st, 2013

UK label converting equipment manufacturer Daco Solutions, Beverley, is celebrating the design of its 250th machine with a sale to leading label converter, Label Metrics.

The deal for the new Daco D350 was clinched at Labelexpo Europe 2013 after Label Metrics saw the specification in advance. more…


Pyrotec increases capacity for leaflet-label production

Pyrotec, the leading provider of production identification solutions, has recently invested in state-of-the-art equipment and technology to increase capacity of its Fix-a-Form® leaflet-label production and efficiently process large volume orders.

Fix-a-Form® is an internationally licensed leaflet-label that allows for the incorporation of extensive information in the space of a standard product label. Timothy Beattie, General Manager of Pyrotec PackMedia, says: “This device is extremely popular amongst our agrochemical and pharmaceutical customers, as it allows for the inclusion via automatic application of essential information pertaining to the product’s composition, dosage instructions, precautions and indications. In order to better serve this market, we have upgraded our service offering through increasing the capacity of our factory, allowing us to efficiently process large volumes in the shortest amount of time possible.” more…


Daco Solutions Designs Die Cutter With No Equivalent

Monday September 2nd, 2013

UK label converting equipment manufacturer Daco Solutions, claims that the redesign of its PLD330 into a PLD350 rotary die cutter has delivered a machine with no equivalent in the plain label production market.

“We resisted the temptation to just ‘stretch’ the 330mm web width into 350mm to the detriment of the performance,” says director David Beynon. “We re-designed the machine from the bottom up.” more…


Three Innovations For Die Cutter Technology

Friday August 30th, 2013

Daco Solutions, Stand 7K135, Labelexpo Europe 2013, 24-27 September, Brussels

A rotary die cutter with a one-metre unwind and auto cut and apply system; the only die cutter with semi-automatic turret, auto cut/apply and a 30 second make ready; and an improved table top die cutting machine with back scoring system for waste control are three major developments from Daco Solutions on stand 7K135. more…


Future Of Die Cutting – Size Matters

Monday August 5th, 2013

Die cutting machinery must increase in size if it is to meet the changes demanded by the market, says David Beynon, director of Daco Solutions.

The market drivers pushing the physical boundaries of die cutter design are two-fold, he maintains.

“There is a crippling lack of even semi-skilled labour out there capable of operating expensive machinery. Like it or not, there is no option but to take the human factor out of the equation,” he says.

The second market dynamic is cost. Higher capacity machines will be a fact of life to counteract the effects of rising label stock prices.

“Over the last three years paper prices have rocketed. This has had a direct effect on the price of paper label stock.”

Beynon predicts that the next five years will see a marked shift towards wider web widths and bigger unwinds. A typical 450mm (18”) unwind a few years ago increased to 700mm (27.5”) which is now the norm and we are now supplying machines with 1m (40”) on a regular basis.

“Five years ago label producers were buying 250mm (10”) machines. Customers have since seen their profits decrease, particularly following the recession. We all need to work smarter and more efficiently and that means higher capacity machines with a lower unit production price.”

Daco Solutions has put its R&D money where its mouth is by developing the PLD350, semi-automatic turret rotary die cutter with an auto cut and apply head, job storage, 700mm (27.5”) unwind and an optional 1m (40”) unwind with integral roll lift.

In anticipation of wider webs and heavier dies, Daco is considering for the first time working with partners that specialise in roll lifters and die hoists.

“A solution will have to be found for the weight issue,” concludes David Beynon.

Daco PLD350 Rotary Die Cutter with Semi-Automatic Turret Rewinder for the efficient manufacture of plain labels.


Another Successful Daco D250R Installation Into Europe

Tuesday May 7th, 2013

Label Metrics purchases a Ben Bunch fan folder for their plain label division.

Tuesday April 30th, 2013

Following the recent purchase of a Daco rotary die cutter, Label Metrics were being asked regularly for fan folded labels.  Daco were able to convert a Ben Bunch 500 to servo drive that had been running with a mechanical connection on an Edale Beta flexographic label press. more…


Edale to hold UK open house – 9th May 2013

Edale, the UK’s leading printing and converting manufacturer, will be hosting an informal Open Day at their purpose built factory and showroom, based on the South Coast, on Thursday 9 May between 10am – 4pm. more…


QSX Labels Installs Daco 330 Combi Turret Rewinder

Daco Solutions is pleased to add Quik Stik – Xygraphix [QSX Labels] of Everett, Massachusetts to their growing list of customers in North America with the recent installation of the Daco 330 Combi Turret Rewinder.

QSX Labels, established in 1957, has grown into one of New England’s premier label manufacturers producing a wide range of high quality product labels in their 21,000 square foot facility in Everett, Massachusetts – just a few miles outside of Boston. more…


19mm (3/4″) Air Mandrel Capability Added To The Daco PLD / PLR350 Semi-Automatic Turret Rewinder

Thursday September 6th, 2012

Many thermal mobile printers now use the 19mm (3/4″) cores.  Daco Solutions have developed their own range of 19mm air mandrels for use on the PLD350 semi-automatic turret rewinder and utilises end support for the mandrels.

The Daco PLR is a fast efficient way of rewinding small rolls such as weigh scale labels, promotional labels and price marking labels and with the addition of a rotary die station(s) becomes a very flexible way to produce thermal transfer labels for the full range of thermal printers. more…