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our ‘limitless’ G7 pressroom

JohnsByrne’s robust and modern pressroom is built to press the limits. Our wide range of G7-certified presses include our 15-unit press, Press384, which is uniquely configured to invite your imagination and push the envelope of what is possible on press. We combined our technology with decades of ingenuity, R&D, and passion to stand apart as industry trendsetters, thought leaders and problem solvers.

In-house ink lab

Our in-house, state-of-the-art ink department provides 24/7 coverage for fast turnaround times for ink creation, testing and press approvals. Working in a laboratory style environment, our ink lab team creates standard and experimental inks and coatings ensuring color consistency across various materials and processes. Custom colors including special match color or PMS colors that exceed industry standard. Our experts go the extra mile to produce innovative inks, coatings and treatments. Watch our in-house ink lab in action.

G7 Certified color management

Our team of G7-certified printing color management professionals processes your print needs with quality control to your specific print targets, including G7 grey scale within a color bar, color consistency and color balance throughout the press run. Our color management specialists take all the required measures to ensure consistency for the current print run and repeatability for future jobs by recording and storing L*A*B, chroma and hue measurements of ink along with reflecting curves with each job, ensuring your satisfaction with our color management and printing services.

Visual and tactile effects to decorate and differentiate

Brands from established to up and coming come to JohnsByrne for innovation, unparalleled quality and new printing techniques never attempted or successfully executed by other printing companies. Customers want fresh print ideas to fuel their brand and packaging innovations and they choose JohnsByrne because our ingenuity and passion shines through on every printing project we complete.

Our available on-press decorations and techniques include: Soft touch, Pearl, Grit/sand, Metallic sheen, and Iriodin coatings, Strike-through and Micro-debossing.

15-Unit press built for your limitless imagination

This one-of-a-kind press is uniquely designed and configured for JohnsByrne and with your needs in mind. Our 15-unit, Press384 is configured with an upfront coater, two coaters in the back, and an eighth ink unit. Coat, Print, Coat, Print, Coat, Dry – the possibilities for basic to experimental visual and tactile effects are endless. Press384 is built for your limitless imagination, this one-of-a-kind press delivers more creative freedom to our customers and is rated for speeds of up to 18k sheets per hour, so you’ll get size and speed in one convenient press. When you want to take your packaging to the next level with creativity, innovation and speed, JohnsByrne can take you there. Don’t miss out on what this press has to offer your business.

Other Pressroom facts

  • Our pressroom operates 24/7
  • All presses are G7 certified
  • Our presses are UV- and water-based equipped with UV and IR drying capabilities
  • Our SOP for color management exceeds the G7 tolerance on delta-E readings by 30 percent
  • Our coating units are equipped with a wide range of specially engraved anilox rollers to produce and experiment with coatings and loads to achieve different visual and tactile effects
  • We have extensive experience with printing on traditional to challenging substrates up to 40 pt., including: paper, paperboard, plastics, specialty materials: canvas, leather, wood veneer

Latest technology: energy efficient CO2-neutral press

Our newest press, a CO2-neutral Heidelberg Speedmaster XL complements our comprehensive in-house printing and finishing technologies. Leveraging both AI and big data, it is simply the most energy-efficient, highly automated press available today. And it’s designed specifically to address the confluence of two most-critical concerns facing our industry today: sustainability and speed-to-market.